Destination guide

Travel to friendly Ingonish

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Ingonish. This welcoming city is known for its whale watching, hiking and boating. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Ingonish

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ingonish a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Highlands Links (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Franey Mountain (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Cape Smokey (7 mi / 11.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Ingonish

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ingonish

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Ingonish is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chutes Mary Ann Falls (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Black Brook Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Middle Head Trailhead (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Franey Mountain (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Cape Smokey Provincial Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Ingonish

Fly into Sydney, NS (YQY), the closest airport, located 40.9 mi (65.9 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ingonish?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 23 vacation rentals near Ingonish. From 14 Houses to 4 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ingonish for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ingonish?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ingonish. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chutes Mary Ann Falls: 26 vacation rentals
  • St. Paul Island South Point Lighthouse: 28 vacation rentals
  • Cabots Landing Provincial Park: 16 vacation rentals
  • Cape Smokey Provincial Park: 73 vacation rentals
  • Franey Mountain: 46 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ingonish listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ingonish?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 14 Houses in Ingonish. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ingonish include:

  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Ingonish?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 23 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ingonish. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.