Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Grand-Etang

The ocean views and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Grand-Etang. This relaxing and walkable city entices travelers with its hiking and seafood restaurants. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Grand-Etang

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Grand-Etang a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Centre de la Mi-Careme (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Le Portage Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Cheticamp Visitor Centre (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Grand-Etang

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Grand-Etang is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cheticamp Harbour Range Front Lighthouse (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Cheticamp Visitor Centre (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Skyline Trail (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Doyles Bridge Pool (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Sea Wolf Island National Wildlife Area (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Cape Breton Highlands National Park (22.6 mi / 36.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Grand-Etang

Fly into Sydney, NS (YQY), the closest airport, located 54.3 mi (87.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Grand Étang?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 30 vacation rentals near Grand Étang. From 25 Houses to 5 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Grand Étang for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Skyline Trail: 26 vacation rentals
  • Cheticamp Visitor Centre: 36 vacation rentals
  • Cheticamp Harbour Range Front Lighthouse: 40 vacation rentals
  • Whale Interpretive Centre: 24 vacation rentals
  • Lake O'Law Picnic Park: 100 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Grand Étang 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 Grand Étang?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 25 Houses in Grand Étang. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grand Étang include:

  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 5 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 27 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Grand Étang. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.