May 16-21, 2013. Nova Scotia, Canada. Golfing in Cape Breton. Highland Links Golf Course designed by Stanley Thompson and opened in 1941, has 18 hole layout capturing the land forms and increbile scenery of the Atlantic Ocean coastline and the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Here, a time marker reminding guests to keep up pace. It takes approximately 5 hours to play the whole course. Piotr Redlinski for The New York Times.