Fredericton is a beautiful small city that is the capital of New Brunswick. Walk past the Victorian architecture and the historic district that demonstrate the city's military past. Most of the city's activity is concentrated south of Saint John River with plenty of shopping and restaurants on offer. With plenty of festivals going on, Fredricton is a city you'll enjoy year round.
You shouldn't miss the collection at Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Marvel at the 19th and 20th century paintings it exhibits, including works from Salvador Dali.
Enjoy a heritage walk around the Historic Garrison District of Fredericton. Watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Officers' Square in the summer and learn more about the British Army that was garrisoned in the district from 1784 to 1869. Enjoy the summer entertainment including concerts and theatrical performances with plenty of activities available to keep you busy.
There are a number of parks within the city to enjoy as well as a golf course to practice your swing. Stay central to enjoy watersports on the Saint John River that cuts through the city or choose to relax on the beaches of Killarney Lake.
Alternatively you can ski on Crabbe Mountain or take a day trip to explore the nearby Mactaquac Provincial Park. You'll also have the opportunity to stroll around King's Landing Historical Settlement. This portrays the daily life of a typical rural 19th century village in the province in the form of a living history museum.
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