Visiting New Brunswick
The Bay of Fundy demonstrates the highest tides in the world and is arguably the most attractive feature of your New Brunswick travel itinerary. High and low tides can be witnessed twice a day to reveal what lies on the ocean floor. The bay attracts a number of naturalists to the area and is the site for whale watching tours. Explore the popular flowerpot rock formations at Hopewell Rocks. Or take a hike through Fundy National Park and observe the wildlife and scenery on offer.
Head to Saint John to discover fossils displayed at the New Brunswick Museum. Relax at Cape Jourimain Nature Centre and look out to the Confederation Bridge. Or visit the vast sandy beaches at Kouchibouguac National Park and take the opportunity to canoe to a nearby collection of gray seals.
Stay in a typical Acadian village found along the Acadian Peninsula and stop off at the Acadian Wax Museum to learn more. Discover more about their heritage at Bouctouche, Cap Pelé and the living history museum of Village Historique Acadien.
Indulge in the artwork found in Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton. While there explore the historic Garrison District on foot. Enjoy the entertainment in the district over the summer but head to Moncton for its Coliseum and The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada.
Top itineraries in New Brunswick
Explore the Canadian Maritimes as you travel through the Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick.Taste remarkable seafood, discover a unique Acadian culture and drive some of Canada's most spectacular coastlines.
Combine New Brunswick’s all-natural good looks and its intriguing past with this scenic road trip. Along the way, guided tours bring it all to life, ranging from whale watching trips to champagne-paired caviar tastings.
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Where to go in New Brunswick
Moncton impresses with its array of entertainment on offer. Choose between the Moncton Coliseum and The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada that both draw crowds. Explore the arts scene, heritage and museums within the city and mix this with the great shopping and seafood restaurants available.
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 offe…
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