Our top 10 of New Brunswick will answer your questions!

There are so many wonderful scenic sights and outdoor adventures to discover in New Brunswick. From whale watching excursions in St. Andrews, historic city centres, extensive festivals and events and diverse natural beauty to extraordinary coastal scenery and quaint seaside villages. The eastern province of New Brunswick has something for everyone.

New Brunswick is the largest of Canada's Atlantic Maritime Provinces. That’s why we decided to write a blog about the top places to go and activities to do when visiting New Brunswick.

1. Whale watching


New Brunswick is home to the world-famous Bay of Fundy, where you can find some of the world's rarest whales in the world due to the highest tides. If you are looking for one of the most memorable and extraordinary experiences you could ever imagine, whale-watching is the perfect activity for you. With so many options available, enjoy this unique experience in a sailboat, catamaran, or cruiser, to name a few, from Saint Andrews, Grand Manan Island, and Campobello Island.

2. Beer trails


Fredericton, New Brunswick’s capital city, is situated along the banks of the Saint John River and has the highest concentration of breweries in Atlantic Canada. Enjoy cycling and walking throughout the city with its excellent trail system, allowing you to see, eat and drink your way around. With over 107 beers listed from Fredericton breweries, we are sure you will find your favourite one (or two!). Discover more about New Brunswick’s cities and region on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

3. Wide open spaces


This Canadian eastern province has all kinds of activities waiting for you to try in its remarkable wide open spaces! Discover New Brunswick's national and provincial parks, such as Fundy Trail Parkway, Fundy National Park Kouchibouguac National Park, Mount Carleton Provincial Park, plus witness The Hopewell Rocks in the Bay of Fundy, to life a unique natural experience of both high and low tides. Whether it’s whale watching tours, hiking, biking or even water activities, take in a view that will take your breath away and start exploring New Brunswick’s outdoor adventure. For more information, click on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

4. Hiking trails


New Brunswick is the largest of Canada's Atlantic Maritime Provinces and is comprised of 80% forest, making it an explorer’s dream. It is home to 9 provincial parks offering spectacular, diverse natural beauty and hundreds of hiking trails for all skill levels. For more information, click on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

5. The Culture


New Brunswick has so much more to offer than lush vistas, uncrowded beaches, breathtaking scenery and delicious cuisine. Discover the vibrant and welcoming culture of this Atlantic Canada province. Experience Acadian's unique culture where you will learn about their history, music and folklore. For more information, click on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

6. A foodie destination


Known as the lobster capital of the world, taste the freshest lobster, oysters, mussels, scallops, clams, crab, halibut and salmon in Atlantic Canada, a haven for seafood lovers. Feast on some of the most unique recipes and Acadian cuisine here, in New Brunswick. For more information, click on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

7. The warmest beaches in Canada


Did you know Canada has more coastline than any other country in the world? Enjoy miles of unspoiled coastline abound, from the Bay of Fundy to the tranquil sand dunes of the Acadian Coast. Whether you prefer a sandy beach or a rugged coastline, New Brunswick has something for everyone. For more information, click on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

8. Cities and quaint coastal communities


Discover the shopping and restaurants range of the most popular New Brunswick cities: city of Moncton, the seaport city of Saint John and the capital, Fredericton. Famous for their coastal beauty as well as the colourful villages,add these quaint coastal communities to your bucket list: St Andrew by the sea, St. Martins, Village of Alma and Caraquet. For more information, click on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

9. A world-renowned fishing experience


With an abundance of waterways and shores, fishing in New Brunswick is a great way to spend a lovely time connecting with nature. Fish Atlantic salmon, sea run trout, striped bass on the Miramichi River the best fishing river in the world! For more information, click on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

10. Your best road trip in Atlantic Canada

From the awe-inspiring landscapes, the intriguing history and the amazing culture. Take to the open road and experience these incredible vistas while enjoying a holiday take it set to your own pace with its distinctness and bold personality. For more information, click on the Tourism New Brunswick website.

Inspired to explore this amazing destination, request our brochure here. If this article has inspired you to visit New Brunswick, our team of expert advisors would be happy to personalise your perfect holiday, just call us on 0161 888 5632 or click here to explore more holidays with First Class Holidays.

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Posted on 23rd September 2022


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