Published December 2016
Calling all adventurers! Grab your comfiest shoes, your best camera, and your favourite travel companion, ‘cause 2017 is gonna be the best year yet. Things to do in New Brunswick range from the relaxing to the exhilarating – get ready to #ExploreNB.
1. Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with us
Canada is having a B-I-G birthday in 2017 and we’re celebrating all year long. Come join the fun.
2. Go island hopping through the Fundy Isles
Picturesque fishing villages, breathtaking scenery and friendly islanders will charm your socks off on this three-island trip.
3. Fish on the Mighty Miramichi
Take in the spectacular scenery as you fly-fish in this world-famous salmon fishing river.
4. Snowmobile the Northern Odyssey
Start your engines and get ready to test your limits on 1500 km (900 mi.) of trails in the snowiest province in the Maritimes.
5. Swim in Canada’s warmest salt water
With an average water temperature of 29 °C, you’re sure to get a very warm welcome at Parlee Beach Provincial Park.
6. Shop local at Canada’s oldest farmer’s market
Wander through this National Historic Site and buy the freshest produce from businesses who’ve been at the Saint John City Market for over 100 years.
7. Take The Hopewell Rocks Challenge
Walk the ocean floor at low tide, then return to the same spots hours later and kayak the four-storey high tides at the Hopewell Rocks.
8. Snowshoe to the magical Midland ice caves
Discover an enchanted winter wonderland deep in the forests near Midland.
10. Stay somewhere surprising
From dream domes to houseboats to cliff-top camping you’re sure to find a one-of-a-kind place to stay on your New Brunswick holiday.
11. Find your Acadian joie de vivre
Explore the living village of Le Pays de la Sagouine, where theatre, music, comedy and dance are a part of daily life.
12. Go leaf-peeping in autumn
Roadtrip along one of our five scenic drives and experience autumn in technicolour.
13. Attend a traditional powwow
Drum, dance, eat, and celebrate as you learn about the rich traditions and cultures of the Maliseet and Mi’kmaq of New Brunswick
14. Learn to love the snow
Ski, skate, snowboard, snowshoe, snowmobile, and *snow* much more at Sugarloaf Provincial Park, the ultimate vacation destination to amp up your winter.
15. Steal a smooch under a kissing bridge
Better pucker up, because there’re over 50 covered bridges in New Brunswick (including the world’s largest in Hartland).
16. Climb the Maritimes’ highest peak
Whether on your own or with a guide, Mount Carleton Provincial Park is the perfect place to unleash your inner mountaineer.
17. Experience a billion years of history
Climb volcanic rocks, paddle an Ice Age river, walk on the ocean floor, and more, all at Stonehammer UNESCO Global Geopark.
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