New Brunswick

Eight Surprising Delights Around Canada's Bay of Fundy

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One of the Seven Wonders of North America, the Bay of Fundy is, obviously, a treasure. It's located between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, and has the highest tidal range in the world (!!!). 

Visiting the Lobster Capital of the World

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Want to get your photo taken with the world's largest lobster? Head to Shediac, New Brunswick, in Atlantic Canada, for all things lobster. 

Visiting the Lobster Capital of the World

Explore New Brunswick: Fredericton's Changing of the Guard

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If your family includes history buffs, this is the ONE thing you need to make time for when you visit Fredericton, New Brunswick - a town that we just love.

Twice a day in the summer, there is a changing of the guard

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Explore New Brunswick: Fredericton's Changing of the Guard

Top Things To Do in The Bay of Fundy

by Janice Waugh / Jun 25, 2017 /
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The Bay of Fundy is a place where the rhythm is naturally created by the 12 hour cycles of the ocean tides.

Top Things To Do in The Bay of Fundy

The Bay of Fundy – a Natural Wonder

The Bay of Fundy is a special place in so many ways, a perennial favorite for travelers from around the world. I went to have a look thanks to New Brunswick Tourism and Tourism Nova Scotia. 

More than A Garden: Curious Llamas, Tiny Houses, and Teapot Trees at Kingsbrae Garden

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We’ve just returned from an Epic Canadian Road Trip, driving from our home in Kalamazoo, Michigan all the way out to St. John’sNewfoundland (yes, a ferry was involved). Why? Well, I’m the co-founder of Writing Walking Women, and we chose St. John’s as the site of our conference this year – MUCH more on that to come!

Inside the Candy Church, Lameque, New Brunswick

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 28, 2015 /
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On the northeast shores of Lamèque Island, New Brunswick, lies a folk art treasure. Sainte-Cècile Church, also known as the Candy Church, was built in the early 1900s.

Inside the Candy Church (Sainte-Cècile Church), Lameque, New Brunswick

Acadian History Comes Alive in a New Brunswick Village

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A glimpse into Acadian history at New Brunswick's Village Historique Acadien - Acadian Historical Village (VHA) showcases the daily lives of Acadians in New Brunswick over a period of several hundred years.

Take a Spooky Haunted Hike in Fredericton, New Brunswick

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Do you love haunted hikes? I both love them and get scared, which I guess is a sign of their greatness. Whilst in Fredericton, New Brunswick (a town I dearly love and can't recommend enough) this summer, a local theatre group, the Calithumpians, took us all around town and scared and creeped us out - with spooky stories of history, mayhem, and murder. A graveyard was visited (holy smokes!).

Where to stay in St. Andrews, New Brunswick

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 17, 2015 /
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Have you ever wanted a place you could go back to, every summer, for your entire life? If you don't have a cottage in northern Michigan or Minnesota, or a camp in Maine, then you probably are still searching. I've got the answer for you - the delightful, family-friendly perfection that is the Algonquin Resort, in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Only a skip across the bay from Maine, St.

Where to Stay - and Eat - in Miramichi, New Brunswick

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Where to Stay - and Eat - in Miramichi, New Brunswick

Nestled alongside the Miramichi River in (you guessed it) Miramichi, New Brunswick is a treasured hotel, and a genius restaurant. I had no idea, when we pulled up to the long (very long!) yellow building fronting the river, that such goodness would await us inside.