Coastal New Brunswick, Canada, Guide and Information
Gorgeous New Brunswick is a large destination with lots to see and do. While you likely can’t explore every corner of this province during your trip, you can still see and experience some of the best of the best sights in the region. To help you whittle down your itinerary to just the top, must-add activities, here are our top five things to do in New Brunswick.
At Fundy National Park, you can check out the bay — which is known for having the highest tides in the world — as you stroll the beaches or get out in the water on a kayak, but also enjoy the scenery away from the ocean, such as with camping, hiking or, in the winter months, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing.
The rocks along the bay of Fundy, shaped by the pounding of the tides, date back millions of years and are some of the oldest formations in the world. The diversity in the history along the shores of the Bay of Fundy is as dramatic as these giant tides.
The region is a tapestry of Aboriginal, English, French, Irish and Loyalists descendants. Each has contributed to the culture, architecture, traditions, arts and even the place names in the county.
One look at the New Brunswick Discovery Map tells you that the French influence in this part of Canada is indeed grand (big).
Outside of Quebec, New Brunswick is where you’ll find the greatest number of French speakers. They make up over thirty percent of the population thanks to sixteenth century French settlers.