New Brunswick

Atlantic Canada Lighthouse on the cliff at Souris, Prince Edward Island
Why Atlantic Canada is the Best Place to Spend Your Summer Holiday

Walk barefoot along a secluded beach.  Smell the salty, crisp, clean air. Savour lobster, scallops, clams, mussels and other bounties of the sea. These and many more memorable experiences await you this summer in Atlantic Canada and the Maritimes. This year, in particular, it’s a great destination to consider when
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Fall in Love with Scenic St. Andrews, New Brunswick

Staycations are the name of the game for many Canadian families in 2020, but if you’re still looking for a getaway for the clan or just you and your partner, New Brunswick’s scenic St. Andrews should top your list. True, this suggestion may appeal more to east coast residents since
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A proud gardener at Upper Canada Village demonstrates how the vegetables are grown - Photo Jan Feduck
Tasty Time Travel: Food History at Canada’s Historic Sites

Children sat quietly around a harvest table eating with their family and talking about what farm chores needed to be done for the day. This French family was dining as if in the 1700s at New Brunswick’s Acadian Village. A little boy, visiting with his family stood around the outside
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Grand Manan Island: Family Fun, Adventure…and a Surprisingly Good Coffee Scene

Accessible by ferry only, the journey to Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick takes 90 minutes from the small community of Blacks Harbour which lies halfway between the city of Saint John, and the picturesque summer tourist town of St. Andrews by-the-Sea. The largest island in the Fundy Isles, Grand Manan
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Algonquin credit: Lia Rinaldo
Wet, Wild (and Spooky) Adventures in St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick

An hour’s drive from the city of Saint John, and only a hop away from the American border, the colourful waterfront town of St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick, has long been a summer playground for wealthy Americans. The Algonquin Resort, famous for its ghosts; the fascinating Covehoven Estate on Minister’s
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On the Farm with AirBnB Farmer Gerry and the Christmas Trees
On the Farm with AirBnB Farmer Gerry and the Christmas Trees

A last minute scramble is not how every mom dreams of starting a family vacation but there I was, desperately Googling cheap accommodations while juggling naps and lunch for my three little tykes. We were just about to take off on a nine-day road trip from Halifax to Toronto and
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kingslanding_Where history is awesome. Photo Jan Napier
Long Before Cell Phones at Kings Landing Historical Settlement

Sometimes I wish that cell phones had never been invented. So many of us, including our kids, are non-productively slumped over them for way too much time. What would it have been like in a simpler time, long ago? Step through a portal to the past at Kings Landing Historical
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Canadian National Parks
A Journey Across Canada’s Provinces and Territories in 13 National Parks

From the grandeur of Rocky Mountains in Jasper to the salmon-filled streams of Gwaii Haanas, Canadian National Parks are natural treasures that draw visitors from around the country and around the world. This year, in honour of Canada 150, Parks Canada is offering free entry into all of these gems. It’s
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Acadian Coastal Drive - Village of Grande-Anse
New Brunswick – Très Cool Cruising on the Acadian Coastal Drive

I’m half Acadian and thrilled to guide you on this Acadian culture tour. It’s filled with history, gorgeous scenery, great family activities, and a laid back vibe. You’ll see the Acadian flag flying everywhere and its colours (red, white and blue) gloriously utilized all over. This scenic route hugs the
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24 Hours of Family Time in Fredericton
24 Hours of Family Time in Fredericton

“Nooo, don’t take Ghostly Gus to look for your missing daughter. We love Ghostly Gus,” my nine-year-old daughter laughs as we watch a brief kerfuffle between a haunted hike ‘participant’ and our leader on the pretty riverside walking trails that lace downtown Fredericton. Bemused, we watch the two race off
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