Travelzoo Tips: New Brunswick

Oct 12, 2017

We asked our members to share the must-see places in their own communities. Here are their tips for New Brunswick.

Try a new take on camping in Canada's National Parks

Credit: Parks Canada

In her guest blog, Claudia Laroye -- also known as The Travelling Mom -- shares four unique ways to camp, from yurts to "cocoons."

Hop over to Fredericton to see the Coleman Frog

The local legend is preserved for posterity at the Fredericton Region Museum. "It is the kitschiest thing in the province. The world's biggest frog. How can you not look?"             -- Member Shantell

"Romantic Canadian Destinations," a guest blog by One Modern Couple. Read it here!

Climb Sugarloaf Mountain in Campbellton, New Brunswick

"The views are awesome," says member Marie.

Seek Out the Hidden Waterfalls of Fredericton, New Brunswick

Photo: Emma Chevarie
Seek out the waterfalls hidden along the Trans-Canada Highway in Fredericton, such as Garden Creek Falls at Mile Marker #1. "It is absolutely gorgeous and is within Fredericton city limits. It's nicer than waterfalls abroad!" -- member Lorry

Step Back in Time at Kings Landing Historical Settlement

"The entire historical experience at Kings Landing is genuine. In addition to updated and repaired buildings, the original settlement buildings are exactly as the original settlers built and lived in. Local people both volunteer and are in the employ at Kings Landing, all dressing in original clothing styles suitable to the time period...And for the traveller who wants accommodation, a mere 15-minute drive will take you to hotels, motels and even better, to Mactaquac Provincial Park where you can pitch your tent and swim in the river!" -- Member Jane

Enjoy an Acadian Feast from the East

In the latest instalment of our blog, "'We're Riding Shotgun on Chuck and Danny's Road Trip,'" the two chefs (who are joined by chef Pierre Richard, centre) recommend trying the seafood delights of Fundy National Park in New Brunswick.

See Big Axe in Nackawic, N.B.

This is the biggest axe in the world. There’s a nice little park and a playground, and a three-kilometre nature trail along the river.” -- Member Stephen

Eat a Lobster Roll from Atlantic Canada

"Sandwiches don't get much more Canadian than the red-and-white lobster roll!" -- Member Jennifer

Bike and Swim in Cavendish, PEI

"Rent bikes in North Rustico and ride along the path to Cavendish, Prince Edward Island. When riding you are along the ocean. You can stop halfway for a swim. When you get to Cavendish, stop for lunch and COWS ice cream. It was our favorite part of our trip. -- Member Tanya

See Places Associated with Famous Canadian Books

© Parks Canada / Scott Munn

In her guest blog, travel writer Ilona Kauremszky shares places associated with beloved children's classics.

Leg it to the Giant Squid sculpture in Glovers Harbour, Nfld.

It's a replica of a creature caught nearby in 1878 and certified by the Guinness Book of Records as the biggest squid in the world. The squid is "one of many giant quirky statues across our country. They range from funny animals to everyday items that make each city or town special. I wish I could visit them all!"-- Member Jacqueline

Visit the Saint John City Market

Travelzoo member Peter suggests a visit to New Brunswick's second-largest city. "The architecture in uptown Saint John is truly amazing, and the Saint John City Market is outstanding. Many buildings have been renovated to their original architecture, and there are many shops and restaurants to visit.

The Loudest Festival in Canada? It's in New Brunswick!

Find out why you shouldn't miss the Festival Acadien de Caraquet in this guest post by Janice Waugh of Solo Traveler.

Take a 'two-nation vacation' in Campobello Island, N.B.

"You can cross a small bridge to enter Lubec, Maine. Campobello is home of the Roosevelt family’s must-see estate." -- Travelzoo member HeidiRenee

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