18 days in New Brunswick Itinerary

18 days in New Brunswick Itinerary

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18 days in New Brunswick Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Fredericton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Saint Andrews
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Campobello Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Saint John
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Alma
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Moncton
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Bathurst
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Ottawa

2
nights
Fredericton

Fredericton ©
Fredericton is the capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. On the 19th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Beaverbrook Art Gallery and then steep yourself in history at Legislative Assembly Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Old Government House, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Landing, and then walk around Odell Park.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Fredericton day trip planning website.

Ottawa to Fredericton is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Fredericton is 1 hour. In juillet, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint Andrews.

Things to do in Fredericton

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hartland Covered Bridge, Kings Landing
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Kings Landing ©
Kings Landing
Beaverbrook Art Gallery ©
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Hartland Covered Bridge ©
Hartland Covered Bridge

3
nights
Saint Andrews

Saint Andrews ©
Offering everything from fine dining and seaside camping, to whale watching and golfing, Saint Andrews remains a premier vacation destination in New Brunswick's far southwest corner.
Saint Andrews is known for wildlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kingsbrae Garden, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium, get outside with St. Andrews Ocean Adventures, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Andrews tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fredericton to Saint Andrews in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. juillet in Saint Andrews sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Campobello Island.

Things to do in Saint Andrews

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Chocolate Museum
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The Chocolate Museum ©
The Chocolate Museum
Kingsbrae Garden ©
Kingsbrae Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Campobello Island

Campobello Island ©
Campobello Island is an island located at the entrance to Passamaquoddy Bay, adjacent to the entrance to Cobscook Bay, and within the Bay of Fundy. On the 25th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Mulholland Point Lighthouse and then walk around Roosevelt Campobello International Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Herring Cove Provincial Park, visit a coastal fixture at East Quoddy Lighthouse, and then step off the mainland to explore Campobello Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Campobello Island online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Saint Andrews to Campobello Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Saint Andrews in juillet, expect nights in Campobello Island to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint John.

Things to do in Campobello Island

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Campobello Island
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
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Roosevelt Campobello International Park ©
East Quoddy Lighthouse ©
East Quoddy Lighthouse
Campobello Island ©
Campobello Island

3
nights
Saint John

Saint John ©
An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint John: St. Martins (Fundy Trail Parkway & St Martins Sea Caves). There's lots more to do: walk around Irving Nature Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Moosehead Breweries, contemplate the waterfront views at Reversing Falls Rapids, and admire the masterpieces at New Brunswick Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saint John trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Campobello Island to Saint John in 2.5 hours. In juillet, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Alma.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

St. Martins
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Fundy Trail Parkway ©
Fundy Trail Parkway
Irving Nature Park ©
Irving Nature Park
Reversing Falls Rapids ©
Reversing Falls Rapids

1
night
Alma

Alma ©
Alma is a village in the parish of Alma, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Enrage and then explore the striking landscape of Fundy National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Alma day trip site.

Getting from Saint John to Alma by car takes about 1.5 hours. In juillet, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Moncton.

Things to do in Alma

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Enrage
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Fundy National Park ©
Fundy National Park
Cape Enrage ©
Cape Enrage

3
nights
Moncton

Moncton ©
Called "Hub City" because of its history as a major transportation center, Moncton boasts two universities and a pleasant downtown filled with restaurants and shops.
Step out of Moncton to go to Hopewell Cape and see Hopewell Rocks, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Magnetic Hill Zoo, walk around Centennial Park, examine the collection at Steeves House Museum, and make a trip to Shediac's Giant Lobster.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Moncton road trip planning site.

You can drive from Alma to Moncton in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Alma in juillet, plan for a bit warmer days in Moncton, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bathurst.

Things to do in Moncton

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ecocentre Homarus Eco-Centre, Eglise de Saint-Henri de Barachois, Hopewell Rocks, Shediac's Giant Lobster, Steeves House Museum
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
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Hopewell Rocks ©
Hopewell Rocks
Magnetic Hill Zoo ©
Magnetic Hill Zoo
Magnetic Hill Park ©
Magnetic Hill Park

3
nights
Bathurst

Bathurst ©
Bathurst is the county seat for Gloucester County, New Brunswick, and is at the estuary of the Nepisiguit River. On the 3rd (Mon), play a few rounds at Gowan Brae Golf & Country Club, admire the sheer force of Pabineau falls, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Coronation Park. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Youghall Beach Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Daly Point Nature Reserve, and then go for a walk through La Promenade Waterfront.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bathurst online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moncton to Bathurst. In août, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bathurst

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Pabineau falls ©
Pabineau falls
Daly Point Nature Reserve ©
Daly Point Nature Reserve
Gowan Brae Golf & Country Club ©
Gowan Brae Golf & Country Club

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