Looking for an urban escape where nature isn’t far away? Look no further than Fredericton. Nestled along the lower portion of the Saint John River, New Brunswick’s capital is a city where Victorian homes and tree-lined streets pair the best of the urban environment with the natural world. Max out your summer fun at these Fredericton must-see and must-do spots…

                                                   FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

 

                                                    FOR SOME QUALITY R&R…

 

                                                      FOR FUN FESTIVALS…

  • Move to the rhythm of the Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival.  This year’s lineup includes The White Buffalo, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, and many more amazing acts. September 10–15.
  • Be a Scot for the weekend at the NB Highland Games Festival. July 25–28.

 

                                                     FOR SOMETHING DELISH…

 

                                                           FOR FAMILY FUN…

  • Choose from more than 20 family fun ideas around the city.
  • Get hands-on at Science East, NB’s only science centre, with over 150 creative, hands-on science experiments.
  • Play at Kingswood Park, Atlantic Canada’s Largest Family Entertainment Centre with a 45-foot inflatable obstacle course, 21-foot-high play climber, laser tag, bowling, and arcade games.
  • Catch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony, outdoor concerts & movies, A Day in a Soldier’s Life, heritage walking tours, outdoor theatre, and much more at the Historic Garrison District.
  • Take a step back in time and make a little history of your own at Kings Landing.

 

                                                       FOR A BIT OF QUIRKINESS…

 

                                                    FOR THE BEST INSTAGRAM PICS…

  • Bill Thorpe Walking Bridgeconnects the two sides of the city and is one of the best places to catch a stunning sunset on the Saint John River.
  • Carleton Parkruns along the North River Front Trail and mirrors the south side green.
  • UNB Campusis one of the most beautiful campuses in the country with red brick, ivy-covered Georgian architecture and lush landscaping.

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