Towns & Villages
How do we sum up our towns and villages ? Unique character and small-town charm with international appeal.
your way through our regions and, tucked between our natural wonders you can
taste a little slice of bygone joys in our picture-postcard-perfect towns and
idyllic places steeped in our special spirit, history and culture, where people
still take a moment to greet each other in the street or sit down to enjoy a
quiet cup of coffee. Now add a uniquely sophisticated and worldly pride in
cuisine, culture and community events, and you’ll begin to discover what makes
New Brunswick feel like home.
and discover all of the charming village and small-town moments that make up a
New Brunswick day.
for a bowl of seafood chowder at the local diner where all the pick-up trucks
are parked, or drop into a studio and chat with the artist. Admire
picket-fenced clapboard houses with overflowing window boxes of blooms, and
browse the antique stores. Greet the fisherman at the pier and choose from the
pick of his catch.
be shy. Follow the signs to yard sales and lobster dinners at the local church.
Join in local Canada Day celebrations or community fairs, and, if someone
invites you over to their place for a kitchen party, say yes. Trust us, you
won't feel like a stranger for long.
seems the smaller the town or village, the faster you’ll feel at home.
don't let size fool you, if you're curious, there’s lots going on! These are active lively places, peopled
with busy, friendly New Brunswickers.
This seaside village is an ideal base from which
to explore the Fundy National Park, and a great spot to experience the huge Bay
of Fundy tides.
Surrounded by steep cliffs and hills, you can stay at one of the several hilltop accommodations to see the ebb and flow of the Fundy tides from a birds eye vantage point.
out of the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reacquaint yourself with
nature in this warm and friendly Acadian seaside town.
Enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of Chaleur Bay: stroll the boardwalk or
just relax on one of the golden beaches. Naturalists shouldn’t miss the Chaleur
Bay salt marshes and a chance to see the rare Maritime Ringlet butterfly.
leave without sampling delicious traditional cuisine, or indulging in succulent
seafood, fresh from...
Jumping-off point for ferries to Grand Manan
Island, this small, friendly fishing village is home to several prominent seafood
As you’d expect, it is a great place to enjoy the bounty of the sea,
to take a boat tour to see the region’s nine charming lighthouses, to hike,
bike, or kayak to take in more natural beauty, or just relax and beachcomb.
Keen anglers won’t want to miss this village. It
is the birthplace of the “Blackville Special”, the “Oriole”, and the
“Reliable”, just a few of the many salmon flies created here on the banks of
the beautiful Miramichi River.
Nurture your angling talent with experienced local guides and take the
opportunity to catch ‘the big one’ as tens of thousands of Atlantic salmon make
their way up the river annually. Why not stay at...
thriving, dynamic town nestles by a large sand dune at the mouth of the
Bouctouche River. There are parks, monuments, an arboretum, a museum and a
farmers’ market. An eco-centre explains the complexities of the fragile dune
link the dune to the centre of town, and there are forests and waterways to
with an interest in history or things Acadian (or looking for family fun) won’t
want to miss Le Pays de la...