A version of this article originally appeared on the Tourism New Brunswick website.
Calling all adventurers! Grab your comfiest shoes, your best camera, and your favourite travel companion because New Brunswick is full of things to do. From the relaxing to the exhilarating, get ready to #ExploreNB with these 18 adventures for 2018.
1. Taste something right out of the ocean
In New Brunswick you'll have endless access to the freshest seafood anywhere. Grab a lobster fished that same morning and learn to crack it and clean it yourself. No delicious meat is left behind!
2. Go island hopping through the Fundy Isles
Picturesque fishing villages, breathtaking scenery, and friendly islanders will charm your socks off on this three-island trip.
3. Fish on the Mighty Miramichi
Take in the spectacular scenery as you fly-fish in this world-famous salmon fishing river.
4. Snowmobile the Northern Odyssey
Start your engines and get ready to test your limits on 1,500 kilometres of trails in the snowiest province in the Maritimes.
5. Swim in Canada’s warmest salt water
With an average water temperature of 29 °C, you’re sure to get a very warm welcome at Parlee Beach Provincial Park.
6. Shop local at Canada’s oldest farmer’s market
Wander through this National Historic Site and buy the freshest produce from businesses who’ve been at the Saint John City Market for over 100 years.
7. Take The Hopewell Rocks Challenge
Walk the ocean floor at low tide, then return to the same spots hours later and kayak the four-story high tides at the Hopewell Rocks.
8. Snowshoe to the magical Midland ice caves
Discover an enchanted winter wonderland deep in the forests near Midland.
9. Zoom on zip lines
Get an adrenaline rush at Saint John Adventures, Cape Enrage, or the Grand Falls gorge.
10. Stay somewhere surprising
From dream domes to houseboats to cliff-top camping you’re sure to find a one-of-a-kind place to stay on your New Brunswick holiday.
11. Find your Acadian joie de vivre
Explore the living village of Le Pays de la Sagouine, where theatre, music, comedy, and dance are a part of daily life.
12. Go leaf-peeping in autumn
Roadtrip along one of our five scenic drives and experience autumn in technicolour.
13. Attend a traditional powwow
Drum, dance, eat, and celebrate as you learn about the rich traditions and cultures of the Maliseet and Mi’kmaq of New Brunswick.
14. Learn to love the snow
Ski, skate, snowboard, snowshoe, snowmobile, and *snow* much more at Sugarloaf Provincial Park, the ultimate vacation destination to amp up your winter.
15. Steal a smooch under a kissing bridge
Better pucker up, because there are over 50 covered bridges in New Brunswick (including the world’s largest in Hartland).
16. Climb the highest peak in the Maritimes
Whether on your own or with a guide, Mount Carleton Provincial Park is the perfect place to unleash your inner mountaineer.
17. Experience a billion years of history
Climb volcanic rocks, paddle an Ice Age river, walk on the ocean floor, and more, all at Stonehammer UNESCO Global Geopark.
18. Head out on a road trip
Explore New Brunswick the way it was meant to be experienced. Jump in a car, hit the road, and take it all in on these road trips.