Alice-Anne at the Blue Heron has these suggestions. Drive on a natural road made by tides while the tide is low. Visit the estate of Sir William Vanhorne on the tidal island. Built in early 1900s. See www.ministersisland.net/van-horne.htm for more. Get up close with hundreds of sea creatures at the Huntsman Marine Centre. See www.huntsmanmarine.ca for more. Visit several historic churches with period architectures. View summer estates of the rich from the Victorian era.
The town of St. Andrews-by-the-Sea has been a favourite with vacationers and tourists in New Brunswick for well over a century. Founded by Loyalists in 1783, St. Andrews became a favoured place for the wealthy from Boston to Montreal to while away the summer months in well appointed hotels and luxurious summer homes. They arrived on trains with their entourage of servants and all necessary supplies. These well-heeled, summer residents who sought a respite from the heat and congestion of large eastern cities where they made their money, established a kind of elegance that persists in St. Andrews today. The […]