Category: St John River Valley

Thoughts on Cambridge-Narrows

I had the opportunity two weeks ago to finally venture over to the Eastern part of my home country. The furthest east I had gone was Toronto, and I thought to myself, no easterner would remotely consider that “truly east” so I figured I had better get over to the “real” east, and see part of Atlantic Canada. As a classical singer, often you have to travel to where the best voice coaches and/or teachers live, in order to get high-quality lessons. This is what I was doing for the week. As a result, I did not travel through the […]

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Explore 19th Century New Brunswick at Kings Landing Historical Settlement

The drive from Fredericton towards Woodstock along the banks of the St. John River (on the Woodstock Road or route 102) allows one to take in the beauty of the St. John River Valley. The route north from Fredericton on the Trans Canada Highway or route 2 is faster but certainly not as scenic. Those who appreciate “slow” tourism will get a great view of the Mactaquac Dam which provides a good proportion of New Brunswick’s electric energy needs. Near the dam is the well serviced Mactaquac Provincial Park which offers freshwater swimming, boating and camping. The construction of the […]

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Welcome to the Gateway to the Fundy Experience!

Situated in the River Valley tourist zone Sussex is now trademarked as “The Mural Capital of Atlantic Canada” and is known for its 26 murals depicting the history of the area. Sussex is centrally located in the triangle between Moncton, Fredericton and Saint John and therefore no more than an hour in any direction from the many splendours available in this not seen enough province. Set your compass to take a day trip in any direction and you will come across beautiful countryside, scenic rivers and falls, 16 covered bridges, Hopewell Rocks, St. Martins and the ocean, Alma fishing port, […]

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