Tag: Hiking

Top 5 Things to see in Grand Manan, NB

Brenda of Captains Jewel of Grand Manan recommends the following five things to see in Grand Manan near the Bay of Fundy. Swallowtail Lighthouse Hole in the wall Seal Cove Beach Southern Head Whitehead Island And … Great restaurants are Mclaughlin Wharf Inn (gourmet dining) Galloways (anything is good here)  Ferry Wharf takeout Sailors landing And … Things to do Hiking Kayaking tours Wonderful new boat trip called Top of the Island Tours Whales and Sails Sailboat Whale Watching Tours Seawatch Whale Watching Tours and Puffin Tours

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Kouchibouguac & Fundy Parks

Two National Parks in New Brunswick offer two very different experiences of the Atlantic coastline. Kouchibouguac National Park on the northeast coast borders the Northumberland Straight. The land here is relatively flat so the several hiking trails are ideal for short or long walks that are quite easy for the novice. They range in length from less than a kilometre to the 11 kilometre Kouchibouguac River Trail. It is one way to access the wilderness Sipu Canoe Campground. Wilderness camping in Kouchibouguac National Park is available to hikers, canoe and kayak paddlers and bicyclists. For the drive-in campers during the […]

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There’s Plenty to See and Do on Grand Manan

Visiting the Bay of Fundy islands of New Brunswick will be one of the most unforgettable experiences of your trip down east. The islands of Grand Manan, Deer Island and Campobello are all easily accessible by car and ferry and each has a unique flavour. The largest island Grand Manan has much to offer in the way of very unusual vacation possibilities. The ferry to Grand Manan departs from Blacks Harbour which is roughly halfway between Saint John and Saint Andrews. If you have bicycles you might consider leaving your car at Blacks Harbour. Bikes are easy to manage on […]

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Fundy Trail Parkway an Unforgettable Oceanside Experience

One of the greatest wonders among many that surround the Bay of Fundy is the Fundy Trail Parkway. It starts 10 km to the east of St Martins. Just follow the road after you have crossed the two covered bridges at the harbour in St Martins. The Fundy Trail Parkway gives access to the wilderness environment of the coast of the Bay of Fundy. Numerous lookouts along the way have been developed with the intention of providing the best views of the coastline. You will find that when you stop at any one of these it is impossible to avoid […]

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