New Brunswick's capital city is rich in culture, history and riverside beauty. Art lover or not, you’ll be inspired by the gems you’ll discover at the world-class Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Discover Fredericton’s past in the Historic Garrison District, and then sway to the beat at the award-winning Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival.
For those looking to stretch their legs and take in the sights, you can walk or bike over 88km of riverside trails or hop in a canoe or kaya and explore the Saint John river.
Once you’ve worked up an appetite brace yourself, because restaurants here could take you anywhere from an oyster bar to a French-inspired bistro, a country inn or a family-friendly venue. For immersive culinary experiences that connect you with local cuisine, producers and chefs, explore the food and wine offerings in our restaurants. Or stroll through the local farmer’s market and pick up some fresh delights and truly make the most of your furnished apartment and fully equipped kitchen.
Craft beer enthusiast? Just thirsty? You’re in luck because Fredericton boasts the highest concentration of craft breweries and tasting experience in the Maritimes.
In the summer months, pack your sunscreen and head any one of the 50 beaches perfect for a refreshing swim, building sandcastles, a game of beach volleyball or to just take in the serenity of a moment by the sea. Explore sand dunes at Discovery Beaches or marvel at tidal pools as you search for ancient fossils or stroll along the beach boardwalks.
If you’ll be visiting in the winter, Fredericton’s parks become wonderlands, with many fun-filled winter festivals, that feature skating, sliding, and so much more. Strap on your skis and head out to any of 4 ski hills including the highest vertical in the Maritimes. Or say “mush” and head out dogsledding, or hit the open trails on a snowmobile. If a cross-country trek is more your pace you’ll delight in the spectacular snow covered trails.
Whether you’re here for a short term rental or longer term relocation, a visit to the awe-inspiring Bay of Fundy is an absolute must where you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking coastlines, magnificent tides and endless adventure, best explored at the Hopewell Rocks.