Fredericton is the capital city of New Brunswick and it situated on the picturesque Saint John River in the west-central area of the province. It is considered one of New Brunswick’s main urban centres and has a population just over 56,000. It is the province’s third largest city. Fredericton residents get to enjoy over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually making this a very appealing city to be in. Average daytime high summer temperature is 24°C and in the winter it is -2°C. Fredericton’s climate is considered to be semi-continental.
There is no shortage of exciting things to see and do in Fredericton. Choose from a variety of boat tours to admire the beauty of the Saint John River or to get adventurous on such as tubing. In addition to boat rentals there are also kayaks and canoes. Enjoy geocaching, cycling, hiking and golfing. Winter activities include downhill and cross country skiing as well as indoor and outdoor skating. Should your stay in Fredericton be in January or February there are many events taking place to celebrate ‘Frostival’. There is no shortage of great entertainment and nightlife as well as fine dining opportunities. If you want to take in some culture there is the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and the Kings Landing historical Settlement. For those who enjoy shopping Fredericton has several unique shopping experiences that appeal to a wide variety of tastes.