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New Brunswick

Total Mileage/Average drive time
258 miles, 4 hours, 14 minutes

A world of extremes awaits you in New Brunswick. Here, you'll experience stunning waterfalls, the world's longest covered bridge and the world's highest tidal range. Experience the sheer beauty of the area year round from the fantastic fall foliage to springtime blooms. All this and more awaits you in New Brunswick.

1) Edmundston
Starting Point

Start your trip in Edmundston, where you'll be amazed at the New Brunswick Botanical Gardens and the Butterflies of the World exhibit. No stop in Edmundston is complete without visiting the Grand Falls Gorge. Beautiful waterfalls greet you, including the largest waterfall in the world. Hike or bike on the many trails or be adventurous and see the gorge on a zip line.

2) Hartland
101 miles, 1 hour, 36 minutes

Your next stop is in Hartland. Here you'll see the world's longest covered bridge. Spanning the St. John's River, this 1,282-foot long structure has been standing for over 100 years. There is a sidewalk along the bridge, so take your camera and check it out for yourself. You can also drive across, but there is a weight restriction of 10 tons and a height limit of 13 feet, 4 inches so be sure you fit before you cross.

3) Fredericton
79 miles, 1 hour, 16 minutes

Since you're in New Brunswick, you'll have to check out the capital city of Fredericton. You'll be charmed by the small town atmosphere and delighted by all the culture and entertainment of a big city. Fredericton offers theatres, art galleries, music festivals, museums and re-enactments, and they all come together to give you memories that you will take with you long after your visit has ended.

4) Sussex
79 miles, 1 hour, 22 minutes

Your last stop takes you to the gateway of the Fundy Experience. Sussex has a bustling downtown and is just a short drive away is the Fundy National Park, where you can witness high tides unlike any in the world. A trip through the countryside will offer you the most covered bridges in Atlantic Canada. So get your camera and start shooting.