Article published at: Feb 29, 2020 Article author: Veronique Marin Article tag: Itinéraires
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From the Acadian Peninsula to the Bay of Fundy, visit most of New Brunswick with this 10 or 12 day itinerary.s.

New Brunswick is beautiful scenery, vast forests and world-class national parks. From the Acadian Peninsula to the Bay of Fundy, this itinerary covers the main attractions of this province that has captured our hearts..



Day 1 Direction New Brunswickk

Leave early and drive towards the Acadian Peninsula. About 900 km from Montreal and 650 km from Quebec, it is realistic to expect to be there after a good day's drive.


Campgrounds in New Brunswick are more than affordable! For your first stopover, opt for a 3-night stay atu Pokemouche campsite located in the center of the Acadian Peninsula and bordered by the charming Pokemouche River. Its geographical location is ideal for visiting the region. The facilities there are very interesting for families and equally suitable for those seeking tranquility. You will find swimming pool, water games, jumping pillow trampoline. You can rent kayaks, pedal boats, sea-doo. We offer a canteen and bar

Here are a few links to alternative campsites in the Acadian Peninsula region with good reviews and in my opinion well located to visit the surrounding area.

Day 2 and 3 Visit of the Acadian Peninsulae

Discover the Lamèque and Miscou Islands with its unspoiled shores, its peat bogs which offer a unique landscape and the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the Baie des Chaleurs. Follow the course of the treasure hunt! Get a map at tourist information centers, online or at local businesses.n.


The Shippagan Marine Center is the ideal stopover to discover the richness of the seabed of the lower St. Lawrence and to have the chance to admire the unique blue lobster..

Learn about the life of the Acadian people in the years 1700-1800 at Acadian village through thehe stories brilliantly told by actors in period costume. 

Caraquet: If you stay in Caraquet during the Fête des Acadiens on August 15, you will have the chance to attend the uproar parade on foot in the main street of the city. Otherwise stroll through the village and enjoy the cafes and restaurants.s.

The good addresses:

Steve's terrace. 9650 New Brunswick 113, Miscou. Restaurant with character and great atmosphere on the edge of the quay in Miscou. They eat excellent freshly caught seafood.és. 

Fils du Roi Distillery (599 chs. Principal, Petit-Paquetville. Micro distillery mother of Gin Thuya which distinguished itself by winning the double gold medal at the International Spirit Challenge in London. Visit and tastings on site.ce.

The Carrefour de la Mer (29, Avenue du Carrefour, Caraquet. Friendly crossroads where there are restaurants, art galleries, a bar stocked with local products and a souvenir

Day 4 Direction Kouchibouguac option 1 1)
or Shediac / Cap Pelé option 22)

Take the road south. For the second part of this itinerary I offer you two options because unfortunately sometimes you have to choose. If you have the luxury of time, indulge yourself because the New Brunswick coast has a lot to offer.

Day 5-6

Option 1: Visit of Kouchibouguac National Park


During these two days, take advantage of the park which offers you plenty of activities. The landscapes are breathtaking. Discover the park by taking its many cycle paths. Go by canoe, kayak, pedal boat, paddle board or rowboat!!

Bask in the park's magnificent beaches lined with majestic dunes.


The park's beaches are not just for sunbathing or swimming. We fish, too! Find out about interpretation centers to obtain a permit and about cockle harvesting techniques!!


Kouchibouguac National Park 
This Parks Canada network campsite offers intimate grounds. Some locations offer all 3 services. The facilities there are clean and the park is an attraction in itself. Opt for lands in South Kouchibouguac that are closer to beaches and park activities. Pets are welcome. They are also allowed on one of the park's two beaches.

Option 2: Shediac and Cap-Pelé

Shediac, the lobster capital of the world. Take advantage of a lobster-themed cruise to learn how to fish them but especially how to taste them. Stroll through the pretty streets of this charming village..


Enjoy the magnificent hot water beachese of the region. These include Parlee Beach, a kilometer long, with golden sand, and Murray Beach..

The Pays de la Sagouine offers a fantastic reproduction of a fishing village during the prohibition era. This enchanting site is the result of the work of Antonine Maillet, where music and theater come together to celebrate Acadian joie de

Here are a few links to campsites in the area with good reviews and well located for visiting the area.

Day 7 Direction Bay of Fundyy

Take the road back to the Bay of Fundy. If you feel like it, make a quick stop at the famous magnetic hill from Moncton. Roll to the bottom of the magnetic hill, take your foot off the brake and let yourself roll back up!!

Day 8 and 9 Visit of the Fundy regiony

The Bay of Fundy offers spectacular scenery and is known for its famous tides considered to be the highest in the world. VisitHopewell Rocks and walk on the ocean floor, in the shade of imposing boulders shaped like flowerpots, unique formations sculpted by erosion.ion. 


Test your limits on the zipline or on a sea kayaking excursion at the Adventure and Activity Centerdu Cape Enrage. Visit the lighthouse and admire the enchanting view from the keeper's house.

Take on the challenge of one of thes hiking of Fundy Park which offer breathtaking views of the bay.


ThePoint Wolfe covered bridge, also located in Fundy Park, is a blazing red in the surrounding greenery. A photo shoot is required..


There are six waterfalls marked on the Fundy National Park map and five hiking trails that provide access to the waterfalls.


TheAlma villagea also worth a visit. This small fishing community is now a hub for visitors to Fundy Park.

Bay of Fundy National Park.
I highly recommend that you stay within the park which is home to the majority of the activities you will want to do in the area. The campsite, with modern and clean facilities, offers certain sites with 3 services and accepts your pet.

Day 10 and 11 Return to Quebec with a stop in Frederictonn

Nearly 1000 km now separate you from Montreal and 750 km from Quebec. If you choose to do the road in two days, you will probably be in less of a hurry. A stop at Fredericton could probably be an interesting stop. The capital of New Brunswick is rich in history and while I don't think you should dwell there for more than a day, there are certainly some must-sees. From the city center you will be able to visit the main attractions on footd

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  • Legislative Assembly Buildinge
  • Garrison District
  • Christ Church Cathedral

Camper Advice

In addition to the wonderful natural attractions of New Brunswick, it is the inhabitants, those of the Acadian Peninsula among others, who are my ultimate crush. If I had only one piece of advice for you for this trip, which will undoubtedly be memorable, it would be to take the time to stop and chat. Let yourself be carried away by the stories punctuated by colorful expressions of the warm inhabitants of this province. These moments will be perhaps, as for me, your most precious memory.ux.

Do not hesitate to leave me your comments on this itinerary. I hope she will inspire you. Have a nice trip, campers!rs!

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