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New Brunswick

12 Quintessential Canadian Road Trips

By SHANNON KELLY

Trans Canada Highway, Alberta (Photo: Gord McKenna)

It’s time to think about planning your summer vacation, and if the open road is what you’re craving, Canada—with its stunning scenery and wide open natural beauty—has plenty of options. In fact, one of our best drives, the Banff-to-Jasper route (see Icefields Parkway) in the Rockies, was included in National Geographic’s Drives of a Lifetime book.

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Eastern Canada’s Best Beaches

By SHANNON KELLY

Kelly’s Beach, Kouchibouguac Park, NB (Photo: Tourism New Brunswick)

Last week the west coast got all the beachy glory. Now we head east to focus on the top beaches in the east: sandy Maritime playgrounds, windswept dunes, surfer spots and crystalline beauties on eastern Canada’s ocean- and lake-fronts. (more…)

19 of Canada’s Most Unusual Museums

by CARISSA BLUESTONE

Canada’s Most Unusual Museums: the world-famous Gopher Hole Museum (Photo: Colin Smith)

Did you know that Vancouver has an entire museum devoted to corkscrews, that diehard Anne Murray fans can devour every detail of her life and record a CD with her in Nova Scotia, or that a tiny town called Vulcan in the Alberta Prairies is home to a Star Trek–themed tourist “station”? From the über-Canadian to the downright kooky, these unusual, one-of-a-kind and just plain weird museums earn the moniker “cabinet of curiosities”.

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6 Reasons To Visit Fredericton, New Brunswick

By KAT TANCOCK

Photo: André Gallant/Tourism New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s capital has more going for it than just lobster and the legislature (though the former makes for a unique potato chip). Here are six reasons you should make Fredericton a stop on your Maritime itinerary.

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12 Memorable East Coast Fishing Villages

By ALINA SEAGAL

Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia (Photo: Alina Seagal)

An adventure through Atlantic Canada is not complete until you visit a fishing village or two. Here, you’ll find the freshest seafood, a new lifestyle and some stunning coastal views. Marvel at the postcard views of Peggy’s Cove, walk along the ocean floor during incredibly low tides around Alma or simply head to the village known internationally for its tasty oysters. Hundreds of fishing settlements dot the East Coast, yet we’ve selected some of the most memorable ones for you to see. (more…)

East Coast Beer and Breweries: A Historic Maritime Tradition

By ALINA SEAGAL

Garrison Brewing Company in Halifax (Photo: Nicole Bratt)

Canada’s east coasters love their beer and it shows. The Martimes region is famous for its historic breweries and has been producing the delicious amber drink since the early 19th century. It has given the rest of Canada notable brands Alexander Keith’s and Moosehead. Jason Foster, a CBC beer columnist, insists that Atlantic Canada has developed a unique beer personality that is essentially British in balance and fruitiness, to reflect local history and culture. (more…)

Southern Head: Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick

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Why We Chose It

Grand Manan Island, on New Brunswick’s southern coast bordering Maine, is one of Canada’s lesser-known treasures: a relaxing and beautiful Atlantic Canada destination that’s inexplicably not overly touristed. We love the mist clouding this iconic image of the island’s bluffs, and the play between the arc of beach echoed and the landmass above. The lighting, with the sun peeking through the clouds in the upper corner, is just magical. This photo alone is enough to put Grand Manan on any bucket list! (more…)

One Fabulous Day in Fredericton, New Brunswick

By KAT TANCOCK

Fredericton lighthouse and Walking Bridge (Photo: Piddleville)

New Brunswick’s capital city, Fredericton makes for an excellent stopover on a Maritimes tour. The quiet town on the Saint John River offers plenty to keep you busy, like this one-day itinerary that includes biking, shopping, a haunted hike and sampling the local bounty of food—especially seafood and beer. (more…)

The 12 Best Seafood Towns in Canada from Atlantic to Pacific

By SHANNON KELLY

Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia (Photo: Chris Boris)

From Atlantic to Pacific, a dozen of the best places across Canada to tuck into local lobster, oysters, mussels and fresh fish. (more…)

7 Canadian Literary Locales We Love

By AMANDA HALM

For fans of Anne, a trip to PEI for the many Anne of Green Gables sites is a necessity (Photo: Jenna MacMillian as "Anne of Green Gables" Tourism PEI / Barrett & MacKay)

Take your summer reading plans on the road: Walk in the footsteps of a memorable character or see where prolific poets spent their early years at one of these seven literary destinations across Canada. (more…)

Royal Couple’s Three-Day Tour of Canada Begins Today

By SHANNON KELLY

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence

You’ll have to be on your toes if you want to catch a glimpse of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, as they’re whisked through Canada on their three-day royal visit that kicks off today and promises to be decidedly less exciting than last year’s royal visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka William and Kate). (more…)

10 Hotels Worth Booking Just for the Breakfast

By KAT TANCOCK

Southern fried chicken and waffles at the Drake Hotel, Toronto (Photo: courtesy of the Drake Hotel)

Location’s lovely and a soft bed’s swell, but for our money, we’ll take a hotel with a standout breakfast to fuel our wanderings any day of the week.

Here are 10 of the best and most drool-inducing, extravagant and unique breakfasts at Canadian hotels. (more…)