Over 360 species of birds have been spotted throughout the Bay of Fundy region, including such endangered species as the peregrine falcon and the piping plover. The Bay of Fundy is a preferred destination for many birdwatchers, particularly during migration season, due to its prime location along the Atlantic Flyway. Read "Birds"
There are a number of historic churches to be found within the communities that line the Bay of Fundy. Along Nova Scotia’s French Acadian Shore, discover one of the finest and most celebrated Acadian churches. An engineering marvel, St. Mary’s Church was built between 1903-1905 in the form of a cross and is the tallest and largest wooden church in North America. Read "Historic Churches"
In a few distinct communities along the Fundy shoreline, observe the tri-coloured Acadian flag proudly flying from many homes and public buildings. Travel the French Acadian Shore between Yarmouth and Digby, Nova Scotia and you'll discover a language spoken here today that is reminiscent of 17th century French with an interesting twist of a few Mi’kmaq and English words. Read "Acadian Heritage"
The first recorded lighthouse on the Bay of Fundy was lit on Partridge Island in 1791. Nowadays there are approximately sixty other lighthouses that line the shores of the Bay of Fundy, many of which have guided vessels and protected seafarers from rocky headlands for nearly two centuries. We’ve highlighted just a few of those lighthouses. Read "Lighthouses"
Many forts and towers were built overlooking the waters of Fundy, to observe activity and protect their respective towns from intruders. For this very reason, most of these historic sites offer stunning, panoramic harbour views. Check out this article to learn about all the historic sites the Bay of Fundy has to offer. Read "Fundy’s Historic Sites"
You've heard about island hopping in the Mediterranean, Caribbean or the South Pacific, but have you ever considered the Bay of Fundy? The Isles of Fundy are a collection of islands at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, and are connected to the mainland, and each other, by ferry. Popular activities in and around the Fundy Isles include beachcombing, sea kayaking, bird watching and whale watching. Amazing photo opportunities await! Read "Fundy Isle Island Hopping"
Explore untamed, natural beauty, observe rich eco-systems or watch the sunrise from the highest point along the Eastern seaboard north of Brazil. Naturalists will discover a rich variety of plant life growing in the forests and meadows as well as an abundance of wildlife. Read "Fundy Parks"
The Bay of Fundy is home to miles of unspoiled, saltwater beaches. The perfect place to relax in the sun, play in the ocean’s waves or take a peaceful stroll. Compared to beaches in high-traffic tourist destinations, the beaches along the Fundy coast are nearly deserted. So come with your beach blanket, sunscreen and a good book and enjoy a relaxing day in solitude at the beach! Read "Beaches: Sea, Sand and Surf"
Whether you want a beach wedding or the grand hotel, the Bay of Fundy area is a great place for a destination wedding! In this very first guest post in our "52 Reasons to visit" article series, Sarah Redmond, a professional wedding & event planner, explains why the Bay of Fundy area is just as appealing for a destination wedding as a 4-star all-inclusive resort in Jamaica. Fundy is close to home, much more affordable, and offers a wide variety of unique locations. Read "Destination Weddings"
Located at the mouth of the Saint Croix River, an international boundary between Canada and the United States, Saint Croix Island is the location of North America's first significant European settlement. In the summer of 1604, approximately eighty French colonists, led by Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Mons, and Samuel de Champlain, established a colony on the island. Read "Port-Royal: First European Settlement"