St. Martins & the Fundy Trail Parkway

St. Martins & the Fundy Trail Parkway

An hour outside Saint John on the Fundy Coastal Drive will bring you to the charming, fishing village of St. Martins. Set on the Bay of Fundy, visitors love exploring the miles of unspoiled beaches, learning about fresh and salt water fishing, the active harbour with its twin covered bridges, and the sea caves and salt marshes. Read "St. Martins & the Fundy Trail Parkway"

Camping

Camping

The Bay of Fundy offers visitors a variety options for those folks who prefer camping over traditional hotels or bed and breakfasts. Whether it be wilderness camping, pulling in your motorhome or setting up in a camper’s cabin, rest peacefully as you fall asleep to the sound of the Bay of Fundy. Read "Camping"

The World’s Highest Tides

The World’s Highest Tides

Nowhere else in the world can you see tides like those found in the Bay of Fundy! Twice everyday the Bay of Fundy fills and empties of its 100 billion tonnes of water, creating the highest tides in the world, which can reach an amazing height of 16 meters (53ft). Read "The World’s Highest Tides"

Machias Seal Island

Machias Seal Island

Claimed by both Canada and the United States, Machias Seal Island is a 15 acre island located in the Bay of Fundy, and is the seasonal home to thousands of birds including 3000 pairs of Arctic terns, 400-500 pairs of nesting razorbills and, the general favorite, 1300 pairs of nesting Atlantic Puffins! Read "Machias Seal Island"

Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns

Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns

Innkeepers in the Fundy region pride themselves on providing their guests with warm hospitality and well-appointed accommodations in a relaxed, tranquil environment. Whether you prefer to stay in a country, historic or classic inn or be welcomed into a local bed and breakfast, you can be guaranteed an enjoyable, comfortable stay. Over the years we’ve heard about a few special locations around the Bay of Fundy that we’d like to share with you. Read "Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns"

Fishing Villages

Fishing Villages

The fishing industry is a large employer throughout parts of the Fundy region and therefore the appearance of scenic fishing weirs off the coast and historic fishing villages along the shores are common. In New Brunswick travel along Route 790, through the communities of Chance and Dipper Harbours and Maces Bay, and through St. Martins, Alma and the Fundy Isles to observe the comings and goings of the fishing boats. Read "Fishing Villages"

Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation

In addition to the many outdoor activities we have already listed, a number of other thrilling outdoor activities to be sampled along the Bay of Fundy coast including exploring undeveloped and wild caves, chartering a scuba dive to meet some of the Bay’s interesting inhabitants or zip above the Reversing Rapids. Read "Outdoor Recreation"

Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill

A phenomenon first noticed by local farmers in the 19th century, Magnetic Hill is located in Moncton, New Brunswick along the Fundy Coastal Drive. While traveling on this hill, farmers noticed that their horses were struggling to go downhill, yet... Read "Magnetic Hill"

Fall Foliage

Fall Foliage

As the leaves begin to change color along the Fundy coast it seems very appropriate to add fall foliage and leaf watching to our list of 52 Reasons to Visit the Bay of Fundy. This time every year people set out in their cars, campers or on group motorcoach tours to witness the transformation of leaves from their spring and summer greens to beautiful yellows, oranges and reds. Read "Fall Foliage"