New Brunswick is a Maritime province located on the southeast coast of Canada. It is the largest of the Atlantic provinces measuring 72,908 square kilometres. The provincial capital is the City of Fredericton. New Brunswick is the only province in Canada recognized officially to be bilingual with French being the primary language in the northern Acadian region.
The province enjoys a rich history in chocolate (the Ganong family is the oldest family owned chocolate manufacturer in Canada); it is a producer of 1/3 of the world's french fries; it is the fiddlehead capital of the world (Tide Head) and it is home to the the World Pond Hockey Championships and Moosehead Brewery (Canada's oldest independent brewery).
New Brunswick, Canada is home to many natural wonders including The Bay of Fundy (highest tides in the world), Hopewell Rocks (teapot rock formations); The Old Sow (2nd largest whirlpool in the world) and the Reversing Rapids (Saint John). The waters around New Brunswick are also known for the many species of whales.
Other tourism highlights of New Brunswick, Canada, based on our experiences, include an opportunity to explore a massive network of backcountry gravel roads connecting the province (popular for ATVing in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter); 65+ wooden covered bridges (the 1901 covered bridge in Hartland, New Brunswick is the longest covered bridge in the world measuring 398 metres); Magnetic Hill (defies gravity attraction); Grand Manan Island; and the Fundy & Forillon National Parks.