Moncton, New Brunswick is located in Eastern Canada at the Maritime centre of Atlantic Canada hence the name "Hub City". The community is part of the Unesco Fundy Biosphere Reserve, only minutes from warm beaches and teapot rock formations.
The city, the second largest in Atlantic Canada, is situated on the Petitcodiac River in the southeastern section of New Brunswick. Petitcodiac in the Mi'kmaq First Nation language means "bends like a bow".
Activities most enjoyed in the community of Moncton and throughout the surrounding areas include biking, fishing, boating, sailing, rafting, zip lining, kayaking, sightseeing, birding, golfing, camping, beachcombing and xc skiing and snowmobiling.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations in the region include Hopewell Rocks, Mapleton Park, Magnetic Hill, Victoria Park, Centennial Park, Irishtown Nature Park, Riverfront Trail and the Petitcodiac River Tidal Bore. Two of New Brunswick's most popular parks, the Fundy National and Kouchibouguac National Parks, are only an hour drive from the city.
Some of the attractions, historic sites and cultural venues to visit in and around Moncton, New Brunswick include the Transportation Discovery Centre, Moncton Museum, Magnetic Hill, Aberdeen Cultural Centre, Musée acadien at Université de Moncton, Free Meeting House (1821), and the Treitz Haus (1769).
Services important to travelers in Moncton include accommodations, campgrounds, tours, guides, casino, coffee houses, restaurants, pubs, liquor stores, gas stations, grocery stores, internet, cell service and transportation services like bus, car rentals, cab companies, rail and the Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM).