Which Scenic Drive will you start exploring?
Scenic drives are all about hitting the open road and the freedom to stop and explore New Brunswick’s scenery, whichever way makes you happiest. So, jump in the car, hit the road, and take in New Brunswick at your own pace.
The five signature scenic drives each have colour-coordinated road signs to make navigation simple. Explore the Fundy Coastal Drive, Acadian Coastal Drive, River Valley Scenic Drive, Miramichi River Route, or the Appalachian Range Route. Each has their own friendly villages, vibrant cities, and breathtaking landscapes. Even if you turn off the beaten path for your own adventure, you’re sure to find a charming and unique piece of New Brunswick.
Home to the world’s highest tides, you’ll be treated to all the wonders of Fundy. Watch for whales breaching off the coast, discover fossil-filled mudflats and play on coastal islands. No matter how you approach this world-recognized natural treasure, the experience will fill you with awe. 460 km (286 mi.)
- Saint John's Awesome Sauce
- Charlotte County, the Southern Shore
- Albert County is Bucket List Country
- Moncton's All-In On Holiday Fun
Go with the flow of the Miramichi River. Take a trip along this route and you’ll likely find yourself river tubing, salmon fishing or exploring communities that have been carved by the currents. New friends and the great outdoors are waiting for you along every turn. 180 km (112 mi.)
This area is as renowned for its spirited Acadian Culture as it is for its sandy beaches and beautiful destinations, including the Bouctouche Dunes and Chaleur Bay. Sample the fresh seafood, experience the living history and bask in the sun. If you're looking for fun, you belong on the Acadian coast. 750 km (466 mi.)
- Chaleur Means a Warm Welcome
- The Acadian Coast, the Heart of l'Acadie
- The Southeast is Vacation Land
Discover the story of the Saint John River. This route twists and turns from Madawaska to the city of Saint John as a declared Heritage Corridor, and it's easy to see why. Re-creations, re-enactments and commemorations line the banks no matter where you travel. 512 km (318 mi.)
- Edmundston: full of fun and fresh air
- Fredericton's Capital Moments
- A Winding Road Trip Along the Saint John River
400-million-year-old mountains shape a landscape where being outdoors is a way of life. Adventure beckons as you journey along world-class waterways and through magnificent parks. Stop for a canoe ride, a hike, a bike ride or a stay. Unspoiled vistas will meet you every step of the way. 278 km (172 mi.)