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Fredericton is our provincial capital city, but it’s the rivers – the mighty Saint John and the adjacent Nashwaak – that surely imprints the distinctive character, with brilliant fall colours framing the banks this time of year. Combine the scenery with the city’s distinct historical character and Maritime-style urban experiences like the Fredericton Taproom Trail and the many great restaurants featuring harvest menus. In Fredericton, you’ve got the perfect mix of fall enjoyment.

Frederictonians live on nature’s doorstep so fall is an extra special time of year. There are waterfalls, over 120 km of trails, including the iconic Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge spanning the river, three of the province’s top golf courses, as well as Wabanaki Tree Spirit Tours in the city’s Odell Park


Biking along the trail leading to the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge.
Biking along the trail leading to the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge.


Nearby are Hyla Park Nature Preserve and Mactaquac Provincial Park to get your nature fix. Check operating dates and hours at Lakeway Houseboat rentals at Mactaquac, and Kings Landing historic site to ensure they are open for your visit.


Chalet in the fall at Mactaquac Provincial Park
Chalet in the fall at Mactaquac Provincial Park


During Harvest season the city’s local farm stands and produce markets are booming; check out the Fredericton Farm Fresh Route.  Nearby apple u-picks also offer loads of family fun, not to mention crispy, fresh apples.


Apple picking at Everett Family Orchard
Apple picking at Everett Family Orchard  


As the Brewing Capital of Atlantic Canada, Fredericton offers a one-of-a-kind biking experience along the Fredericton Taproom Trail, a riverfront course with 11 craft brewery stops each with a unique set of local flavours.


Sipping on brews at the Picaroons Roundhouse
Sipping on brews at the Picaroons Roundhouse


Keep your eyes open, because in Fredericton creativity can be found around every corner.  With more working artisans per capita than anywhere in Canada, it’s a haven for art lovers. Every block downtown offers a gallery or artisan treasure which compliments the public art trail featuring 30 individual installations. For even more art check out our weekly markets which feature plenty of homemade wares – cultural, culinary, and beyond!


Buying fresh produce at the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market
Buying fresh produce at the Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market


We invite you to discover our riverfront capital this fall and explore Fredericton! For up-to-date fall tours information be sure to check out the experiences Fredericton has to offer


Fredericton Taproom Trail
Foodie Tour

Kings Landing

Mactaquac Provincial Park
Odell Park
Hyla Park Nature Preserve

Fredericton Accommodations
Lakeway Houseboat Vacations

Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market
North Side Creators Market
Cultural Market

Golf Getaway Destination

Art Galleries
Galleries, Local Handcrafted Shops & Public Art

Outdoor Activities
Wabanaki Tree Spirit Tours


Vacation Packages

Get the most out of your travels in New Brunswick with vacation packages from the following operators:

Young @ Heart Fredericton Foodie Trip

This exclusive package includes an authentic First Nations Wabanaki Tree Spirit Tour, Gears & Beers adventure and a full lineup of local snack bars and restaurants.

Freedom’s Family Fun in Fredericton (2 nights)
Head to the capital city for some family fun. This getaway at the Delta Fredericton will give you the perfect chance to explore the capital city, including kids’ favourites like Science East and Kings Landing.

Outdoor Adventure in Fredericton

Explore the outdoor beauty of the Capital City with this package including two nights' accommodation, a full day kayak rental and a 3-course dinner in a private gazebo.

Fredericton – 4 days, 3 nights

Explore the capital city of New Brunswick by foot, bike, boat and a time-machine to visit the past.

Stay and Play Packages

Choose from over 20 package deals which help you explore the best of the city. Bring your girlfriends, family, golf buddies or significant other for a couple of nights away from home to #ExploreFredericton!





Gotta go?
When nature calls, open public washrooms can be found at the following locations:
Garrison Event Centre
Killarney Lodge
Killarney Lake
Odell Lodge
Wilmot Park (behind Stepping Stone Senior’s Building)