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So many roads lead to the Greater Moncton region that it makes the area a great home base for exploring southeast New Brunswick. This is a city with a steady rhythm, it hums with family-friendly activities, enjoyable drives and fantastic shopping. It makes for a vacation with a long and diverse to do list.

 

Downtown Moncton at night
Downtown Moncton at night

 

Come with an appetite, the restaurant choices run the gamut from homestyle traditional to gastro innovative. The great food is set side-by-side with an active microbrewery scene where you can find exclusive new beers and ciders ranging from European to modern profiles. Be sure to check out the Tire Shack Brewing Co. tasting room in Moncton, and the CAVOK Brewing Co. tasting room in nearby Dieppe.

 

Seafood snacks to share at Tide and Boar
Seafood snacks to share at Tide & Boar

 

 

The choices for family outings are outstanding. The world-famous Magnetic Hill attraction is surrounded by Magnetic Hill Zoo, Magic Mountain water and amusement park, and the Magnetic Hill Wharf Village with something to delight everyone in your group. Resurgo Place hosts the Museum and Transportation Discovery Centre with exhibits for all ages, while the Dieppe Aquatic and Sports Centre offers a great way to expend a little energy.

 

Resurgo Place, Moncton
Resurgo Place, Moncton

 

Just steps from downtown you can watch the amazing Bay of Fundy tide race up the Petitcodiac River, creating the Tidal Bore phenomenon, or you can explore the transformed one-way street and bike-friendly Main Street promenade. Enjoy an enhanced outdoor dining experience in a lively and animated setting. The Arches of St. George Street is a cool new space hosting local boutiques, restaurants, and artisans.

 

Those looking to explore the city’s art and culture can visit the interpretation centre in Moncton’s historic Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption Cathedral. Visitors are sent on an immersive and captivating historical journey in the MR21 360° digital projection experience. You’ll be guided through the historic building’s architectural refurbishment and the structure’s importance in the poignant history of the Acadians.

 

 

You can also take a self-guided tour of art murals located around the city, or venture further afield with Roads To Sea Guided Tours for an insider look at the Bay of Fundy area. If relaxation is more your speed make sure you check in to USVA Spa Nordik for year-round natural beauty and relaxation treatments, or enjoy the view while you savour delicious, award-winning wines at the Magnetic Hill Winery.

 

 

Round out your urban experience with a stop at one of the region’s beautiful natural spaces: Centennial Park in Moncton, Rotary Saint-Anselme Park in Dieppe, and Mill Creek Nature Park in Riverview.

 

 

With vibrant communities like Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview, the Greater Moncton area has long been known for its urban vibe and easy-going outdoor culture. This is a special kind of city that never disappoints.    

QUICK LINKS:

Parks
Magnetic Hill
Magnetic Hill Wharf Village
Magic Mountain
Tidal Bore
Centennial Park, Moncton
Rotary Saint-Anselme Park, Dieppe
Mill Creek Nature Park, Riverview

Urban Experiences
Resurgo Place
The Arches of St. George Street
Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption Cathedral
Self Guided Arts Mural Tour
Magnetic Hill Zoo

Outdoor Activities
Roads To Sea Guided Tours
USVA Spa Nordik
Magnetic Hill Winery

 

Vacation Packages

 

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

AB CONNECT  
People of the Tides (Moncton/Fundy) - 2 days  

You will have the opportunity to hit the highlights of Moncton, as well as the Bay of Fundy during this two-day trip! 
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AB CONNECT  
Tidal Waves Family Package – 2 nights 

The rugged Bay of Fundy is packaged with the warm beaches of the French Acadian Coast! 
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AB CONNECT  
Wear'em Out Family Package 

A day trip that will include some wild behaviours, muddy shoes, and fresh air that is guaranteed to wear out the little ones before your next travel day. 
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FREEDOM TOURS  
Fundy Coast to Fundy Shore Tour – 5 days 

Moncton, Saint John, Saint Andrews and whale-watching! 
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Experiences and businesses listed below are ones we’ve verified as being open this season. We update this list regularly as new information comes in.

 


 

Gotta go?
Call the local Visitor Information Centre at 1-800-363-4558 for information on where to find open public washrooms.