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COVID-19 Advisory: Our tourism businesses look forward to safely welcoming New Brunswickers and our Atlantic neighbours, with precautions in place to keep guests protected. Please stay up-to-date on current Public Health alerts and bring your personal mask with you. You can also register your travel ahead of entering New Brunswick through the Travel Registration Program

Saint John, also known as Saint Awesome, is a jewel of an urban vacation destination hiding in plain sight right here in New Brunswick. Nowhere else can you find globally ranked culinary stars, mind-blowing reversing rapids, the provincial museum, the oldest continuing farmers’ market in Canada, and the wonder of the Bay of Fundy right at its front door.   

The historic district in Uptown Saint John
The historic district in Uptown Saint John

Sounds like enough – but there’s more. It’s also a photographer’s dream from its headline-making public art installations to turn-of-the-century architecture and Carleton Martello Tower, along with a Saint John city sign that’s the backdrop for one of NB’s top selfie spots.



Saint John is the perfect home base for all your Bay of Fundy day trips to St. Martins, the Irving Nature Park, or New River Beach. It’s also a gateway to the marvels of the Fundy Trail Parkway.


Kayaking the St. Martins Sea Caves
Kayaking the St. Martins Sea Caves


Coastal strolls at New River Beach Provincial Park
Coastal strolls at New River Beach Provincial Park


Dominion and Rockwood Parks feature everything from tree top aerial adventures and kayaking on the Saint John River to geocaching, rock climbing, swimming, biking, hiking, or golfing, while the distinctively named ‘uptown’ area is a walkable urban space featuring over 85 bars and restaurants as well as a dozen galleries and shopping. 


Rock climbing adventures at Rockwood Park
Rock climbing adventures at Rockwood Park


Shopping the local boutiques and artisans in uptown Saint John
Shopping the local boutiques and artisans in uptown Saint John 


Then there’s the food. Award-winning chefs, locally sourced ingredients, and world-best recipes are tucked into restaurants found in beautifully restored heritage buildings. Right alongside are the national, international, and local wines, beers, and spirits that add flavour to culinary culture in the city, with Uncorked Tours offering to be your guide to the very best.


Dining at Port City Royal
Dining at Port City Royal 


Saint John is waiting for you . . . and, it’s still AWESOME.  


Rockwood Park 
Inside Out Nature Centre 
Irving Nature Park 
Fundy Trail Parkway 
Outdoor Activities 
Red Rock Adventures 
TimberTop Adventures 
Maritime City Experience 
Market Square Boardwalk 
Saint John City Market 
Uptown Saint John 
Uncorked Tours/Tasting Room 
Carleton Martello Tower 
NB Museum 
For more trip inspiration, check out 
Base Camp Saint Awesome 

Vacation Packages

Saint John #SaintAwesome - 4 days, 3 nights 
Learn the history of the city, explore the natural beauty of the area and savour the local food and drink.  
St. Martins & Alma – 4 Days, 3 Nights 

Cruise along the Fundy coastline, walk along the Fundy Trail and explore the seabed at Hopewell Rocks. 

Get Disconnected to Get Connected – 2 Night Getaway  

Come join us in #SaintAwesome for a family fun adventure. 
Fundy Coast to Fundy Shore Tour – 5 Day Adventure 

Moncton, Saint John, Saint Andrews and whale-watching! 





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?  
When nature calls, open public washrooms can be found at the following locations: 
Saint John Throughway Visitor Information Centre 
Most tourism operators