things to do
Fundy Discovery Aquarium
Displays feature live animals of nearby rivers, lakes, estuaries and marine coastal waters. Aquariums and terrarium display invertebrates, freshwater and marine fishes, amphibians and reptiles. One of the main attractions is a large touch pool with many living marine invertebrates. Brandy Cove Road, near St. Andrews.
Tour the 27-acre horticultural masterpiece. Follow walking paths through magnificent collections of over 45,000 flowers, plants and shrubs in this artfully designed garden. Top of King Street, St. Andrews.
Guided tour of Covenhoven, Sir William Van Horne’s old summer villa, the bath house, its tidal swimming pool, the livestock barn and spectacular scenery. Island visits at low tide, enquire for schedule. Off Route 127, Bar Road, near St. Andrews.
Explores the mysteries surrounding the wild Atlantic salmon and its natural habitat. Learn about famous anglers and great conservationists. Encounter salmon face-to-face in the in-stream aquarium. Enjoy the interpretive nature trail along Chamcook Stream. Route 127, 10 minutes outside St. Andrews or two minutes from the Rossmount Inn
Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre
Explores the connections between art and nature and offers arts and nature workshops for children, youths and adults. 139 Water Street, St. Andrews.
St. Andrews Blockhouse National Historic Site
The Blockhouse was built for border defense during the War of 1812 and kept its strategic value until the 1840’s. Today, it contains elements of the oldest blockhouse in New Brunswick. Joe’s Point Road at the start of Water Street, St. Andrews.
Decorative arts collection of Henry Phipps and Sarah Juliett Ross (former owners of the now Rossmount Inn, then a private home) in an 1824 brick building. Fine furniture made by 19th century New Brunswick cabinet makers, exceptional oriental carpets and “objets d’art” from around the world. Two blocks up King Street from the wharf.
St. Croix Island National Historic Site
Samuel de Champlain, Sieur de Monts and company spent the winter of 1604 on St. Croix Island. This site marks the first attempt at a year-round settlement in North America by the French in the territory they called Acadie. On Route 127 at Bayside, not too far from St. Andrews
Old County Courthouse and Country Gaol
Built in 1832. Recorded history of Charlotte County. References, microfilms and archives. Still in use as a court house. 123 Frederick Street, St. Andrews.
Whale Watching, Sport Fishing, Kayaking and more
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The Chocolate Museum
St. Stephen is Canada’s “Chocolate Town” for so many sweet reasons. This is where the first Valentine’s Day heart-shaped chocolate box, the very first chocolate nut bar and the pink cinnamon chicken bone were all invented! The Chocolate Museum has all kinds of tasty tidbits on the history of chocolate in St. Stephen. Learn how chocolates are hand dipped and even bring home some sweet treats! On 73 Milltown Boulevard, St. Stephen.
This is the first stop on your tour of the Fundy Isles. Drive aboard the ferry near St. George for a trip to Deer Island, where the incredible tidal current of the Bay of Fundy creates unlimited adventure
This is the beloved Isle of the late U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The 34-room Roosevelt cottage is the focal point of the Roosevelt International Park. Herring Cove Provincial Park is also located on the island
GRAND MANAN ISLAND
This quiet hideaway is a paradise for birdwatchers, naturalists, writers and whale watchers. It is accessible by ferry