Straddling the Saint John River, Fredericton is infused with a hip, progressive energy and a love of the outdoors. Waterfront activities like kayaking, rowing, or paddleboarding are just some of the fun things to do in Fredericton, along with browsing local art galleries and studios. After a long day of exploring, take advantage of the largest concentration of craft breweries in the Maritimes and crack open a cold one.
When you’ve had your fill of Fredericton, jump behind the wheel to cruise the River Valley and discover New Brunswick’s top sights.
Whether you’re an art enthusiast, foodie, or nature lover, there are plenty of things to do in Fredericton that are bound to surprise and delight you.
If you’re wondering what to do in Fredericton, this historic district is the perfect place to start. Watch the Changing of the Guard, sample local fare and craft beer, and don’t miss the summer night market and festival scene.
Wander through old growth forest, beautiful botanic gardens, and 16km of trails in Fredericton’s second-largest park. In the winter, hit the skating rink, sledding hill, and cross-country ski trails for year-round fun.
Situated on lively Queen Street, this gallery is home to one of the most varied and impressive art collections in Canada, including works by Emily Carr, J.M.W. Turner, and Salvador Dali.
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Take a day trip to this pretty town to experience local artists' studios and heritage sites like Sir Leonard Tilley House, then catch a ride across the Saint John River via the Gagetown Cable Ferry.
Outdoor activities, interpretive programs, and jaw-dropping views of the Bay of Fundy await just two hours from Fredericton at this stunning national park, perfect for a day trip, camping trip, or as the entry point for a longer coastal adventure.
Follow the river north to discover the largest waterfall east of Niagara Falls, flanked by walking trails and scenic lookouts. Get an even closer look by opting for a boat tour, kayak rental, or thrilling zipline ride.
As it turned out, I had a few hours to hang out in Fredericton after I dropped the vehicle before my flight.
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MD was very accommodating. Excellent communicater I will be renting again the next time I’m in Fredricton.
Really great experience. First time for me using the app and Brandon made it very easy to work with him. The only down side was the internet wasn’t working on drop off, but Brandon let me use his wifi to properly return the vehicle. If I could, I would give Brandon more than 5 stars.
Super understanding when my schedule changed, car worked great without issue.
Easy pick up and drop off, Miguel was quick to respond and was very chill and understanding
Vehicle was as new and in great condition. The whole process was easy and Grigory was a good host. Pricing seemed a little high but with little to no options available, it was worth it.
Incredibly helpful, prompt responses, and the vehicle was in great shape.
Take the gentle road to Miramichi to taste the great outdoors, as well as the hearty food and rich traditions of Irish and Acadian communities. Anglers can make a pit stop along the way to enjoy some of the best salmon fishing in the world.
Go where the river takes you on this meandering drive through pastoral landscapes and gastronomic delights. Highlights include the world’s longest covered bridge, Grand Falls, and the predominantly francophone region of Madawaska.
Venture through whale watching viewpoints, seaside towns, and even a chocolate museum on this must-do Maritime drive along the magnificent Bay of Fundy coastline, carved by the highest tides in the world.
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