Relaxing in Nature at Séjour Kouchibouguac Resort – #StopToSeeNB

Where to Stay in New Brunswick –  Séjour Kouchibouguac Resort This year we have partnered with Séjour Kouchibouguac Resort to sponsor our family adventures in the region.  …. Our Stay at Séjour Kouchibouguac Resort in late March was very relaxing and a wonderful opportunity to spend time with my youngest son, Clayton. Our visit was … Read more

Winter Travel: Car Prep & Safety

Family Winter road trips can be so much fun (when we are able to travel again, planning ahead never hurts!). Not only are many destinations more picturesque in winter, they often offer off-season rates, additional outdoor activities and an opportunity to explore by skiing, snowshoes, sleigh ride and more.

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Bathurst, New Brunswick – #StopToSeeNB

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Inside: Our #StopToSeeNB, two-night mom, son, and dog- visit to Bathurst, New Brunswick. Sharing what we did, where we ate, and where we stayed.

Stop #4 in our series “#StopToSeeNB – Visiting Hometowns In New Brunswick”, is Bathurst, New Brunswick. Bathurst is located on the northern shores of New Brunswick on the Chaleur Bay.

This visit was sponsored by Tourism Chaleur. We also had suggestions and help planning from Pauline at La Prominade Waterfront tourism centre.

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#StopToSeeNB- Alma, NB – Visiting Hometowns In New Brunswick

Inside: Our #StopToSeeNB, two-night family visit to Alma, New Brunswick. Sharing what we did, where we ate, and where we stayed.

Stop #3 in our series “#StopToSeeNB – Visiting Hometowns In New Brunswick”, is Alma, New Brunswick. This was a fun-filled 3 days in Alma, experiencing history, hiking, beach exploring, and more.

We were sponsored in part by Fundy Cabins for this stay. They offered ideas and suggestions for where we ate and businesses in town to visit. All opinions and experiences are our own. We partner with destinations and businesses we feel fit our audience and brand.

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Summer 2020 Road Trip Prep List

Summer 2020 Road Trip Check List

Road Trips are so much fun and our family has always enjoyed road-tripping year round. Most of our road trips are within our home province of New Brunswick, especially this summer as we explore closer to home during a global pandemic.

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New Brunswick Family Day Trips & Destinations

New Brunswick Family Day Trips & Destinations

Are you looking for family day trip ideas in New Brunswick? Well, we have a list of over 50 for you!

When it comes to family travel, I truly believe in exploring where we are from. Two summers ago we started a series called #StopToSeeNB, hoping to encourage more people to explore and visit our picturesque and heritage-rich province. In 2020, with the province in a state of emergency and our borders closed, we put together this resource to help you plan some day trips and weekend destinations in New Brunswick. This list will be updated and grow as we visit more places.

UPDATED IN SUMMER 2021
Our travels will remain a little different this summer, with some destinations not opening or having limited services. 

PLEASE check with each destination before heading out to ensure they are open and what precautions or limitations to service they have in place at this time. You may be required to wear masks, there may be closed areas or limited services.

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Boultenhouse Heritage Center in Sackville, NB

On a recent weekend trip to Sackville, New Brunswick, we checked out The Boultenhouse Heritage Centre. It is one of Sackville’s oldest surviving homes, containing a museum to showcase the areas rich history. We took a guided tour and learned about shipbuilding in the late 18th century, early Victorian life through artifacts displayed in the parlor, more about domestic life and then the growth in other industries & manufacturing that happened in the region.

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#StopToSeeNB – Miramichi, New Brunswick Staycation

Inside: Our #StopToSeeNB, two-night family visit to Miramichi, New Brunswick. Sharing what we did in Miramichi, where we ate and where we stayed.

Stop two on our series “#StopToSeeNB – Visiting Hometowns In New Brunswick”, is Miramichi, New Brunswick. This was a fun-filled 3 days in Miramichi, experiencing history, the Folksong Festival, boat rides, ziplining, and more.

We were hosted by the city of Miramichi and followed an itinerary created for us on this visit. All opinions and experiences are our own. We partner with destinations and businesses we feel fit our audience and brand.

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#StopToSeeNB – Sackville, New Brunswick

Inside: Our #StopToSeeNB, two night family visit to Sackville, New Brunswick. Sharing what we did in Sackville, where we ate and where we stayed.

Hey everyone! Have you ever stopped to look at what there is around you when planning a night or weekend away? We have started a new blog series called “#StopToSeeNB – Visiting Hometowns In New Brunswick”, to share some of the reasons we love New Brunswick, why we are proud to be from here, and in order to instill a sense of belonging in our children.  We are a family of 4, Ruth Ann (me), Doug (my husband), Lorne (16 yrs) and Clayton (6 yrs), and traveling most of the time with our dog Bo. We will highlight the things we saw,  where we ate and where we stayed in each place we visit.

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Roadside Attractions In New Brunswick – We have lots!

New Brunswick has many roadside attractions, hidden gems and unique places to add to your next road trip! We created this resource in hopes that you slow down, take time to explore and stop a while next time you are on the road in New Brunswick. These are short stops, not activities that take hours, but a place to stop, look,  have a bite to eat or stretch your legs. Pack a picnic lunch and bring your camera, snap a photo at some of these fun attractions. Feel free to share on social using hashtag #StopToSeeNB so we can see all the fun you have!

Updated Summer 2021.

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