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Best things to do in Fredericton

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Where in the world: Canada  /  New Brunswick  /  Fredericton

Top 15 things to do in Fredericton

1. Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Offering a chance to see Salvador Dali's works in New Brunswick, Beaverbrook Art Gallery also displays pieces by Joshua Reynolds, John Constable, J. M. W. Turner, and other notable painters. In addition to the permanent collection, the gallery also hosts temporary exhibits, so there's always something new to see. Ask the curator to tell you more about the works, and pick up a souvenir at the onsite gift shop.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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2. Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market

Visit one of Canada’s most thriving community markets at Fredericton Boyce Farmers Market, a vibrant place to eat, shop, and browse a number of stalls. Fresh, organic produce and foods, and locally made creative handicrafts are in bountiful supply, so have a snack and shop for a one-of-a-kind charming memento of your time here. The variety of foods here includes fresh-from-the-farm fruit and vegetables, cakes, cheeses, homemade jams, and fresh-squeezed juices. Over 250 local suppliers ply their trades in indoor and outdoor market spaces.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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3. Irving Nature Park, Saint John

Explore 243 hectares (600 acres) of diverse scenery at Irving Nature Park. Located just a few minutes from the city, the reserve protects the native landscape and wildlife of the area, with forest, marsh, and beach ecosystems managed throughout the year. Choose from eight walking trails of different lengths, taking in the diverse scenery of the Bay of Fundy coastline and inland areas. From the observation deck, spot seals diving and relaxing on the rocks, and bring your binoculars to observe the abundant avian life found here.
Suggested duration: 3 hours
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4. Old Government House

Suggested duration: 1 hour
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5. Science East

Science East is an interactive science museum located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. It uses innovative, interactive science exhibits to demonstrate basic science concepts, prompt curiosity and foster interest and understanding of science among people of all ages. The museum also features travelling exhibits which tour the province. It was founded in 1994, and since 1999 it has been accommodated in what used to be the York County jail. Constructed in 1842, the jail constitutes a tourist attraction in itself.

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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6. Room Escape Games

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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7. Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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8. Odell Park

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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9. Officers' Square

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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10. Legislative Assembly Building

Suggested duration: 1 hour
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11. Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Anglican Diocese of Fredericton. It is located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Construction of the cathedral began in 1845 and it was consecrated in 1853. The Gothic Revival cathedral is modelled after St. Mary's Church, Snettisham, Norfolk.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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13. Roads to Sea Guided Tours, Moncton

Harrison Hot Springs is a quaint little village nestled at the southernmost end of Harrison Lake. The lake itself is famous for its being the largest lake in south-western BC, with over 37 miles of beautiful lake settings to enjoy. The deep blue lake, along with its heavily forested green mountain slopes, snow-capped peaks, and blue sky all combine for a spectacular view of nature in all its splendor.

Come ride along with us as we take you into Sasquatch country that so few have ever experienced. Listen as your guide talks about the best evidence found to date pertaining to existence of the creature known as "Sasquatch." Let us tell you what we believe the Sasquatch to be and how and why it has remained elusive for so long. Your adventure is sure to be a most memorable one, filled with on-location eye-witness accounts, beautiful scenery, and plenty of amusing anecdotes.

Experience the six passenger Polaris Ranger Crew UTV which offers a safe, smooth, and comfortable ride for passengers of all ages. This vehicle, along with your guide, will expertly and efficiently access territory that standard vehicles would have a difficult time maneuvering over. Our vast knowledge and constant monitoring of the forest service roads and their ever changing condition ensures the highest level of safety to our passengers.

So whether you have an interest in the creature known as "Sasquatch" or are just wanting to get out for an adventurous open-air ride through some of the most spectacular scenery found anywhere, Sasquatch Country Adventures is sure to be a most memorable experience for all.
Suggested duration: 8 hours
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14. Picaroons

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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15. City Hall

Suggested duration: 30 minutes
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