Top things to do in Northeastern New Brunswick

Park in Caraquet

Acadian Historic Village

Acadian Historic Village, 15km west of Caraquet, is a major historical reconstruction set up like a village of old. Thirty-three original buildings have been relocated to the site, and animators in period costumes r…
Cultural in Caraquet

Festival Acadien

The largest annual Acadian cultural festival, Festival Acadien, is held here the first two weeks of August. It draws 100,000 visitors, and more than 200 performers including singers, musicians, actors, dancers from …
Waterfall in Bathurst

Pabineau Falls

On the Nepisiquit River, around 14km south of Bathurst, you'll find this pretty set of water rapids. They are hardly Niagara Falls, but it's a nice drive to get here and you can enjoy a picnic by the river. If you'r…
Park in Campbellton

Sugarloaf Provincial Park

Dominated by Sugarloaf Mountain, which rises nearly 400m above sea level and looks vaguely like one of its other namesakes in Rio, Sugarloaf Provincial Park is off Hwy 11 at Exit 415. From the base, it's just a half…
Seafood in Bathurst

Pabineau Seafood Restaurant

Located near the site of the Pabineau Falls, this small eatery, run by the local First Nations group, is the spot to pick up your picnic supplies before heading to the rapids. Lobster rolls and fried shrimp, scallop…
Nature Reserve in Bathurst

Point Daly Reserve

Located 5.5km east of Bathurst, this lovely nature reserve has various marked trails, all courtesy of a former mining company. In fall you can see the Canada geese on their migratory voyage. There are also eagles, o…
Japanese in Caraquet

Mitchan Sushi

A tasteful, ordered experience where beautifully concocted Japanese morsels comprise fresh local seafood. Unfortunately, it's not open daily; check hours.
International in Bathurst


Perched over the Bathurst Harbour, Nectar caters to everyone from cafe-goers (downstairs) to those after a light lunch to heftier (and pricier) fine-dining options (upstairs). The ambitious menu includes everything …
Museum in Northeastern New Brunswick

Historical Museum of Tracadie

Unmasking a little known but gripping story, the Historical Museum of Tracadie focuses on the leprosy colony based here from 1849 to as late as 1965. It's the only place in Canada providing details on a leprosarium.…
Canadian in Caraquet

Le Caraquette

Overlooking the harbor, this no-fuss, family diner-style restaurant serves Maritime provinces standards including fried clams and mayonnaise shrimp salad, along with French Canadian specialties like poutine and smok…