ABOUT THE SAINT JOHN AREA


Local Municipalities


Saint John

Saint John is located on the southern New Brunswick coast on the Bay of Fundy at the mouth of the St. John River. It is the only city on the Bay of Fundy, home to the world’s largest tides. Surrounded by unspoiled parks, views of the Bay of Fundy and history lined streets. The city, Canada’s first incorporated one, est. 1785, is rich in culture, uptown arts, shopping, dining and entertainment.

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Rothesay

Rothesay is an historic small town located ten minutes from Saint John. A family orientated community nestled in the majestic Kennebecasis Valley alongside the Kennebecasis River.

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Quispamsis

Quispamsis is situated along the scenic Kennebecasis River and Hammond River waterways. Characterized by its residential and attractive atmosphere, this beautiful sub-urban community is located in southwestern New Brunswick, fifteen minutes from Saint John.

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Hampton

Hampton is a small, friendly town rich in history, culture and heritage. Located on the Kennebecasis River in southwestern New Brunswick, 37 km northeast of the city of Saint John.  It is surrounded by natural beauty, unspoiled environment and striking scenery.

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Grand Bay / Westfield

Grand Bay-Westfield is a beautiful small town located in southern New Brunswick, along the scenic St. John River. Located minutes away from uptown Saint John, the town offers the best of urban and rural New Brunswick and small town charm.

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Sussex

Sussex is located in Kings County, New Brunswick half way between Saint John and Moncton. Surrounded by beautiful countryside the town is at the juncture of the River Valley Scenic Drive, the Fundy Coastal Drive and Route 1. Sussex is rich in heritage, culture, fine arts and local crafts.

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Kingston Peninsula

The Kingston Peninsula is a gem nestled between the Kennebecasis and Saint John rivers. This rural area gives you the best of both worlds, laid back country living, but take a short five minute ferry ride and find yourself in bustling Saint John and surrounding area.

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St. Martins

St. Martins is a seaside community nestled on miles of unspoiled Bay of Fundy beaches. The village is the gateway to the Fundy Trail, a park with walking and hiking paths along the last undeveloped stretch of coastline on the eastern seaboard.

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St. Andrews

St. Andrews is located in the southwestern corner of New Brunswick on Passamaquoddy Bay. A charming town which represents one of the best preserved examples of colonial heritage in North America. Surrounded by awe-inspiring beauty.

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St. George

St. George is located in south western New Brunswick, on route 1, thirty minutes from St. Stephens and forty five minutes from Saint John. Surrounded by forests, lakes, coves, rivers and beaches. This enchanting town is full of history and a gateway to the Fundy Isles.

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St. Stephen

St Stephen is a small town located on the east bank of the St. Croix River in New Brunswick. It lies on the international boundary between Canada and the United States. The international crossing connects with Calais, Maine. St Stephen is rich in history and heritage and home to Ganong Candy Factory.

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Blacks Harbor

Blacks Harbour is a small and friendly fishing village of just over 950 people, located in the South-western region New Brunswick.  Blacks Harbour provides the mainland gateway to the largest island in New Brunswick, Grand Manan Island.

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