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Saint John (not St. John and not to be confused with St. John’s, Newfoundland) is situated on the south coast of New Brunswick on the edge of the Bay of Fundy.

Following a devastating fire in 1877, much of the town was rebuilt and many of the Victorian buildings have since been lovingly restored, especially along Prince William Street.

New Brunswick Museum and the Reversing Falls Rapids

Two principal attractions are the New Brunswick Museum and the Reversing Falls Rapids which is a good place to see the effects of the Fundy tides. Fundy National Park is nearby, where visitors can marvel at the highest tides in the world.

The city also offers some great restaurants and pubs where seafood is a frequent highlight.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Saint John

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Saint John, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Our expert guides to exploring Saint John

    Written by our specialists from their own experiences of visiting Saint John, these guides will help you make the most of your time there. We share both our practical recommendations and the best ways to appreciate Saint John at its best.

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