Moncton Vacations

Moncton is a city in eastern Canada’s New Brunswick province. It is an active transportation hub for the region, but most visitors are just passing through. A few popular tourist attractions do exist, but the city is not a destination by any means. Magnetic Hill is surely the most popular activity for visitors. It is a natural optical illusion, as ... Read more
the pattern of topography lends the impression that one is moving uphill when, in fact, one is moving downhill. Many attractions have popped up around Magnetic Hill, including the city zoo and a few amusement parks. Moncton’s harbor is home to a unique tidal bore phenomenon, though it has lost most of its effect due to waterway development. Nearby Parlee beach boasts the warmest water in Canada, though that isn’t saying much. The nearby Bay of Fundy has some of the highest tides in the world, and walking in it a low tide is an interesting experience as one can literally walk around the base of islands on what is half the time the sea floor.
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Moncton places to stay and top hotels

Moncton things to do and experiences

  • Magnetic Hill Zoo
    8.45 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesAdventure
  • Magic Mountain Water Park
    8.54 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors
    Popular withFamiliesStudents
  • Keg Steakhouse & Bar
    10.03 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Hotel Bar
    Popular withNightlifeFoodies
  • Casino New Brunswick
    8.03 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Wellness, Beauty and Spas, Entertainment
    Popular withNightlifeBackpackers

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Top Moncton restaurants

  • Pump House Brewpub
    9.210 reviews
    $$$$
    Bar, Brewery
    Popular withFoodiesNightlife
  • St-Hubert
    10.02 reviews
    $$$$
    Popular withFamilies
  • Eastside Mario's
    9.02 reviews
    $$$$
    Italian
    Popular withFamiliesStudents
  • St. James Gate
    8.02 reviews
    $$$$
    Seafood, Deli & Sandwich, Pubs , Brewery,
    Popular withNightlifeFoodies
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San Francisco, California, USA
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Very much a college town with some decent pockets of restaurants and shops sprinkled throughout the town. You only really need a night to experience the local scene.

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Saint John, New Brunswick

Love the shopping !

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April D Hebert I travel by bus I Loved it

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