It’s no wonder that Lonely Planet chose Canada as their top destination for 2017.
Our awesome country has been named at the top of the travel expert’s #BestinTravel along with several other destinations.
Why travel to St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick?
New Brunswick and its neighbouring provinces are like no other in our great nation. We’re known for our unique and friendly demeanor, homegrown art, and delicious seafood… not to mention our amazing landscapes!
Although New Brunswick isn’t the largest province in Canada, there’s so much to see! Every few kilometers (or miles) our surroundings change – from rolling hills, unspoiled nature, to the world’s highest tides!
Algonquin Resort is less than a half hour away from the United States border and only 1.5 hours away from the Saint John Airport – we’re in the perfect location for you to kick off your adventure!
Experience fine dining
St. Andrews by-the-Sea may be small, but it’s mighty in the culinary world. With fresh seafood like lobster, mussels, and halifbut caught off our New Brunswick shores, it doesn’t get much fresher than this!
Braxton’s Restaurant offers a fine dining experience and uses locally sourced components. Let Chef Ron Kneabone and the Algonquin team take your taste buds to an entire new level.
Other restaurants that we highly recommend in our resort town are:
Nestled on the coast of the Passmaquody Bay, our New Brunswick hotel offers beautiful panoramic views of the water. The Passmaquody is an inlet of the famed Bay of Fundy – home to the highest tides in the world.
It’s unspoiled nature is home to a variety of majestic sea-life like humpback whales, beluga whales, porpoises, seals, and even the occasional shark.
There’s nothing more amazing than being able to bare witness to this natural wonder of the world.
Head out whale watching for the afternoon with one of the many tour companies based out of St. Andrews by-the-Sea.
Watching these majestic creatures in their natural habitat will be memories that last forever.
Head to Minister’s Island during low tide, and hike the trails for the afternoon.
The Van Horne Estate offers visitors one of the foremost cultural, heritage and environmental tourism destinations in the county.
Hop on the ferry and take in Grand Manan Island. Get up close and personal with puffins, migrating whales, marine wildlife and migrating seabirds
Did you know that our New Brunswick hotel is over 100 years old? It was built in 1889 and the cost to spend the night was $3 – $5!
St. Andrews by-the-Sea is rich in history. Founded in 1783, the town was the original seaside escape. Throughout the years it’s been the summer vacation destinations to notable figures like U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor Roosevelt, Sir James Dunn, and more!
Make sure to visit our many historical sites:
- Kingsbrae Garden
- Campobello Island
- Charlotte County Courthouse and Gaol
- Ross Memorial Museum
- St. Andrews Blockhouse
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Experience art & culture
Celebrate the spirit of creation with artist displays from Canada and across the Maritimes. Take a leisurely stroll through the galleries of Water Street to see work created by local artists including folk art, painted furniture, jewelry, pottery, stained glass, and the largest selection of St. Andrews prints.
- Tin Fish Studio
- Sunbury Shores
- Bertha Day Art & Craft Gallery
- Great Canadian North Art Gallery
- Jarea Art Studio/Kinderart
- Serendipin’ Art