(45 minutes from Sussex) - Founded in 1604 by explorer Samuel De Champlain, Saint John is the oldest incorporated city in Canada. This picturesque port city overlooks the world-famous Bay of Fundy, making it a delight to visit. It contains the Saint John City Market, the oldest continuing farmer’s market in Canada and offers exceptional dining and shopping ventures along its waterfront.
(50 minutes from Sussex) - As the largest city in New Brunswick, Moncton has been dubbed the “Hub City.” It is the central destination for shopping for all the surrounding areas, including for many Nova Scotians and Prince Edward Islanders. Besides shopping, Moncton has a beautiful downtown with many diverse restaurants and cafes. It is famous for its Magnetic Hill, the Magnetic Hill Zoo, and Magic Mountain water park and fun zone. It is also home to the Tidal Bore and the Chocolate River.
(90 minutes from Sussex) - Fredericton, the capital city of New Brunswick, contains not only its stately New Brunswick Legislature, where all governmental affairs for NB are conducted, but also has the mighty Saint John River running through the heart of the city. Featuring a prominent arts scene, it is home to the largest number of working artisans per capita in all of Canada. Expect an artsy experience when exploring this lovely city.
(2.5 hours from Sussex) - Charlottetown, PEI’s capital, is proudly known as the birthplace of Confederation. It was here that the Fathers of Confederation met to form the British North American Union, now known as our glorious country of Canada. It also is home to the world-famous musical Anne of Green Gables (based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's famous books) and now its Anne and Gilbert musical. It has everything to offer – history, cuisine, the arts, and architecture. It is simply a must-see place to visit!
(3.5 hours from Sussex) - As the capital of Nova Scotia and the largest city in the Maritimes, Halifax is bustling with constant activity. Wander along its waterfront. Browse through its large indoor market next to the harbour. Check out all of the many unique shops and restaurants lining the downtown streets. Stroll through the beautiful public gardens and climb up to Citadel Hill. Halifax is truly an unforgettable experience!