Things To Do - History-buff

In the land beyond borders, there's no end to the experiences waiting for you.
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Tours of Lubec and Cobscook

Self-guided audio tours of Lubec, highlighting what makes this area special - from the rich history and culture to the natural areas such as rare arctic bogs and fascinating life on intertidal rocks and mud flats as a result of average twenty foot tides. Tours can be downloaded from our website or rented at locations in Lubec.

Ruggles House Historic Home Museum

Built  between 1818 and 1820 for Judge Thomas Ruggles, the Ruggles house is a particularly lovely example of Adamesque style Federal period architecture and is remarkable for its location as well as its survival. The house is renowned for its flying staircase and intricate woodwork, which is  especially abundant in the west parlor.
Open for guided tours Monday-Saturday from 10-4 and Sundays 12-4 from mid-June through mid-October. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children.

Roads to Sea Guided Tours

Roads to Sea” Guided Tours is a nature-based tourism company operating out of Moncton, which offers guests a chance to experience New Brunswick’s magnificent Bay of Fundy! 

Our mission is to offer our guests a unique, personalized-tour experience as they visit New Brunswick’s diverse coastal landscapes and learn about our fascinating ecology, history, culture and – of course – the Highest Tides in the World!

Turtle Shore Adventures

Interactive Jeep and walking tours

Join our enthusiastic biologist on a fun and exciting Jeep or hiking tour of St. Andrews-by-the-Sea.

Let yourself be driven around in our comfortable, 4X4, convertible 4-door Jeep. Our experienced guide will focus on the tall tales of each corner of town on the 1-hour package. When the sun is out, the Jeep's top comes off and kids of all ages enjoy the ride in style; fleece blankets, sunscreen and water are complimentary. Our Jeep is equipped with binoculars and a first-aid kit.

Cape Enrage

Cape Enrage Interpretive Centre Inc. The Bay of Fundy is one of the Marine Wonders of the World with tides rising as much as 16.3 m (53 vertical feet) over a 12-hour period twice each day.

Cape Enrage offers one of the most spectacular views of the natural phenomenon from its towering cliffs and has been a light station and fog alarm since 1838; the current light tower is over 140 years old. We are proudly part of the Fundy Biosphere Reserve and the Fundy Coastal Drive Experience. 

Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium

The Huntsman Marine Science Centre, a private, not-for-profit organization focused on education, research and innovation in the field of ocean sciences, welcomes the world to its magnificent Huntsman Fundy Discovery Aquarium. Opened in September 2011, the aquarium showcases the creatures – both big and small – that can be found in the beautiful Bay of Fundy.

Wild Salmon Nature Centre

In the relaxed atmosphere of a stately angling lodge, explore the mysteries surrounding the wild Atlantic salmon and efforts to restore it to its natural habitat.

Learn about famous anglers, great conservationists and encounter salmon face-to-face in the in-stream aquarium. You can also enjoy the interpretative nature trails situated along the nearby Chamcook Stream.

For rate information please visit our website.

Town of St. Stephen

St. Stephen is Canada’s Chocolate Town, home of Ganong Bros Ltd., Canada’s oldest candy company, and is the place to “Discover the Wonder of Chocolate”. Follow the sweet history of this small-town community, which is also one of the busiest Canadian/U.S. border crossings in the province.

Town of Saint Andrews

Saint Andrews, or St. Andrews by-the-Sea as it is often called, has long been one of New Brunswick's premier vacation destinations. Whether you check in at the world-famous Algonquin Resort and play a round of golf on the signature golf course designed by Thomas McBroom or choose a seaside cottage, motel, B & B, or bring your RV to the Kiwanis Campground, let Saint Andrews welcome you to our friendly town. Many adventures await you. 

The Hopewell Rocks

The Hopewell Rocks are located on the shores of the Bay of Fundy at Hopewell Cape. This attraction is one of the Marine Wonders of the World, and is the site of some of the World’s Highest Tides.

Walk on the ocean floor in the shadows of the majestic flower-pot rocks, unique formations carved by erosion over thousands of years.

Experience tides rising up to 4-storeys high, making it possible to kayak, at high tide, over the same area you may have recently walked at low tide.