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Atlantic Canada’s Riverfront Capital

2011-2012

New Brunswick Canada

Include Fredericton in your Atlantic Canada packaged independent travel itinerary Independent travelers will find a variety of unique experiences in New Brunswick's safe, clean and beautiful capital city. Tour operators will find a friendly and trade–smart industry ready to make a visit to Fredericton your clients’ best memory. Fredericton is a vibrant riverside city rich in heritage, culture and nature that offers warm Maritime hospitality and big city amenities, with unique dining experiences, interesting attractions and some of Atlantic Canada’s best festivals. Shoppers will love the many shops offering unique, fine crafts and watching artisans at work in studios. Downtown is compact, easily-walkable and we offer FREE parking for visitors. There are all kinds of ways to explore and tour Fredericton: • Walking Tour - free guided heritage walking tours daily • Haunted Hikes - an evening walking tour meeting the ghosts of Fredericton’s past • River Cruise - See the city from the water in a kayak or canoe on a guided river tour. • Aerial Tours - see Fredericton from the air on a helicopter tour • Guided Bike Tour - 85 km of trails to explore (see our website or Visitor Guide for details)

Accommodations to suit all tastes and budgets

• Delta Fredericton Hotel ★★★★ (222 rms) • Fredericton Inn ★★★1/2 (199 rms) • Crowne Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel ★★★1/2 (168 rms) • Best Western ★★★1/2 (140 rms) • Hilton Garden Inn (120+ rms)-under construction 2011 • Ramada Hotel ★★★1/2 (114 rms) • Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel ★★★1/2 (112 rms) • Comfort Inn ★★1/2 (100 rms) • Lakeview Inn & Suites ★★★1/2 (98 rms) • Riverside Resort ★★★1/2 (82 rms) • City Motel ★★★1/2 (55 rms) • Amsterdam Inn ★★★1/2 (50 rms) • Carriage House Inn ★★★1/2 (10 rms) (see our website for a complete listing and details)

FLY-DRIVE INFO Air Service: Fredericton International Airport is only 14km/9 mi. from downtown and has car rental agencies on-site. www.frederictonairport.ca Direct Daily flights to/fr Fredericton: Airline From Frequency Air Canada Montreal 3/day Air Canada Toronto 4-6/day Air Canada Halifax 4/day Air Canada Ottawa 1/day (except saturday)

Car Rentals at Fredericton Airport Avis Budget Hertz National

Tel: (506) 446-6006 Tel: (506) 446-6123 Tel: (506) 446-9079 Tel: (506) 446-4105

Literature and promotional items: • FREE 3 day Parking passes for visitors • City crest lapel pins • Fredericton Visitor Guides, maps and summer entertainment guide. We can ship to you in advance to include in your documentation to your clients.

Mileage chart: Quebec City, QC Toronto, ON Boston, MA Portland, ME Saint John, NB Moncton NB St. Andrews NB Charlottetown, PE Halifax, NS

593 kms / 368 mi 1366 kms / 849 mi 699 km / 434 mi 520 km / 323 mi 105 kms / 65 mi 174 kms / 108 mi 133 kms / 83 mi 362 kms / 225 mi 462 kms / 287 mi

Ferry from Quebec

Campbellton From Québec Edmundston

Acadian Peninsula and The Islands

Bathurst Miramichi

Grand Falls

New Brunswick Maine U.S.A.

Houlton

Woodstock

P.E.I. Moncton

Fredericton

Sussex

Calais

St. Stephen St. Andrews

Saint John Ferry from Nova Scotia

Bay of Fundy

Nova Scotia

Population: Fredericton 50, 535 NB 729,997

For detailed info., see our on-line Travel Trade Destination Planner at www.fredericton.travel - click Group Travel


Commissionable FIT Experiences

Kings Landing Historical Settlement

Guided Bike Tour | Bike Rentals

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

This village, the largest living museum in eastern Canada, brings the 19th century vibrantly to life with guided tours, theatre performances and heritage dining and over 170 people in period costume. Open late May to mid-Oct., daily, 10am -5pm

Experience our gorgeous trail system on a guided bike tour, offered twice per day, Tuesdays to Saturdays, June to Sept. Bring your own bike, or rent one from River Trails Bike Rentals, next to the Lighthouse on The Green downtown on the waterfront trail. Retail: $13.50 (includes bike) Commissionable rates offered River Trails Bike Rentals Tel: (506) 476-7368 Email: river.trails@fredericton.ca Bike Rentals available daily end of May to mid Sept. Rates: $7/hour or $25 for the day. Commissionable rates available. Adult, youth, and child sized bikes available plus a caboose for toddlers and a tandem bike for two. (helmets, locks incl.)

Highlights include a collection of works by Salvador Dalí, including "Santiago el Grande” a large holding of artworks by Cornelius Kreighoff and Canadian impressionist, James Wilson Morrice. The Gallery hosts an outstanding collection of British paintings from the Elizabethian era, Renaissance paintings from Europe, 17th century tapestry, furniture and decorative arts. There are also works by Botticelli and a host of world-class international, national and New Brunswick historical and contemporary art. Open daily and until 9pm on Thursdays. Price: $8. Commissionable rates available. Contact: (506) 458-2038 Web: www.beaverbrookartgallery.org

2011 FIT rates: Adult $11, youth $8.50 and Family $29 • Adult or family admission to the village (self-guided tours) 2010 FIT rates: $12.50 • Theatre tickets, meal vouchers, shopping gift certificates • Photos, brochures or other marketing material Tel : (506) 363-4957 Email: karen.price@kingslanding.nb.ca Web: www.kingslanding.nb.ca

Haunted Hikes - evening walking tour of downtown Fredericton This 90 min. tour is distinct and exceptional featuring spine tingling frights and funny bone tickling gags. From July to September, meet the ghosts of historic figures from Fredericton’s past on a lantern-lit tour through downtown. It’s fun for the whole family where you meet several phantom thespians along the trail. Mon - Sat at dusk (9:15pm). Retail prices: $13 adults and $8 children. Commissionable, Group and family rates available. Contact: Peter Pacey Tel: (506) 457-1975. pacey@nbnet.nb.ca Web: www.calithumpians.com

LET OUR

Day in a Soldiers Life Adventure

Kingswood Golf

Day Adventure for Children: great to include in a family package! This 65 min. adventure is geared towards children 4-13 years old. Each child dresses in the red tunic of the British regiment and provided with a guided tour of the Guardhouse, military office, cell block, and restored Barrack’s room where more than 200 British soldiers were stationed during the early 1800’s. Kids learn marches, turns and put it all together in a final parade. Each child receives a souvenir photo. Program offered in English and French, daily (except Wed & Sun). Consumer price: $8. Commissionable and group rates available. Contact: River Valley Crafts, Tel: (506) 460-2837 Email: garrison@fredericton.ca

Kingswood Golf, recognized as one of the “Best Places to Play” in 2008 by Golf Digest, has some of the most outstanding golf scenery in Canada with a distinctive brand of quality golf. This 27-hole golf facility features an 18-hole Signature Course, a 9 hole Executive Course, a double ended practice facility including separate putting and chipping greens and the Kingswood Lodge for restaurant services. The view from the 14th tee, highlighted by a 30-foot waterfall is simply dramatic. The golf course is directly next to Kingswood Entertainment Centre, an 80,000 ft2 facility with bowling, gymnastics, indoor rink, and games area. Contact: Kevin Johnston, Golf Manager Toll Free: 1.800.423.5969 Email: golf@kingswoodpark.com Web: www.kingswoodpark.com

For tour program assistance, contact: Mary Ellen Hudson, Tourism Coordinator-Travel Trade FLOW THROUGH YOU Fredericton Tourism, City of Fredericton

Tel: 1 888 888-4768 (North America) or Direct: (506) 460-2043 / Fax: (506) 460-2474 Email: maryellen.hudson@fredericton.ca Web: www.tourismfredericton.ca


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