3 - 5 days · 500 km

The Acadian Joyride

Experience Acadian culture and explore the coastal landscape.

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Delve into the heart of Acadie.

Learn the true meaning of joie de vivre.

Just follow the music up the coast to discover vibrant culture, warm hospitality and pristine saltwater beaches.

This road trip will have you learning about Acadian history, tasting local cuisine and celebrating the culture with hands-on experiences. A beautiful beachside setting completes this sensory journey.

  1. 1. Memramcook Acadian History
  2. 3. Bouctouche & Shediac Tastes & Tours
  3. 4. Acadian Peninsula Colourful Heritage
  4. 5. The Acadian Isles Scenic Discoveries

Activities by location


Part of every road trip is exploring along the way. Each route offers something different, but these are some things to keep an eye out for in the area.

Selfie Stops

Top of the Miscou Island Lighthouse
Giant Acadian flag in Saint Louis de Kent
The World’s Largest Lobster in Shediac

Foodie Stops

Boulangerie Pain du College
Le Nouvo Caveau
Le Panaché Resto-Pub-Terrasse
La terrasse à Steve

Festive Stops

Atlantic Visual Arts Festival
Weekly shows in Dieppe
Peat Moss Festival
L'Aquafête de Tracadie

Artsy Stops

Sainte-Cécile Church
Aberdeen Cultural Centre
Théâtre populaire d’Acadie
Dieppe Arts & Culture Centre