5 - 7 Days · 530 km

The Sun & Sand Trail

Relax by the seashore and splash in warm saltwater beaches. 

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Summertime’s all about the beach, and lucky for you Canada’s warmest saltwater beaches are right here in New Brunswick. Follow this road trip to dip your toes in them all, or simply pick a favourite to park your beach chair and stay. With such a stress-free vacation, there’s really only one thing left to decide: Seaside campground or cottage?

  1. 1. City of Bathurst Waterside Relaxation
  2. 3. Kouchibouguac Camping & Sandy Shores
  3. 4. Shediac Seafood & Beaches
  4. 5. Murray Beach Shoreside Adventures

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