Fredericton, the third largest city in the New Brunswick province, after St John and Moncton, is also the capital of the Canadian province. Fredericton has transformed itself into a place which serves as an important cultural, artistic and educational centre. It is located at the bottom of Saint John River Valley, and is surrounded by Oromocto, Hampton, Sussex, and Salisbury.
The Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival is organized annually in Fredericton. The event usually attracts musical talents regionally and internationally, playing jazz, blues, and world genres of music. The Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, started 21 years ago, is now the largest musical event held in the city every year. In fact, in 2012, this event was such a hit that the festival managed to feature 150 acts, on 27 stages which occupied six blocks in downtown Fredericton. Book a car rental in Fredericton online so you won’t miss out on this amazing event.
If you are a family with little children, fret not, because Science East in Fredericton is New Brunswick’s only science centre with over 150 hands-on exhibits. Science East aims to implement and teach the basics of science with a slight twist--the fun and enjoyable way. Exhibits where visitors can interact with insects and animals, and also machines which create a mini tornado, are among the exhibits found there. And also, a science playground also lets the children have fun in gigantic scientific-looking slides and swings. Parents wanting to “get rid” of their children can look forward to weekend-long summer camps with various scientific themes, like Forensic Science and Potions. Hire a car in Fredericton and head to Science East, to have quality time with your children.
Fredericton is famous for fine crafts, so you shouldn’t miss out on the Barracks Fine Craft Shops. Eight uniquely decorated shops are where local artists craft and sell their products, at the three-story stone and wooden-framed structure. Or if fine arts aren’t your cup of tea, book a car for rent in Fredericton and head to downtown Fredericton, for an enjoyable shopping experience. The downtown area is home to more working artisans per capita than any other city in Canada. It also has restaurants and cafes which are sure to satisfy your taste buds. From art to jewellery, to home décor, downtown Fredericton has them all!
Are you always caught with so many things that you plan to do, but with so little time? Search online for a car rental and enjoy your vacation at an enjoyable pace! You can drive your rented car to all the interesting sights in Fredericton for a memorable vacation.
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