Day Tripping in Florenceville-Bristol

Florenceville-Bristol has a variety of attractions, trails, historical buildings and cultural experiences for you.

Click our interactive map or try one of the Tour Options below.

We hope you'll enjoy your time in our beautiful town!

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Tour #1 - Tour Around Town

Enjoy a little bit of everything with this Tour of Florenceville-Bristol.  Whether you're looking for a little arts, culture, heritage, outdoor adventure, or a visit to the market, this tour has something for everyone!

  • Potato World:  Learn the history and importance of the potato to our Town and surrounding community, plus sample some crispy French Fries.

  • Hunter Brothers Farm Market:  Pick up some fresh veggies for supper.

  • Andrew and Laura McCain Art Gallery:  ALMAG bring different artists' work to the gallery throughout the year.  Enjoy the latest exhibit and learn more about their creative process.

  • Shogomoc Railway Site:  The railway system was removed from this part of the province several years ago, but we still have three historic train cars on site as well as the station.  Stop by for a free tour to learn the history in your own back yard!

  • Shiktehawk Trail:  Take the family for a walk along this picturesque walking trail that meanders through the woods and streams.

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Tour #3 - Arts and Culture

Florenceville-Bristol is known as the Arts and Culture hub in the Saint John River Valley.  Here is a sample of what we have to offer:

  • Andrew & Laura McCain Library:  Conveniently located in the downtown and offers accessibility for anyone with mobility concerns.

  • Andrew and Laura McCain Art Gallery:  ALMAG bring different artist's work to the gallery throughout the year.  Enjoy the latest exhibit and learn more about their creative process.

  • Fresh Fine Dining:  Enjoy a fine dining experience aboard an authentic CPR rail car.  Call ahead for reservations 506-392-6000.

  • Shogomoc Railway Site:  The railway system was removed from this part of the province several years ago, but we still have three historic train cars on site as well as the station.  Stop by for a free tour to learn the history in your own back yard!

  • Second Wind Music Centre:  A unique venue for musical entertainment.

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Tour #4 - Outdoor and Adventure

We've got lots of ideas to get you out and about!

  • NB Trail:  We are fortunate to have this trail going from one end of our town to the other.  A great walking or bicycling trail and it is handy to everything!

  • Shiktehawk Walking Trail:  Take the family for a walk along this picturesque walking trail that meanders through the woods and streams.

  • Muddy Boots Outdoor Learning Centre:  The site was recognized as a Wetland Centre of Excellence in September 2019.

  • Boat Launch:  If you're looking for a place to put your kayak or canoe into the Saint John River, you'll find it behind the Shogomoc Railway Site.

  • Sam's Park:  Whether you're looking for a quiet place to enjoy a picnic lunch, or want to try your hand at the 3-hole golf course, this little gem is a beautiful spot to get away from the daily grind.

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Tour #5 - Trails

Check out some of our trails:

  • NB Trail:  We are fortunate to have this trail going from one end of our town to the other.  A great walking or bicycling trail and it is handy to everything!

  • Shiktehawk Walking Trail:  Take the family for a walk along this picturesque walking trail that meanders through the woods and streams.

  • Sam's Park:  Whether you're looking to take a stroll through “The Enchanted Forest” walking trail, relax by the fish pond and or even try your hand at the 3-hole golf course (must bring your own equipment), this little park has it all!

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