Ah, summer — the season of adventure, exploration, and making unforgettable memories. If your budget is the only thing standing between you and a fantastic vacation, we suggest you travel to New Brunswick. With its breathtaking landscapes, vibrant culture, and abundance of affordable attractions, it’s the ultimate destination for making the most of your travel funds.

Before we launch into what makes one of Canada’s most welcoming provinces the perfect summer destination, here’s a pro tip: The best way to explore this warm, eastern beauty is by road-tripping your way through it. You’ll find eight exciting road trip itineraries on the Tourism New Brunswick website. These will take you through picturesque landscapes, charming coastal towns, and several hidden gems.

Circling back to what makes travel to New Brunswick ideal for budget travellers, here are 5 solid reasons:

Affordable Accommodations

Why New Brunswick is the perfect spot for budget travellers
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One of the top reasons travelling to New Brunswick is ideal for travellers on a budget is that it has accommodations to suit many different price points. You’ll find average prices as low as $200 per night or even less, allowing you to explore multiple parts of the province without breaking the bank. Plus, if you stay longer, you might even get a better deal. If you enjoy camping, your costs dips as low as $24 per night if you’re staying in one of the province’s 11 Provincial Parks with campgrounds. Consider planning your trip mid-week for less crowded campsites and better rates.

Extra Value Packages

New Brunswick takes affordability to the next level with its quality value stay and play packages. These packages provide even more bang for your buck, offering additional perks and discounts to enhance your stay. The best part? They are regularly updated on the Tourism New Brunswick website. So, you can enjoy a fantastic vacation without blowing your budget!

Plethora of Outdoor Activities

Why New Brunswick is the perfect spot for budget travellers
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Another huge perk of travelling to New Brunswick is that it is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. As you know, you don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy fresh air and space to roam in every direction. With its vast network of parks, countless trails and inviting warm beaches (yes, the warmest in Canada!), you can immerse yourself in the province’s raw, unspoiled beauty. If you need gear for your adventures, don’t worry—there are parks and operators that offer gear rentals, making it convenient and cost-effective to dive (or dip your toe) into thrilling outdoor adventures.

Budget-Friendly Free Festivals

Who doesn’t love a good festival? Lucky for you, New Brunswick boasts countless festivals that cater to various interests. And the best part is that all of them are affordable, if not free! From lively music and arts events to big beer festivals, the province offers an array of festivities for all ages and interests. Soak up the vibrant atmosphere, savour local cuisine, and have a jolly good time with free to reasonable costs for festival admission. Head over to our list of 7 summer fests that make your New Brunswick travel worthwhile.

Culinary Delights Minus Fancy Price Tags

Why New Brunswick is the perfect spot for budget travellers
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Foodies, get ready to indulge! New Brunswick’s culinary scene is a delightful blend of flavours and cultures… What makes it even better is that it won’t hurt your wallet. With an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients, the province’s culinary offerings are not only delicious but also affordable. Treat your taste buds to a wide range of culinary delights, from fresh seafood to farm-to-table creations. Check out the high and low-cost foodie itineraries featured in the Tourism New Brunswick YouTube series for more inspo.

There you have it, folks! Reasons why New Brunswick ticks off all the boxes for being the perfect pocket-friendly summer destination. Head over to the Tourism New Brunswick website below to start planning your trip.