Category Archive: beaches

Murray Beach Provincial Park and Cape Jourimain National Wildlife Area, New Brunswick

Located along the Northumberland Strait, Murray Beach is a scenic cove with a sprawling open park that undoubtedly gets a lot of summer beach traffic. However, even though I was there at the… Continue reading

Hopewell Rocks, New Brunswick

The Hopewell Rocks are another marvel produced by the Bay of Fundy. Standing up to seventy feet tall, the multiple eroded sea stacks are a fantastic site, but what makes them all then… Continue reading

Fundy National Park, Part 2: Matthews Head and the Coastal Trails

On the morning of my hike along the coastal trails there were clouds lingering at daybreak which resulted in a spectacular sunrise and an undeniably fantastic start to the day. I was eager… Continue reading

Fundy Trail, New Brunswick. Or, Who Blazes a Trail With Green?

My day on the Fundy Trail was a day of stories. But first, a little background: The Fundy Trail is a ten mile dead-end parkway that runs along the Bay of Fundy just… Continue reading

Quaco Head Lighthouse and West Quaco Beach and Mudflats, New Brunswick

Spotting a lighthouse on the map that looked close to the sea caves, I drove back through the tiny collection of buildings known as St. Martins and across a few miles of salt… Continue reading

St. Martins Sea Caves, New Brunswick

The sea caves of St. Martins were one of the places recommended to me by the incredibly friendly people in the Saint Stephens visitor center. These shallow caves are being continually molded by… Continue reading

Traveling in Canada: Sights, Beaches, and Sunsets in New Brunswick

Navigating without the aid of Internet or GPS while in Canada resulted in mostly random wandering, which turned out to be a fantastic way of traveling the country. I had honed my aimless… Continue reading

New River Beach Provincial Park, New Brunswick

New River Beach was my first real stop in New Brunswick. I crossed the border early in the morning and, after obtaining a map and a guidebook at the information center in Saint… Continue reading

Coastal travels: Mid-Coast and Northern Maine

I came across many beautiful sites as I continued my wandering up the coast of Maine. Salt marshes, rocky coasts, conifer forest, deep blue bays, smoothed-rock beaches, and charming waterfronts were around every… Continue reading

West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, Maine

The West Quoddy Lighthouse is the easternmost lighthouse in the U.S. and the peninsula its located on also happens to be the easternmost point in the United States, jutting out into the Quoddy… Continue reading