Experience the versatile Canadian city of Moncton, a bilingual town full of life and new discoveries. Near beaches and the coasts of the Bay of Fundy and Acadia, Moncton offers fun attractions both natural (like Magnetic Hill) and manmade (like its accompanying zoo, the largest in Canada). Spend a few days exploring while staying in a conveniently-located IHG® Moncton, New Brunswick hotel. Start planning your trip today and immerse yourself in this rapidly growing, family-friendly destination.
Things to See
As previously alluded to, Magnetic Hill Zoo is an ideal all-ages place to spend the day. This 40-acre park offers an educational yet fun experience and features approximately 625 animals, including endangered species like the ring-tailed lemur and Blanding’s turtle. At TreeGo Moncton, you can experience the city from the tree tops, zip lining and balancing on suspended swings. Taking a more leisurely pace on your trip to Moncton? Visit the Casino New Brunswick or the Magnetic Hill Winery and have some fun, or relax in Mapleton Park.
Hotels in Moncton
For accessibility to downtown and airport areas as well as the train, IHG offers convenient choices. From family trips to romantic explorations, our hotels go above and beyond to include necessary amenities including fitness centers, free WiFi, fresh meal options, and even quiet zones to ensure minimum distractions and better sleep.
Where to Stay
Downtown Moncton will offer you close proximity to the airport and train for easy transportation as well as attractions like Magnetic Hill, the Moncton Coliseum, and the Capitol Theatre. Another option is to stay in Dieppe, located within the parish of Moncton. Located close to Caledonia Industrial Park, Dieppe Industrial Park, Fox Creek Golf Club, and Champlain Place shopping mall, Dieppe is a convenient alternative location.
How to Get to Moncton
The Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM) is located just 8 kilometers (around 5 miles) from downtown, making it the main way travelers get into the city. Other options include the Codiac Transit, Maritime, and VIA Rail, which all take you into the city from surrounding areas. Moncton features just two main streets that link both ends of town, the Trans-Canada Highway and Wheeler Boulevard, making it an easy city to get around. Moncton is known for being both walkable and bike-able in the downtown area.
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