By Shaina Amienyi
Fredericton
Canada
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Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, draws tourists because of its abundant, enticing entertainment options, historic sites, and recreational activities. The scenic views in Fredericton, located along the St. John River, will leave you breathless. The views add to the relaxed atmosphere that vacationers will feel when they are not sightseeing or joining in recreational activities and entertainment.

Only minutes from downtown Fredericton, the Fredericton International Airport (YFC) provides convenient access to the city. You can book your flight with EscapeWizard.com through the following link (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php). Fredericton has charming hotels and you can visit EscapeWizard.com for help selecting among them. Our top selection is the Crowne Plaza, because the staff is amazing. Just click on the link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) to visit the hotel section of our site.

Downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick is one of the city’s most attractive and historic areas. EscapeWizard.com suggests making downtown your first stop in Fredericton because it features ample shops, such as boutiques and shopping centers like Uptown Centre and Regent Mall, and numerous points of interest. Those fascinated by architecture will want to visit the many beautiful churches downtown that represent various architectural periods. Also, downtown is home to historic buildings and neighborhoods such as City Hall, the Legislative Assembly Building, and the Historic Garrison District. Set behind a wrought-iron fence, the two-block area called the Historic Garrison District is a Provincial and National Historic Site where you can tour the old Soldiers’ Barracks where British Troops lived, the Guard House, Officers’ Square, and several museums.

EscapeWizard.com recommends checking out the Historic Garrison District not only for its representation of Fredericton history but also for its entertainment offerings. For example, you can see the Changing of the Guard Ceremony which occurs daily at Officers’ Square. If you visit in the summer, check out free theatre shows in the park, outdoor summer concerts, or the Under the Stars Classic Movie Series. And don’t worry if you forget to bring a chair. You can get complimentary chairs at performances.

Downtown is your go-to spot for daily and nightly entertainment. Fredericton has a vibrant nightlife that EscapeWizard.com is certain you will enjoy. There are many places downtown where you can dance, listen to live performances, or drink and converse. In addition to pubs and nightclubs, there are a number of establishments on Queen and King Streets that provide regular live music. Another area for nightlife is the Tannery Entertainment District where you can enjoy a spirited evening listening to live music at a pub.

Fredericton is a city committed to providing quality entertainment for its visitors. The city hosts a major festival just about every month. For example, go in July and you can catch the Highland Games and Scottish Festival; go in August and you can attend the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival. Fredericton has film festivals, winter festivals, culinary festivals, and more. EscapeWizard.com guarantees you will enjoy the main entertainment opportunities in Fredericton.

With plenty of festivals, events, and attractions, tourists will never have a dull day in Fredericton, New Brunswick. With performances, shopping, and activities like tubing down Nashwaak River or golfing at the renowned Kingswood Park, Fredericton offers fun for the whole family. You can book your next vacation with EscapeWizard.com using the above link and experience all that this engaging city has to offer.
Hotels in Fredericton
By Rose Overbey
Crown Plaza
659 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB
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The Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook Hotel is the place to stay in downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick, if you're looking for a grand hotel in a premiere location. This historic hotel dates to 1948. It is located along St. John River. The grounds are kept up so that guests can enjoy walks through the garden and riverside strolls. Out front, the hotel shares a street with some the cities beautiful Victorian home. The charming feel of the neighborhood is enough to draw you in, but there is more! The hotel is located only a walk away from the Convention Center, Art Gallery, and more! The Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook Hotel's location caters to travelers visiting on business or pleasure -- as do the amenities inside.

The Crowne Plaza was recently renovated and guests will enjoy the modern conveniences of the hotel mixed in with the glorious feel of an established hotel. The hotel offers guests a variety of rooming options. From traditional rooms, to executive rooms and even Jacuzzi suites -- the versatility of rooms suggests the hotel's ability to cater to any guest. The traditional rooms offer a choice of one king size bed, or two queens, along with a wide variety of movies and channels to watch on TV. Of course guests are welcome to control the temperature of their rooms, and will be pleased to find that coffee; tea and water are all available without leaving the comfort of their rooms. The bathroom is well stoked -- a hair dryer is available -- and an ironing board and iron are present should guests need to press clothes after they come out of the suitcase.

Should guests be traveling on business, they will be thrilled to discover the high-speed internet access is available in all rooms and is offered at no extra cost. There is also a work desk present, should guests need a moment to focus on a specific task. Executive rooms feature all the amenities of a traditional room, but include a terry robe and other upscale amenities for the traveler with specific tastes. The Jacuzzi Suites are perfect for the romantic couple looking for an evening of relaxation and comfort.  Guests will enjoy the room service available in every room.

The rooms are sure to impress, but the rest of the hotel is also guest-friendly. For those that need to get work done, there is a 24-hour business centre available. There is also a sauna, for those looking to rejuvenate their skin. The hotel also is home to an indoor saltwater pool, whirlpool and fitness area -- with state of the art equipment.

The Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook Hotel is the perfect place to stay while visiting Fredericton, New Brunswick. EscapeWizard.com highly recommends booking your hotel room at the Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook: You can do so by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).