An Acadian Adventure

A trip to New Brunswick's Acadian coast captures the spirit of this Canadian French colony.

Divine Supervision

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Divine Supervision

Grande-Anse's Catholic church—built of stone as a symbol that the Acadians were here to stay—overlooks Chaleur Bay.

Patiently Waiting

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Patiently Waiting

Commercial fishing boats rest at anchor in Caraquet Harbor. Charter boats also offer recreational deep-sea fishing.

Warm Welcome

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Warm Welcome

This couple in the Acadian Historic Village authentically replicates the style of vintage dress.

Home Sweet Home

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Home Sweet Home

This house in the coastal town of Anse-Bleue is a testament to local pride. A bright yellow star distinguishes the Acadian flag.

Historic Hospitality

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Historic Hospitality

Hotel Paulin, which dates to 1891, has been owned and operated by the Paulin family since 1907. Luxurious rooms include modern amenities such as cable TV and free high-speed Internet access.

Tintamarre Strut

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Tintamarre Strut

Translating roughly to "loud disturbance," the traditional Tintamarre parade becomes part history lesson and part celebration.

Enlightening House

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Enlightening House

A nonworking reproduction of the 1914-vintage (and since destroyed) Grande-Anse Lighthouse serves as the tourist information center for the town of Grande-Anse.

Community Affair

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Community Affair

The annual Tintamarre parade raises a ruckus every August 15 at the end of the two-week Acadian Festival in Caraquet. Bring your own noise-making device.

Rock of Ages

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Rock of Ages

New Brunswick's rugged coast buffers the cozy town.

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