Situated at the geographic center of Canada's Maritime provinces, Moncton is a true testament to Canadian spirit and entrepreneurial endurance. First a center for wooden shipbuilding and then the locomotive industry, Moncton saw the declines of both but spent little time in the dust. The city bounced back with its renowned resurgent spirit and is now a diversified economic center of Canada proud to showcase its heritage for anyone on Moncton vacations.
Moncton vacation packages will provide you with a surprising variety of adventures. For a topsy-turvy twist, head to Magnetic Hill, a real life optical illusion this so-called "gravity hill" gives you the illusion you're going uphill when you're really going down. Enjoy this one-of-a-kind natural attraction, and browse Moncton rental cars so you can experience this odd sensation on wheels. If you're looking for something a bit less trippy, head to the nearby Magnetic Hill Zoo, acclaimed as one of the best in the country. Learn about the city's history and cultural diversity at the Musée acadien de l'Université de Moncton, which includes yet more testaments to the past resilience of the Acadian people.
Writers flock to the annual Northrup Frye festival in April, and craft brew enthusiasts head to the Atlantic Beer Festival at the end of May. Those looking to discover the plurality of local culture love the yearly Mosaiq Multicultural Festival in July and the Greater Moncton Dragon Boat Festival in June. Canadian comedy is showcased during February's Hubcap Comedy Festival, and you can't go wrong with November's annual Wine Expo. French speakers will enjoy the International French Cinema Festival in September.
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