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Saint John River Valley : Hartland
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Hartland Covered Bridge

Hartland [1] is a small town in New Brunswick Canada famous for having the longest covered bridge in the world.

Get in[edit]

The Trans-Canada Highway bypasses the town proper. However there is an exit off the TCH that brings you onto Route 130 that will take you to Hartland.There is also Route 105,or Route 103 on the north and south side of the St John River respectively.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • The Hartland Covered Bridge is the longest in the world at 1282 feet. The bridge was completed in 1901 for the princely sum of $75,000. You can still drive across, or walk across on the sidewalk that was added in 1945. The bridge is now a National Historic Site.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Walk across the bridge: There is a pedestrian walking area that is separated from the cars. Park the car one side and walk to the other side and back again.
  • Covered Bridge Golf and Country Club: An 18-hole course overlooking the Saint John River.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • River Valley Craft & Gift Shop offers blown glass, clothing, giftware, and other souvenirs.
  • Down East Walking Sticks, +1 800 920-4453 [2]. Sells hand-carved custom walking sticks and staffs. Prices vary.

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Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Rebecca Farm, 656 Rockland Rd, +1 506 375-1699 [3]. This 1828 farmhouse is now an eight room bed and breakfast. Just minutes out of town.
  • Ja-Sa-Le Hotel, (Intersection of route 2 and route 104), toll-free +1 800 565-6433 [4]. Kitchenettes, air conditioning and a seasonal outdoor pool. $62-$74

Get out[edit]

Visit Fredericton 200km east, or cross over to scenic Maine, the border is minutes away at Woodstock.

Routes through Hartland
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