MIRAMICHI, NB – With an average annual snowfall of 291 cm, expansive untouched wilderness, and 600-plus km of groomed snowmobile trails, Miramichi, NB is a mecca for winter sport enthusiasts.
For active couples looking for a winter escape, Storeytown Cottages’ “Romantic Winter Getaway” package features two nights’ accommodations in a cottage or suite, complimentary snowshoes and snow tubes for exploring the Miramichi Valley, plus a special gift basket.
Governor’s Mansion’s “River and Island Snowshoeing Special” features two nights for two in a king room with river view, glass of New Brunswick wine or hot chocolate upon arrival, trail passes, maps and equipment for self-guided snowshoeing, a packed lunch to go, admission to the Beaubears Island Interpretive Center, one three-course Swiss fondue dinner at Governor’s Table dining room, breakfast daily, and a guided tour of the 19th century Inn’s museum.
The newly renovated Rodd Miramichi River Hotel makes it easy for snowmobile enthusiasts to explore a network of well-groomed trails. The “Make Tracks” package – available while snow conditions permit – includes overnight accommodations, a complimentary breakfast with bottomless coffee to fuel the day, use of the indoor pool and Jacuzzi to relax after a day outside, and parking right outside the door.
For cross-country skiers looking for a home base to explore the Miramichi region, the Regent Street Bed & Breakfast offers a cross-country ski package with two nights’ accommodations, breakfast and a bag lunch to stay energized for a day of adventure.
Located metres from the cross-country ski and snowshoe trails of Kouchibouguac National Park and the local skidoo trail, Kouchibouguac Resort is an ideal getaway for outdoor aficionados. At the nearby park, guests will also find backcountry winter camping, fat-tire biking, bird watching, tobogganing and geocaching.