The New Brunswick Botanical Garden and the Les Jardins de la Republique Provincial Park are great spots to spend time in Saint-Jacques.
From major tourist drawcards to lesser known delights, New Brunswick is crisscrossed with cultural and natural attractions. You'll also find St. Leonard, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest, and Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast.
Rent a vehicle and head to Edmundston, a regional center, located 5 miles (8 kilometers) away from Saint-Jacques. The city has plenty of tourist attractions, including Edmundston Madawaska Tourism Office, New Brunswick Botanical Garden and Fraser Edmunston Golf Club. Edmundston has much of interest for those happy to spend a little time here. Ski Mont Farlagne and Les Jardins de la Republique Provincial Park are a couple of other points of interest not to miss.
If you're visiting this part of the country when the snow hits the ground, be sure to check out the fresh powder at ski resorts such as the Ski Mont Farlagne, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away in Edmundston.
If you need to escape the elements, make a beeline for New Brunswick's excellent nature museums, theaters and art museums. These are good places to learn a little about the local lore and culture and perhaps find a unique souvenir or two. A good way to get to know an area is by getting an understanding of its past. While here, be sure to see the area's historic fortresses.
Special interest tours are a unique way to discover the places most visitors never see. Join into one of the guided nature walks, wildlife spotting tours and city walking tours. Watersports are a common pastime here. Don't miss the opportunity to go boating or sea kayaking; this region has some perfect spots.
The most convenient major airport, Northern Maine Regional Airport, is located in Presque Isle, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the south of Saint-Jacques, which is handy to remember when booking your vacation.