Tips for Hiking In Newfoundland

Top 10 East Coast Trail Summer Hikes

The East Coast Trail in Newfoundland is famous for world class hikes that take hikers along coastlines littered with whales and islands covered with rare seabirds. It’s easy to encounter moose, fox, ptarmigan, puffins, picnic spots, grassy meadows, and secret … Read More

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Top 10 East Coast Trail Foot Care Tips

Hiking the East Coast Trail is one of the best ways to experience Newfoundland. With an elaborate network of coastal trails, outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of a broad spectrum of hikes and coastal walks, from super easy to multi-day … Read More

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Top 10 things to do in St. John’s Newfoundland

1: Whale Watching Lot’s of places in the world offer a chance to catch a glimpse of a whale, but in Newfoundland you can see hundreds of whales before even getting on the water. With thousands of whales visiting coastal … Read More

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10 Things to Bring on a Newfoundland Vacation

1: Friendly Attitude Regardless of the place you’re coming from, odds are Newfoundland and Labrador will be one of the friendliest places you’ve ever visited. Locals want to get to know you, and often times will want to know everything about … Read More

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Trip Planning 101

This is a very helpful article from the find folks at Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism, we thought we’d share it with you. By Newfoundland and Labrador So, you’ve made the decision. You’re coming. You’ve seen our ads and heard your … Read More

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Santa’s Origin Story

When the Holiday season comes around, you can’t without seeing pictures of a tubby man in red. Santa Claus is all over, and despite the fact that he’s customarily connected with the Christmas occasion, his backstory comes from a mix … Read More

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Christmas Whales

Thirty-five years ago, a small group of whales were trapped in ice in Springdale harbour. They became known as the Christmas whales, and saving them became a community project. … Read More

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Mummer’s Festival – let them all in!

The history of the Mummers Festival – an annual parade of people dressed as mummers. It’s a wonderful spectacle, full of young, old, locals and people who haven’t the faintest what a mummer is. … Read More

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Stargazing from a Hot Tub – Do you know what you’re looking at?

Like stars? So do we. Stargazing is one of our favorite activities, especially in winter when the nights are cold, the sky is clear, and the hot tub is ever so inviting. Looking up at the night sky, you can’t … Read More

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13 Must Visit Sections of the Great Trail

If it’s outdoor adventure you’re craving, you can’t do much better than The Great Trail. At 24,140 kilometres, it’s the longest recreational trail network in the entire world. Not only does it weave its way across Canada — the world’s … Read More

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ANCIENT GIANTS: ICEBERGS IN NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

The expanse of waters that stretch from the coast of Labrador to the northeast corner of the island of Newfoundland is aptly known as Iceberg Alley, and is one the best places in the world to see ancient giants as they gently float … Read More

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WHALE WATCHING IN NEWFOUNDLAND

To put it simply, Newfoundland and Labrador is one of the premier whale watching locations in the world. With 22 species of whales, including minke, sperm, pothead, blue, orca, and the world’s largest population of humpbacks, and a variety of ways to see them, you are sure to be awe-struck, amazed, and inspired by these ocean giants. … Read More

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