22 Reasons to Visit Newfoundland

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22 Reasons to Visit Newfoundland

  1. Breathe the freshest air in the world.
  2. Stand on the Most Easterly Point of land in North America.
  3. See the only authenticated Viking landfall in North America.
  4. Sail around an icebergs while sipping Iceberg Vodka.
  5. Find a Newfoundland pony – North America’s only descendant of Westmoreland horse.
  6. View runes said to be left by St. Brendan 200 years before the Vikings.
  7. Have your picture taken with a NEWFOUNDLAND DOG.
  8. Try salmon, trout, or char fishing. If it’s good enough for George Bush and Lee Wulfe, it’s good enough for anyone.
  9. View caribou, puffins, gannets, and the world’s largest gathering of whales.
  10. Catch some of our exciting nightlife. The bands and pubs of George Street in St. John’s draw partyers from New Orleans!
  11. Get screeched in (ask a local what this means)!
  12. Check out the Labrador 400 dog-sled race.
  13. Check out unique local crafts at some of our great local gift stores.
  14. Visit the Exploits Salmon Festival in Grand Falls or watch leaping salmon at Big Falls, Rocky River, or one of a dozen other great salmon rivers.
  15. Visit some of the world’s most prominent geological spectacles at Gros Morne National Park.
  16. Pick Bake-Apples, Partridgeberries, and Blueberries – check them out in local jams, wines, and desserts.
  17. Watch a moose – but don’t hit one on our roads!
  18. Check out Dorset and Maritime Archaic sites.
  19. Travel to Mistaken Point with its accessible fossil beds.
  20. Check out the local music scene George Street – the most dynamic in Canada.
  21. Enjoy the colors of the Northern Lights – captured in Labrador sky.
  22. Relax!
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March 3, 2017