The Port aux Choix Peninsula juts into the Gulf of St. Lawrence from the Great Northern Peninsula on Newfoundland’s northwest coast. It’s an area steeped in ancient human history, and though the route is short, a trip down Port aux Choix Lane is long on unique sights and memorable experiences.
One of the first things you’ll notice upon your arrival in St. Anthony is the ubiquitous presence of the name Grenfell. At every turn, buildings, businesses and streets bear the moniker. But just who was this Grenfell fellow, and why is it that his name adorns everything from hotels to grocery stores to parks and even trails?
If you’re visiting the Town of St. Anthony on Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula, the Grenfell Historic Properties is one attraction you don’t want to miss. The history of the region is preserved here, and a visit to the properties will take you to a place and time that will leave you shaking your head in amazement.
Newfoundland is all about music. Everywhere you go on the island you’ll hear people singing, whistling, humming or playing tunes that are written by Newfoundlanders about Newfoundland. Even the children, from toddlers to teens, adore the distinctive music of their home, and chances are you will, too.