Welcome to Canada’s Easternmost Province
From its geography to its music, from its food to its language, there is very little about this island that can be called ordinary. Come explore the many uncommon things, great and small, that make visiting Newfoundland an extraordinary adventure.
|Newfoundland is an impressively large rock in the North Atlantic Ocean off Canada's east coast. It’s so unlike the rest of the country, however, it may as well be the moon. |
Here are seven unusual reasons to check out the island.
Inside the Visitor Center at Port au Choix National Historic Site
Take a trip back into Newfoundland's far distant past and learn about the very first peoples to discover the bounty of this beautiful island.
St. John’s Mummers Parade: Celebrating Christmas in Disguise
Every year, an ages-old tradition of disguise and revelry comes to life in St. John's, adding even more color and character to a city already renown for both.
6 Things that Set the City of St. John’s Apart
It's the uncommon things that make a place memorable, and St. Johns, Newfoundland, has enough of the uncommon about it to make a visit to the city truly unforgettable.
Jellybean Row: The Color of St. John’s
St. John's, Newfoundland, is known for the vibrantly colored row houses that help give the city its distinctive character, and the reality measures up to the hype; Jellybean Row really is a must-see visual phenomenon.
Exploring the Viking Trail, Part Two: Parson’s Pond to Eddie’s Cove East
Time has a way of passing gently on the Great Northern Peninsula, inviting the luxury of ambling along your way. Whales, icebergs and timeless fishing villages capture the imagination, as both ancient history and breath-catching beauty unfold around you in astonishing 3D.
A Trip Down Port au Choix Lane
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.
Encounter Things Ancient and Wild
Delight in the Uncommon
Explore a Rich and Colorful Past
Experience Timeless Traditions
Wander Breathtaking Scenery