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Home Town Tourist

In this series, I’ll put myself in a visitor’s shoes and explore what’s fun to do in my own hometown of St. John’s, Newfoundland.

The Ultimate Two Week Newfoundland Road Trip

If you’ve got a Canada bucket list, I bet road tripping through Newfoundland is on it. If not, what are you doing? If chasing icebergs, making friends with whales and puffins, hiking inland fjords, and eating the freshest seafood, spotting sea stacks and stunning coastal landscapes, and partying on the street with the most pubs per mile in Canada is your kind of vacation, then you need to road trip through Canada’s easternmost province.

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Guide to Twillingate

Newfoundland Road Trips: Guide to Twillingate

If you only have limited time in Newfoundland but still want to experience as much as you can, then head to Twillingate. The communities spread out over the New World Islands are like Newfoundland condensed. They have breathtaking coastal landscapes, icebergs, whales, fishing, theatre, hiking, good food, and even a new craft brewery. Really, what more could you want?

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Fogo Island Inn

Newfoundland Road Trips: Guide to Fogo Island

Fogo Island is a captivating destination off the northeastern coast of Newfoundland, Canada. This island is home to a unique and thriving culture that is deeply rooted in its natural surroundings and history. Fogo Island offers visitors a wide range of activities and attractions, from hiking and whale watching to fine dining and luxury accommodations. The island’s rugged coastline, rocky beaches, and dramatic landscapes provide a stunning backdrop for exploring the island’s many trails and outdoor adventures.

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Western Brook Pond

Newfoundland Road Trips: Guide to Gros Morne

The Gros Morne area is a stunning destination that offers something for every type of traveler. Whether you’re interested in hiking, wildlife watching, fishing, or simply relaxing and enjoying the natural beauty of the area, you’ll find plenty to do and see. From the breathtaking Western Brook Pond boat tour to the charming local shops and restaurants, the Gros Morne area is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Newfoundland.

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Newfoundland’s Best Glamping Destinations

Want to get into nature on your next vacation but don’t want to haul gear or sleep on the ground? Love waking up to the sounds of birds chirping but also hate not being able to charge your phone? Then glamping, my friend, is what you need. Glamping is right up my alley as someone who loves her creature comforts and so I wanted to help you plan an amazing glamping vacation in my backyard of Newfoundland.

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Snowmobiling in Newfoundland

My Newfoundland Winter Bucket List

It’s no secret that me and winter in Newfoundland don’t always get along. It can be wet, cold, sloppy, and grey. Days are short. Sidewalks disappear. But there are also a ton of awesome things to do in Newfoundland in winter. So in my effort to embrace more positivity in 2019 I’m putting together a winter bucket list of outdoor adventures which will hopefully shift my winter attitude from barely tolerable to downright enjoyable.

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