Newfoundland Parks Canada Sites

Newfoundland is home to a number of beautiful Parks Canada national parks, nature areas, and historic sites that you'll want to enjoy during your visit! In this article, we'll take a look at all of the Parks Canada sites within Newfoundland from east-to-west.

If you're exploring the whole country and have purchased a Parks Canada Discovery Pass for the season, you'll be able to use it for admission to the various Parks Canada sites within Newfoundland.
Cape Spear Lighthouse
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The Royal St. John’s Regatta – A Weather-Dependent Holiday!

If you're visiting St. John's, Newfoundland during August, you may want to take in the oldest annual sporting event in North America: The Royal St. John's Regatta.

Referred to by locals as simply "The Regatta", the event celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2018. It is a series of boat races which take place on Quidi Vidi Lake and enjoyed by as many as 50,000 people each year.

Though the boat races are at the heart of the Regatta, many people attend to enjoy entertainment, games, concession...

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2019 George Street Festival Lineup

The famous George Street Festival takes place August 1-7 this year! The 7-day outdoor concert series takes place each summer at the stage on George Street in St. John's. There are some daytime music events as well, but the main acts play during the evening. While the festival is on, the entire George Street area is barred off and only open to those who pay for a concert ticket, or cover to the street once the concert ends for the evening around 11pm. Being on the street during this time allows y...

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Canada Day 2019 – George Street, Newfoundland

One of the many ways to celebrate Canada's birthday each year is right here on George Street in St. John's, Newfoundland for Canada's Big Birthday Bash!

For 2019 the Arkells bring their Rally Cry Tour to the outdoor stage on George Street with special guest Hannah Georgas.

Tickets are on sale now at North Atlantic Orange Stores and etixnow. The concert takes place rain or shine, Sunday June 30th on George Street. One ticket gets you admission to the entire street, only 19+ ages are allowed...

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10 Sandy Beaches in Newfoundland

Though the province has endless coastlines, Newfoundland is not particularly known for its sandy beaches. However, it’s not finding a beach that is difficult, it’s whether it will be warm enough to head to one! Just in case it is, we’ve compiled a list of ten sandy beaches in the province to sink your toes into this summer. (more…)

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Driving on Newfoundland Highways: Beware of Moose

Much of Newfoundland's beauty and best-kept secrets are spread over a vast area, with few transportation options but driving. Though you may take a tour or charter bus to visit various places on the island, it is likely you may either drive your own vehicle to the province or rent one during your stay.

As with driving in any new area, you may find some things are new and different than what you're used to, though driving in Newfoundland is relatively simple.

One thing that you should be aw...

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George Street: Party Capital of St. John’s, Newfoundland

Your visit to Newfoundland wouldn't be complete without a visit (or two!) to the world renowned George Street.

George Street is the predominant home to St. John's nightlife, and its claim to fame is having the most bars and pubs per square foot of any street in North America. It is two blocks worth of nothing but nightclubs, bars, pubs and restaurants.

This area isn't the only part of downtown St. John's where you can find bars or go out at night, there are various other bars and restauran...

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Traditional Newfoundland Foods to Try

Anytime you visit a new place, you're sure to explore some of the cuisine the area has to offer! Experiencing authentic cuisine is a great way to experience culture, and you'll be happy to know that Newfoundland has lots of great foods to offer.

While there are many great restaurants to try, this article will focus specifically on foods and dishes that are unique or must-tries while you visit Newfoundland, and we'll point out some places to find them along the way!
Fish & Chips
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