Category : Newfoundland and Labrador

Marine Atlantic Newfoundland

Time to leave Newfoundland….sob, sob, sob…… We drove to Argentia in the Avalon Peninsula to take the overnight ferry (16.5 hours) back to North Sydney in Nova Scotia.   We arrived in plenty of time to check in and wait to board.   We soon boarded and made our way to our room (10th floor) to drop off our luggage. …

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Saint Johns Newfoundland

  Saint Johns Saint Johns is the capital city (and the largest city) of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.  It sits on the Avalon Peninsula and is the eastern most city in North America (excluding Greenland)  and is supposedly one of the oldest cites in North America. It has a rich history, beautiful scenery, and over 100,000 people.   …

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Butter Pot Provincial Park Newfoundland

The drive from Terra Nova National Park to Butter Pot Provincial Park is only a few hours so we had a chance to stop by Canadian Tire and pick up some oil and an oil filter for our Sprinter oil change.  Along the way is some great town names such as Come By Chance along with a few nice lakes. …

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Gander Newfoundland

We headed south from New World Island (near Twillingate) and on to Gander where we visited our nephew and loaded up on supplies (DEF for our diesel engine) at Canadian Tire. It was wonderful to see him and enjoy a fantastic meal at Rosie’s which included a Turkey Mess and Moose Farts! Yay!   Gander is known as the crossroads …

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Auk Island Winery Twillingate Newfoundland

Welcome to Twillingate – The town of icebergs!   Twillingate is a picturesque village along Notre Dame bay in north central Newfoundland along iceberg alley. It is located on 2 islands, North Twillingate and South Twillingate islands. It is a charming community of over 2,500 people and offers several tourist activites along with restaurants and lots and lots of charm. …

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Dildo Run Provincial Park Newfoundland

We departed Deer Lake and headed east on Trans Canada Highway through Grand Falls Windsor and onto Lewisporte. Lewisporte looked like a lovely area with a deep water port which is ice free and provides ferry services to Labrador along with aviation fuel for Gander International Airport.   Welcome to Dildo Run Provincial Park which sits on New World Island …

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Gateway To The North RV Park Deer Lake Newfoundland

  Gateway to the North RV Park is located on Route 430 just before entering Deer Lake (when coming from the north via Gros Morne National Park).  We drove in and there was a small building at the front with a sign that said find a site and park, so we did.   RV Park: Gateway to the North RV …

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LAnse Aux Meadows Historic Site Newfoundland

We took a day trip from St. Barbe up to the northern tip of Newfoundland (the Great Northern peninsula) to visit L’Anse Aux Meadows. It was a cold, foggy morning which set the atmosphere for the lonely, quiet, peaceful road full of moose.  We lost count of the number of moose we saw out and about on the side of …

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St Barbe Harbour Newfoundland

We were planning at staying at Pistolet Bay Provincial Park which is located near the northern tip of Newfoundland but then found out they were still closed due to a heavy winter snowfall. They were planning to open in a few days but we missed them by just a day or 2. Maybe it was a blessing in disguise because …

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Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland

Visitor Center Gros Morne National Park is located on the western edge of Newfoundland along the Gulf of St Lawrence. It has a lovely visitor center located towards the southern entrance of the park just south of the town of Rocky Harbour.   Route 430 Route 430 runs from Deer Lake all the way up to the northern tip of …

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