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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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Gros Morne National Park Green Point

We departed the southwestern part of Newfounland and headed north to Gros Morne National Park going through (or near) Corner Brook and Deer Lake.   There are several campgrounds in Gros Morne National Park and we selected an oceanfront campground in more of the northern section of the park which we felt might be better located for the activities we …

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Marine Atlantic - Atlantic Vision

J.T. CHeeseman Provincial Park sits about 10 kilometers (6 miles) northeast of the ferry terminal at Port Aux Basques in Newfoundland and is the first campground after departing the ferry.  It is right off the main highway which is Trans Canada Highway (TCH).  By the time the ferry is docked and the vehicles are off the ship then it is …

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North Sydney Nova Scotia Marine Atlantic Ferry Terminal

We travelled on the Marine Atlantic ferry with our RV and car from North Sydney, Nova Scotia to Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland. It is a day ferry and is about 6 to 8 hours depending on the weather. It can be rough seas and/or cancelled but everything worked out great. It was a terrific crossing! We arrived at the ferry …

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Arm of Gold Campground Little Bras DOr Nova Scotia

What a fun little campground! I don’t believe I have ever described a campground or RV Park like that before. BUT it was!  We only stayed one night because we were catching the Maritime Atlantic ferry to Newfounland the next day.  This campground is just a few miles from the ferry terminal so it was perfect for spending the night …

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Wow, what can we say about this place except it is spectacular. We drove as many roads as we could and explored as many places as we could. I took an incredible number of photos but tried to cull it down to a bare minimum. We had perfect weather and a lovely time. Here’s a recap of Cape Breton Highlands …

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On the eastern side of Cape Breton Highlands National Park is another campground called Broad Cove Campground.  It sits on the southeast entrance to the park.  We stayed here for a few nights so we could spend time exploring the eastern side of Cabot Trail and the park.   Campground: Broad Cove Campground Location: Ingonish, Nova Scotia (east side of …

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Cape Breton Island Cabot Trail

We departed from Havre Boucher and drove over the Canso Causeway onto Cape Breton Island. We made it!!  Our first stop, the Cape Breton Island Visitor’s Center for a short break and to check things out. And then on we drove to the Cabot Trail and on into Cape Breton Highlands National Park.   The very first campground as you …

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Hyclass Ocean Campground Havre Boucher Nova Scotia

We left Chester and headed east to Havre Boucher on our way to Cape Breton Island. The Havre Boucher area seemed like a good place to stop and spend the night before crossing over to the island.   Hyclass Ocean Campground is about 4 or 5 miles off Highway 104 and about 10 minutes to the Canso Causeway and sits …

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