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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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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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