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Newfoundland Fun Facts
Newfound is the youngest Canadian province but was home to the first Canadian settlement.
Newfoundland has some of the foggiest places in the world.
Because of Newfoundland’s many unique dialects, they have their own dictionary!
Newfoundland didn’t join Canada until 1949.
The province has its own time zone- Newfoundland Time!
The world’s first artificial ice rink was built here.
Newfoundland is home to the world’s largest Caribou herds and has an abundance of black bears and moose.
Why go on a Newfoundland Tour?
Newfoundland has an English, French, Irish, and Aboriginal Heritage and some of the friendliest, most hospitable people in the world! In this most Eastern tip of North America, natural beauty is bountiful. With thousands of kilometres of coastlines, mountain ranges, wilderness, and waterfalls, Newfoundland has a beautiful landscape.
Walk around the small, peaceful villages of Cow Head, visit the 17th century French fishing port in St. George, and explore the dense forests and coves in Gander. Also in Gander, stop at the “Roads to the Isles” for a magnificent view of the drifting icebergs. You can visit the archeological site of the first European settlement in St. Anthony. Rocky Harbour is home to historic sites of the Beothuks tribe and the North Atlantic Aviation Museum, honouring Newfoundland’s contribution to Wold War ll efforts. Walk through provincial parks and take in the scenic views, especially the Terra Nova National Park (200 km from St. John’s). Visit the capital of St. John’s, a city dedicated to preserving its rich heritage, and explore the historic sites. Climb Signal Hill for a magnificent view of North America’s oldest city. Enjoy ferry rides to small, picturesque islands, discover the vibrant art community of writers, musicians, and actors at different community events, and clap along to the fiddles and accordions as you relax and enjoy traditional folk music.
When is the best time to go?
Newfoundland summers have an average temperature of 16°C to 25°C and an average winter temperature of 0°C. Newfoundland offers a range of activities year-round. If you want to witness the sights of icebergs and whales, visit in the springtime. In the summer, you can enjoy fishing, kayaking, boat tours, and festivals. In August, St. John’s hosts the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival and many other music festivals during the summer months. Fall is perfect for hiking and golfing, and in winter, people enjoy snowboarding, skiing, and snowmobiling.
Choose from our multiple itineraries or speak with our travel agents to gain a better understanding of what a Newfoundland Tour has to offer. What are you waiting for? Book your Newfoundland Tour today!