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Down To Earth

This isn’t the kind of city break that skimps on nature. In fact, St. John’s is surrounded by whales, icebergs, seabirds, hiking trails, lighthouses, and dramatic scenery, not to mention pristine parks, lakes, ponds, and walking trails inside the city. Here, you can sample the history and traditions that come with a 500-year-old port city, and still trek along the rugged coastline in search of that perfect photo opp.

We recommend that, before making any plans, you contact the individual operator to confirm details.

East Coast Trail — Our Story

Explore St. John's, One Hike at a time

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Trinity Visitor Centre Provincial Historic Site

Begin your Trinity Experience here. Purchase tickets for all seven sites, pick up a map, [...]

West Street
Trinity

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Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

Surprising, this French archipelago is just off the shores of North America! In this small [...]

Centre d’Information Touristique
Saint-Pierre

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Fortune Head ECO Friends

If you are interested in the geology of the Burin Peninsula, minerals and rocks, the [...]

49-51 Bunkerhill Road (located on Waterfront
Fortune

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Railway Coastal Museum

Completely restored to its original grandeur, the former Railway Station houses over 100 exhibits and [...]

495 Water Street
St. John's

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Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve

The most accessible seabird colony in North America. The vantage point overlooks a magnificent sea [...]

St. Bride's

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Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium

The Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium is the first catch-and-release aquarium in the Province of Newfoundland [...]

35 Southside Road
Petty Harbour

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