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.

Hit the ground running.

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Heart's Content Cable Station Provincial Historic Site

In July 1866, after nine years and several unsuccessful attempts, the first permanent telegraph cable [...]

Main Road
Heart's Content

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Mockbeggar Plantation Provincial Historic Site

The Mockbeggar Plantation was the former residence of politician and Confederation advocate F. Gordon Bradley. [...]

Mockbeggar Road
Bonavista

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St. Michael's Printshop

St. Michael’s is a working printmaking studio hosting local, international and national artists. In addition [...]

72 Harbour Drive
St. John's

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Archives at The Rooms

Our archives keep the historical record of the people places and events of the oldest [...]

9 Bonaventure Avenue
St. John's

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Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site

Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site of Canada was the Brigus home of one of Canada’s [...]

Irishtown Road
Brigus

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Admiralty House Museum & Archives

Inside this historic World War I naval wireless station, Admiralty House Museum offers a 390 [...]

365 Old Placentia Road
Mount Pearl

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