Tell any kid that they’ll be staying at a hotel with a swimming pool and their bags will be packed before you even finish speaking! Add a St. John’s staycation to your summer 2020 plans, and get ready for lots of splashing and shrieks of laughter.
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Kid-Approved City Activities
What else is there to do with kids in and around the City? Lots!
Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium
Just a 15 minute drive from downtown, you’ll get up close and personal with all sorts of sea creatures thanks to their touch tanks! After your visit pop into Tinkers Ice Cream shop for an ice cream taco. Learn more here.
Peek inside a river without getting wet! The Fluvarium’s large viewing windows leave kids wide-eyed every time. Learn more here.
Satisfy even the most intense sweet tooth with candy galore. Located at 308 Water Street, this candy store has personality plus and loads of nostalgia in addition to its wide variety of sweet treats.
Railway Coastal Museum
Got a kid (or adult!) who loves trains? Located right downtown, this fully restored railway station houses over 100 exhibits and displays. Learn more here.
Check out Quidi Vidi Charters to push off within city limits. Or, head up the southern shore to Witless Bay where for summer 2020 O’Brien’s Boat Tours and Gatherall’s have partnered up! Book on either of their websites for a phenomenal excursion.
If the weather is favourable during your stay, be sure to visit one of the City’s fun splash pads! Bannerman and Bowering Park both have playgrounds that get big thumbs up from kids and parents alike.