St. John's

 
Cozy Culture, Intimate Escapes
St. John's, Newfoundland
Become an islander from the moment you arrive. Welcoming locals, the smell of the ocean and an island culture will have you wondering not only if you can extend your stay, but if you should ever go home.

Develop a personal relationship with nature

Watch whales on a coffee break from a perch on a jagged cliff. Meet a Fisherman and spend an hour listening to his tales. Kiss a fish. Sample screech. Fish for salmon. Watch the sunrise from the easternmost tip of North America.

Stroll the city and then set off in search of history

Walk amongst colorful clapboard houses. Tour a 1,000-year-old Viking settlement, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Climb Newfoundland's historic Signal Hill Explore North America's oldest city Learn something new.

Explore the island fully by land and sea

Traverse the coastal waters by sea kayak. Paddle around icebergs. Watch the puffins play. Golf from coast to coast. Tour the lighthouse trail. Laze away afternoons in museums. Hike along Canada's famed East coast trail

Spend time with the locals 

Explore St. John's rich festival season in late July to mid-August, when the city hosts the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, the George Street Festival and the Royal St. John's Regatta. Develop an accent.