Canada & USA Destination Planner 2019-20 Canada Destination Planner - Page 169

Newfoundland & Labrador / INTRODUCTION St. John’s – the oldest and most easterly city in North America, this is where heritage lives. Melded with culture, history and personality, St. John’s has survived two World Wars, five centuries and countless hardships and triumphs. It’s become a rare, old city full of character, experience and charisma, with a contemporary and sophisticated edge. L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site – a visit to the site can transport you back to where Vikings once stood. Perched on the tip of the Viking Trail, it’s a place where mystery still mingles with the light and washes over the strange and captivating landscape. Gros Morne National Park – the second largest national park in eastern Canada, Gros Morne National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site stretching across 1,805 square kilometres of western Newfoundland as part of the towering Long Range Mountains. Labrador – one of the last untamed, unspoiled places left on earth and home to the spectacular Torngat Mountains National Park, where you have the chance to view polar bears in their natural habitat. Labrador stretches from the Strait of Belle Isle in the south to Cape Chidley in the far north, boasting towering mountains, massive rock faces and an infinite supply of lakes and rivers, not to mention waters seasonally teeming with whales and icebergs. Red Bay National Historic Site – Red Bay Basque Whaling Station was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013. This mystical place is world-renowned and takes the essence of Labrador coastal living and transposes it onto a tapestry of rich culture and history. Signal Hill National Historic Site, Newfoundland 9 Day Untouched Newfoundland 6 Day Fogo Island and Beyond Begin your journey in St. Johns, the capital of the province. St. Johns is a city offering modern conveniences mixed with traditional small-town values. From here you’ll continue on to Canada’s most easterly National Park - Terra Nova National Park. Fogo Island is your next stop, surrounded by rugged shoreline of the North Atlantic, the island is located in what is commonly known as “Iceberg Alley”. History, scenery, culture and eclectic characters will all play an important role in your journey through Newfoundland. Be inspired by the vivid streets of St. John’s, awed by the coastal views of the Atlantic Ocean and uplifted by the notorious hospitality of the people who want you to love their home as much as they do. Highlights (included): • St. John’s harbour tour • Twillingate boat tour Highlights (included): • Terra Nova National Park • Fogo Island Day 1: St. John’s Day 2: St. John’s – Terra Nova Day 3: Terra Nova – Fogo Island Day 4: Fogo Island Day 5: Fogo Island Day 6: Fogo Island – St. John’s Day 1: Day 2: Day 3: Day 4: Day 5: Day 6: Day 7: Day 8: Day 9: Package includes: 5 nights of accommodation, 6-day mid-size car rental including Package includes: 8 nights of accommodation, 9 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), sightseeing and attractions as listed above. unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), sightseeing and attractions as listed above. Please refer to pricing insert for dates and prices. Please refer to pricing insert for dates and prices. KEY TO MAP Deer Lake Deer Lake – St. Anthony (5 hours) Northern Peninsula sightseeing St. Anthony – Gros Morne National Park (3 ½ hours) Gros Morne National Park sightseeing Gros Morne National Park – Twillingate (4 ½ hours) Twillingate – Trinity (4 hours) Trinity – St. John’s (3 hours) St. John’s KEY TO MAP By Road By Road No. of nights stay No. of nights stay 2 Canada Canada Gros Morne National Park 3 Fogo Island 1 NEWFOUNDLAND 2 Deer Lake Terra Nova National Park 1 St. Anthony St. John’s 1 1 NEWFOUNDLAND Twillingate 1 Trinity 1 St. John’s 167