Why come to Newfoundland


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To visit St. John's is to have a love affair with the past, a happy marriage with the present, and a flirtation with the future.

How to get here?

By air: The St. John's International Airport's code is YYT.  The airport receives provincial, national, and international flights.  Several flights arrive from Toronto and Halifax daily.

By Land: In order to reach St. John's from out of province you must first cross the Cabot Strait.  Marine Atlantic operates a car ferry service.  However, the drive from Port aux Basque (ferry terminal) to St. John's is approx 12 hours.  During the summer months there is also a ferry service to Argentia, Newfoundland which is approximately 2 hours from St. John's.  Both ferries leave from North Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Things to do and see around St. John's...


Signal Hill National Historic Site

Cape Spear

Newman Wine Vaults

George Street (street of pubs)

The Rooms