Pit stop in St. John's this Summer? You want to be proactive and you want bang for your buck on what to do during your stay. We gotcha covered on how to keep busy here in the city.
As I sit here with a pint of Quidi Vidi light, allow me to provide you with a 24-hour guide to St. John's, Newfoundland. Understandably, you may not get to all of these in 24 hours, but it just means you have to come back.
Wake up first in the nation, and catch a beautiful sunrise over the most Easterly Point in North America. These 709 views never seem to get old.
Make your way over to Signal Hill, and see the sun come up over our beautiful city. It's easy to spend hours just sitting and admiring this place.
The Bagel Cafe // 246 Duckworth
It's time for breakfast! You need to try the touton sandwich at this place and get the real Newfoundland experience. You can walk it off later.
The Rooms // 9 Bonaventure Ave
A bucket list destination for tourists and locals alike. We love to call this place home and we love to show it off.
Lester's Farm // 173 Brookfield Rd
Does feeding barn animals ever disappoint? Definitely not! You can also browse through their selection of homegrown produce and homemade baked goods inside. You're never too old to point and say "HORSES!" especially when they are miniature ponies.
Bowring Park // Waterford Bridge Rd
Keep the animal trend going, walk around and feed the ducks at Bowring Park, and take it all the beauty that is.
Bannerman Park // Military Rd
If you wanna stick around closer to the downtown area, Bannerman Park is the one for you!
Stroll Around Downtown
Walking around downtown St. John's is always a great idea. This city is so unique and full of culture and colour.
Johnson Geo Centre // 175 Signal Hill Rd
If science is your thing, you definitely want to include this one on your list of things to do in St. John's
Iceberg Quest Boat Tour // 135 Harbour Drive
The perfect way to spend a day in Newfoundland, especially if you are a tourist. You're in for a real treat on an Iceberg Quest Boat Tour.
Middle Cove Beach
Head to the ocean for some scenic 709 views. We're an island, of course we have some amazing beaches.
Yet another beach to visit, just outside of the city Topsail Beach is the perfect way to spend an afternoon soaking up some rays.
If you can squeeze in a hike along the East Coast Trail, you won't regret it. Getting exercise has never been more enjoyable.
Bernard Stanley Gastropub // 223 Duckworth St.
Time for lunch! Bernard Stanley Gastropub is the place. This is the be all end all for all things LUNCH. We got 99 problems but lunch ain't one.
Enough said. Check out the best places to do all of your patio sipping in St. John's.
Quidi Vidi Brewery Tour // 35 Barrows Rd
Take a trip down to "The Gut." Check out how the fine folks at the Quidi Vidi Brewing company do it. Beer won't be the only thing you'll be sampling as you will most definitely get a taste of the warm Newfoundland hospitality, too.
Newman Wine Vaults // 436 Water St
For the wino in us all. Thew Newman Wine Vaults tell the story of a connection between Portugal, Newfoundland, and wine. Sounds good to us. Sign me up.
Petty Harbour Aquarium // Southside Rd
Go below the surface, in Petty Harbour. Naturally, this island has some interesting below the water creatures to feature. Add it to your 24-hour St. John's bucket list.
Chafe's Landing // Petty Harbour
Once you're done touring the aquarium, Chafe's Landing is the obvious next choice for some fish and chips. Not to be passed up.
Duke of Duckworth // Duckworth St
Fish and chips is a must if you have a pit stop in St. John's. If you wanna stick close to the city the Duke is the right choice. Photo ops galore.
Yellowbelly // Water St
Be sure to make your way to Yellowbelly for happy hour!!!
Shamrock City Pub // Water St
Unwind at the best little city in the city. Sit back with your favorite pint and take in the live entertainment at this Irish pub.
O'Reilly's Irish Pub // George St
Just another pub option in the oldest city in North America. You can check out more local entertainment in what's ranked the best bar in Canada.
Ziggy Peelgood's // Water St
Finish the night off like a real Newfoundlander, with a feed of Ziggy's.