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40 Bucket List Things To Do In Newfoundland This Summer 2017

When you live in such a beautiful province there's no shortage of fun things to do during the Summer months. Newfoundland is the prime location for hiking, swimming, whale watching and just enjoying the fresh air. Where else can you see whales, bald eagles and chill out on the beach in one spot? There is no excuse to be bored this Summer with so many festivals and fun events going on around the province.

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If you need a little help jogging your memory on fun activities to enjoy, we've got your back. We're done our homework and listed the best activities for everyone to enjoy. So start planning and fill your Summer with excitement!

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Spot some whales on a Molly Bawn boat tour.

Get your rush at North Atlantic Zip Lines.

Visit the cute animals at Salmonier Nature Park.

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Ride the tornado and play some carnival games at Thomas Amusements.

See some deadly bands play at Salmon Fest all weekend long. 

Indulge in blueberry madness Blueberry Festival in Brigus. 

Enjoy a beach fire with your friends on Middle Cove Beach.

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Gear up and conquer the entire East Coast Trail.

Go camping at Terra Nova National Park.

Experience Gros Morne and hike Gros Morne Mountain

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Spend the day at Northern Bay Sands soaking up the sun. 

Enjoy beach volleyball at Bellevue.

Catch a big one while you go cod jiggin'.

Go for a dip at Manuels River.

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Feel accomplished by running the Tely 10.

Attend the Lantern Festival and enjoy the creativity by artists. 

Enjoy live music at Folk Festival.

Satisfy your craving at Bergs Ice Cream.

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Work on your cardio while you walk around Quidi Vidi Lake.

Have the time of your life at George Street Festival.

Go to the bird sanctuary and be sure to bring your boniculers. 

 Go to Hold Fast by Eastern Edge and view work by artists.

Explore shipwrecks while you go scuba Diving at Ocean Quest Adventures.

Watch the Auroa Boarlis near Rocky Harbour.

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Star gaze with Vikings at Lanse Aux Meadows.

Get goosebumps while on the Haunted Hike.

Try fat biking on the trails around St. John’s.

Feel the need for speed at GForce Karting.

Try slack lining at Bannerman Park.

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Go on a day trip and explore outport communities.

Have a feed of fish and chips at Dildo Dory and Grill.

Chill on the deck with a pitcher of beer at Yellow Belly Brewery.

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Get your adrinaline pumping with water rafting at Riverfront Chalets.

Go kayaking around cliffs around Mobile.

Go canoeing near Sunshine Camp.

Go swimming at Sunshine Camp for the day.

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Go to an ourdoor movie downtown brought to you by Reel Downtown.

Rent a cottage/Airbnb around Bonavista.

Explore Trinity Loop abandonded amusement park.

Grab a food at Manna Bakery and have a picnic at Bowring Park.

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