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St. John's is overflowing with history, amazing sights, beautiful architecture, rich meals and one of a kind people. The oldest city in Canada, it has an abundant amount of charm that won't disappoint. St. John's also has one of the most colourful waterfronts in the world!  Newfoundlanders used to make their livelihood from fishing, so it's obvious that we know how to do seafood. Stop by for a fresh feed of fresh cod and salmon.

These days St. John's is known for it's bar and pub strip called George Street, where travellers come from all over the world and make fools of themselves thinking they can drink a typical Newfoundlander under the table. Of course there are many other things we're known for, like the magnificent icebergs that float down the Avalon in the Spring, or the endless supply of talent that play in various venues around town. If you're still not convinced that St. John's should be on your list of places to visit, then here are 19 more reasons why you need to visit if you haven't already.

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Looking to hit the road this winter with a few of the by's? You've been to Gros Morne more times than you can count. You want to stop by a fun place outside the city for a weekend away. A place where you gain some solitude but can also have a deadly cabin party. A place where you can make memories with your partner or with your closest friends.

Getting away for the weekend is easier with these excellent options. Make it a short and sweet drive or an excursion —  these towns won't let you and your crew down!

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Newfoundland is so vast it's hard to know where to start exploring. From the sea stacks on the west coast to hiking the brilliant East Coast Trail, there's always a new adventure to dive into. Whether you're going solo or with a few friends be sure to take your camera — you won't want to miss capturing the beauty of this island!

Summer or winter, get out and immerse yourself in backwoods of this wonderful province. Discover Newfoundland through this list of magical places!

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