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Museums & Galleries
Make this your first stop...
Landmarks & Monuments
Long Point provides dramatic views of the coastal cliffs. Travel up the winding steps, worn from lighthouse keepers' footsteps since 1876, and gawk at the 360-degree view...
Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries
Visit the grounds that produce Moose Joose (blueberry-partridgeberry), Funky Puffin (blueberry-rhubarb) and other fruity flavors using iceberg water and local berries...
Housed in a former Anglican rectory, the museum tells the island's history since the first British settlers arrived in the mid-1700s. One room delves into the seal hunt and its controversy...
This is worth visiting. Exhibits concentrate on the recent and past histories of Aboriginal peoples in the area, including the extinct Beothuk tribe. Take exit 18A south to reach it...
Parks & Gardens
Watch Atlantic salmon start their mighty struggle upstream to spawn. Unfortunately, they do so under the pulp mill's shadow. To get there, cross the river south of High St and follow the signs.
Don't neglect to see scenic Durrell and its museum, dwelling atop Old Maid Hill. The polar bear is a bonus. Bring your lunch; there are a couple of picnic tables and a spectacular view.
Beaches, Islands & Waterfronts
In Little Harbour, en route to the town of Twillingate, a 5km trail leads past the vestiges of a resettled community and rock arch to secluded, picturesque Jone's Cove .
Here you can experience the life of a 1920s logging camp – smells and all. Admission includes the provincial museum.
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