Newfoundland & Labrador attractions

Top Choice Lighthouse in Cape Spear

Cape Spear Lighthouse

Constructed in 1835, the oldest surviving lighthouse in the province sits on the dramatic headlands of the continent's most easterly point.
Top Choice Historic Site in St Barbe to L'anse aux Meadows

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site

Leif Eriksson and his Viking friends lived here circa AD 1000. Visitors can see the remains of their waterside settlement: eight wood-and-sod buildings, now just vague outlines left in the spongy ground, plus three …
Top Choice Museum in St John's

Rooms

Not many museums offer the chance to see a giant squid, hear avant-garde sound sculptures and peruse ancient weaponry all under one roof. But that's the Rooms, the province's all-in-one historical museum, art galler…
Top Choice Museum in Twillingate Island & New World Island

Prime Berth Fishing Museum

Make this your first stop. Run by an engaging fisherman, the private museum, with its imaginative and deceptively simple concepts (a cod splitting show!), is brilliant, and fun for mature scholars and schoolkids ali…
Top Choice Lighthouse in South Coast

Rose Blanche Lighthouse

Built in 1873, it's the last remaining granite lighthouse on the Atlantic seaboard.
Natural Feature in Gros Morne National Park

Tablelands

Dominating the southwest corner of the park, near Trout River, are the unconquerable and eerie Tablelands. This huge flat-topped massif was part of the earth's mantle before tectonics raised it from the depths and p…
Park in Northern Coast

Torngat Mountains National Park

Canada's newest national park was established in 2006. Named from the Inuktitut word Torngait (place of spirits), the area is the ancestral home of Inuit and their predecessors. Its spectacular wilderness features h…
Park in Witless Bay Ecological Reserve & Around

Witless Bay Ecological Reserve

Consisting of four islands in Witless Bay, the reserve is North America's largest Atlantic puffin colony with over 260,000 pairs nesting here during the late spring and summer. In fact, every summer, more than a mil…
Park in Northern Peninsula

Gros Morne National Park

A highlight of a visit to Newfoundland, this 1800-sq km coastal park and Unesco World Heritage Site features dramatic mountains, fjords, beaches, bogs and barren cliffs. Remnants of a mountain chain formed 1.2 billi…
Historic Site in St John's

Signal Hill National Historic Site

The city's most famous landmark is worth it for the glorious view alone, though there's much more to see. The tiny castle atop the hill is Cabot Tower, built in 1900 to honor both John Cabot's arrival in 1497 and Qu…