Media

City of St John's (www.stjohns.ca) The 'Visiting Our City' category has descriptions of and links to attractions, accommodations, eateries and events.

Downhome (www.downhomelife.com) A folksy, Reader's Digest–style monthly for the region.

The Overcast (www.theovercast.ca) Free alternative newspaper covering local arts and politics.

St John's Telegram (www.thetelegram.com) The city's daily newspaper.

Money

Banks stack up near the Water St and Ayre's Cove intersection.

CIBC

Scotia Bank

Post

Tourist Information

Quidi Vidi Visitors Centre An outpost of the St John's visitor center, with good information on local happenings. Open year-round.

Visitors Centre Excellent resource with free provincial and city road maps, and staff to answer questions and help with bookings.

Travel with Children

St John's will keep the wee ones entertained, rain or shine.

Boat Tours The various boat tours are also a great bet, but inquire if there are icebergs and whales in the area first.

Bowring Park The ever-hungry ducks at the pond love company.

CA Pippy Park A kids' haven, with a huge playground, lots of trails and, of course, the Fluvarium.

Johnson Geo Centre While geology may not initially spark their interest, the fact that this center is underground may do the trick.

Ocean Sciences Centre Check out the sea creatures.

Signal Hill Tattoo Just knowing a cannon will blast at the end of the tattoo should keep kids riveted.

St John's Haunted Hike Older kids will enjoy the ghostly tales.