Canada starts here, from the east, on the island of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic. Known as Mile One, the province's capital of St. John's is North America's most easterly point and its oldest city. The province also includes Labrador to the northwest, on the mainland bordering Québec. Along Newfoundland and Labrador's nearly 17,699 km (11,000 mi) of coastline, humpback whales feed near shore, millions of seabirds nest, and 10,000-year-old icebergs drift by fishing villages. - Copyright © 2014 by Fodor’s Travel, a division of Random House, LLC. All rights reserved.
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The province’s appealing capital spreads over harborside hills. Explore the historic Battery neighborhood or sample pubs and music on George Street.
More than 20 species of whales visit local waters, and several companies offer boat trips to see them. The season runs from May through September.
Vast Gros Morne National Park encompasses rugged cliffs, sandy beaches and scenic fjords. Quaint nearby villages offer restaurants and B&B inns.
Sampling the local cuisine can be an adventure in some countries, but if you aren't up for scorpion or tarantula, there are some delicious alternatives.
Enjoy the awesome sight and sound of thousands of seabirds nesting on these majestic cliffs. Watch as they soar overhead and dive into the sea for food.
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The coastal village of Red Bay, a World Heritage Site, preserves a seafaring history dating back to its founding by Basque sailors in the 16th century.
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