Newfoundland and Labrador is a Maritime province located on the east coast of Canada fronting the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic Canada region includes the island of Newfoundland (111,390 square kilometres) and the mainland of Labrador (294,330 square kilometres). The region is home to lighthouses, high cliffs, Canadian history and epic scenery.
Newfoundland and Labrador is the most easterly province in Canada. The provincial capital is the City of St. John's located on the Avalon Peninsula. It is the oldest city in North America, the most easternmost city in North America, the eastern terminus of the Trans Canada Highway, as well as, home to Water Street which is the oldest street.
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada is home to many Canadian wonders including the Iceberg Capital of the World (Twillingate), L'Anse aux Meadows (Viking settlement); Rose Blanch Lighthouse (1871 granite historic lighthouse); Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site (summer home and museum), Cape Spear Lighthouse (Canada's most easterly point) and Signal Hill Citadel (first transatlantic wireless signal and the 1762 battlefield of the 7 Year War).
Other travel highlights located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, - based on our experiences - include the Gros Morne National Park (spectacular cliffs, fjords, shoreline, waterfalls, hiking trails); an amazing collection of lighthouses (70+), Iceberg Alley (the annual migration of icebergs - New World Islands); and the Cape St. Mary Ecological Reserve (one of Newfoundland's largest seabird colonies).
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