Welcome to the oldest city in North America! This historic, vibrant city has many attractions with the added bonus of a wide selection of restaurants from fine dining to traditional Newfoundland fayre. St. John's has the highest concentration of pubs per capita on the continent and a visit to the infamous George Street is a must! Overnight St. John's
Overnight: St. John's, NL
Today you will explore this delightful city. This morning you will enjoy a city tour of St. John's, a great orientation of St. John's, as well as the most easterly point in North America. You will visit the national historic site of Cape Spear as well as Signal Hill. Other stops include Quidi Vidi Village, Government House, the Roman Catholic Cathedral and an orientation of the shops and restaurants of downtown. Other sightseeing suggestions include visiting The Rooms, Johnson's GEO Centre, the Newman Wine Vaults or maybe taking a gentle stroll along sections of the Grand Concourse, which comprises of 40 km/25 miles of spectacular trails and walkways within St. John's, Quidi Vidi Lake and Rennies River.
Overnight: St. John's, NL
Head west to the small town of Dildo travelling through more of the Avalon Peninsula. Dildo is a pretty harbour town that has a population of around 1200. Enjoy the life of the locals and take in the beautiful scenery.
Travel from the Dildo to the Eastern portion of Newfoundland where you will stop in Trinity, the cultural architectural capital of Newfoundland. Trinity also hosts the New Founde Lande Trinity Pageant - a humerous look at Newfoundland & Labrador history. Places to visit in Trinity include the Ryan Store, Hiscock House and the Blacksmith Museum to name a few!
Enjoy a Nature cruise this morning. Have the afternoon at leisure; this area has been used for the filming of the movie -Shipping News's starring Dame Judi Dench & Kevin Spacey and also for the TV miniseries drama -Random Passage. Visit the nearby Cape Random film set constructed in 2000, the site offers visitors the opportunity to step back in time and imagine the life of our forebearers in a typical fishing community in the early 1800's. Continue on and drive the remainder of the Bonavista Peninsula. Take time to visit Cape Bonavista Lighthouse, Historic Ryan Premises, Mockbeggar Plantation and the Matthew Interpretation Centre. Return back to Trinity.
Depart Trinity and head southeast along the Trans Canada Highway back to St. John's Airport ready for your onward flight. Package ends once car-rental is dropped off.