Places to visit
nearby places to visit in St. Johns, Newfoundland.
A state-of-the-art cultural centre that preserves Newfoundland and Labrador heritage, history and culture.
The most easterly point in North America with the oldest surviving lighthouse. It offers stunning panoramic views of the coastline and a great vantage point for spotting icebergs and whales. One of the top places to visit in Newfoundland.
On the top of Signal Hill you can visit Cabot tower and see a spectacular view of St. John’s and the Atlantic ocean. Enjoy breathtaking views from the rugged cliffs if you are up for the hike up Signal Hill which starts just a short walk from The Roses Heritaga Inn.
Pronounced Kiddy-Viddy, this is a picturesque little fishing village, with winding roads, just a walk from The Roses Heritage Inn.
The puffins, often called the sea parrot, is the official bird of Newfoundland. The largest colony resides on the Newfoundland coast. The humpback and minke whales are also very popular and are often sighted from the shoreline.
Even until the early summer months, icebergs can be spotted in the “narrows”, in the Atlantic ocean.
A conference and concert venue showcasing local and world-class talent.
George Street is internationally renowned with the most bars and pubs per square foot of any street in North America! Most pubs along this cobblestone street, offer the legendary “screeched in” welcome ceremony where you are required to kiss a cod fish and drink “Screech” to become an honorary Newfoundlander. .
Canada Day - July 1st
George St. Festival - Last week of July
Royal St. John's Regatta - 1st Wed. In August
35th Annual NL Folk Festival August 5-7, 2011
Shakespeare By The Sea - July/August
Signal Hill Tattoo - July/August