Newfoundland and Labrador

This eastern Canadian province is known as The . Welcome to and today we’ll continue our travel series with a look at Newfoundland and Labrador.

Facing the North Atlantic Ocean, Newfoundland and Labrador comprises the of Newfoundland and the mainland of Labrador. With a total of over one hundred and fifty thousand square miles, the province has a total population of over five hundred thousand , with the majority living on the island, especially in the capital city St. John’s. Since Newfoundland’s is affected by the surrounding sea, this can lead to cool and brisk wet winters. Winters in Labrador are extremely cold with the South brief but moderate summers.

The province’s diverse and stunning natural includes miles of coastline, mountains, rivers and dense forests. Arctic tundra and are also visible in some areas.
All this wilderness makes labrador the perfect home for a wide variety of that includes whales, sea birds, and . You’ll find some of these in the Torngat Mountains National Park where visitors can also in numerous outdoor activities and see inuit landmarks. of moose and caribous can be found in Newfoundland Gros Morne National Park where you can go hiking in the Tablelands during the seasons. If you’re looking for some winter sports, head to one of the province’s resort for or snowboarding.
For something a little different, you can try zip lining, riding a or dog sledding.

Fishing is one of the province’s biggest industries, so it’s no that Labrador’s home to fishing villages like Redbay and the nineteenth century summer station Battle Harbour. Be sure to take the opportunity to savour some fresh .

When it comes to historical sites, you’ll find protestant missions in Labrador such as Hebron and Nain. The eighteenth century settled community of Cartwright is by the Trans-Labrador Highway to Blanc Sablon, Quebec where a ferry can be taken to Sainte-Barbe, Labrador. the town of l’Anse Amour, you’ll find one of the province’s many lighthouses: the nineteenth century Point-Amour .
Don’t forget to experience some traditional culture by taking in live or attending a festival with historical reenactments.

If you want rugged natural landscape, assorted wildlife, countless outdoor , and fascinating historical and cultural activities, Newfoundland and Labrador has it all and .