Renting a Cabin in Newfoundland

Cabin, cottage, chalet, vacation home, summer home, whatever you call it, they're loved in Newfoundland!

The term "cabin" is what most Newfoundlanders will use, though cottage is quite common in other geographic areas. Either way, we're generally referring to a small house-like structure, usually in a semi-rural or rural area that's meant for a holiday or vacation type use. This could mean as a rental for people who are temporarily visiting, or somebody who owns a cabin may use it frequently,...

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7 Things to Do in Corner Brook Newfoundland

No trip to Newfoundland is complete without a visit to the Western side, where you'll find the beautiful town of Corner Brook with its 20,000 residents, and lots to see and do in the area.

Here are 7 things you can do during your visit!
Try Zip Lining at Marble Mountain
Marble Mountain, one of Newfoundland's fantastic ski hills, operates a thrilling zip line year-round! Take in stunning views with a rush of adrenaline on 9 different lines, which are up to 2000ft long and 285ft high! While y...

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Planning a Newfoundland Road Trip

Road tripping across Newfoundland may be the absolute best way to experience the island.

Since so much of the province's charm is found in rural areas, it's very helpful to have a vehicle. Without one, you'll be limited to either staying on the Avalon where public transit is readily available, or taking a charter across the island. By renting a vehicle or driving your own, you'll be able to get up close and personal with the best of Newfoundland.

One important thing to note is that the isl...

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What to Know About the Weather When Visiting Newfoundland

Newfoundland is a beautiful province with very unpredictable weather! Being an island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean causes plenty of rainy, grey, foggy days, even during the warmer summer months. Preparing for all types of weather will ensure you get the most enjoyment from your visit.

Locals seemingly always talk about the weather, largely because there's plenty of subject matter. A common local saying is "if you don't like the weather, wait 5 minutes" due to it changing so quickly. A ...

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Waterford Valley Campground Accepting 2020 Bookings

In the past, the only camping option in the St. John's metro area has been Pippy Park, but that's about to change!

For those living in St. John's, a campground in the middle of the province's capital city may seem odd. After all, driving a few minutes down the road to camp in a tent or RV doesn't really feel like a getaway. But, it's all a matter of perspective! For those coming from out of town, out of province, or out of country, it's a different story!

Having a campground in the city me...

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5 Things to Know Before Visiting George Street

Known for having the most bars and pubs per square foot of any street in North America, George Street is the hub of nightlife in St. John's, Newfoundland, with two blocks packed full of pubs, clubs, restaurants, and bars. No doubt that when visiting, you'll drop by George Street at least once!

Here are 5 helpful things to know before your George Street visit!

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Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2020 in Newfoundland

With its strong Irish roots, Newfoundland knows how to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

This year, the March 17 holiday falls on a Tuesday, though in Newfoundland the local holiday happens on Monday March 16th, creating a long weekend!

As you'd expect, the signature Irish bars such as Shamrock City and O'Reilly's have week-long celebrations and musical lineups, though the biggest crowds will be out on the weekend.

O'Reilly's has a sold-out weekend brunch, a family event, St. Patrick's Day b...

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2020 George Street Festival Lineup

It may still be cold outside, but the George Street Association is trying to fill our heads with warm thoughts by announcing Night 1 of this year's George Street Festival taking place in St. John's on July 30th.

The first of the multi-night celebration will feature music from The Tea Party, Moist, Big Wreck, and Headstones.

You can get tickets starting Jan 24th online here or at North Atlantic stores.

As we get closer to summer and additional lineups are announced, you can be sure to fi...

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12 Signs You’re a 90s Newfoundland Child

You Were Born at the Grace Hospital

 
You've Been to a Red Circle Before You Knew What Circle K Was

 
You Remember When the Village Mall had a Walmart, Sears, Dominion, and Most Importantly, a Water Fountain

 
You Used to Watch The Simpsons at 5:30PM on CBC before supper

 
One of the Schools You Went to is Permanently Closed

 
Your First George Street Experience Was Listening to 90s Dance Music on Magic 97 Every Weekend

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2020 Iceberg Alley Performance Tent Lineup

While we're still in the cold of winter, Iceberg Alley is busy putting together another solid lineup for their summer 2020 event.

The full lineup has not yet been announced, though some of the shows have been revealed so far, including a night full of well-known Canadian classic rock acts and a Newfoundland night featuring a reunion of the original Irish Descendants. Amazing rock act July Talk are also making a return to Newfoundland, sharing the stage with Wintersleep and Tokyo Police Club.
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