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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Is George Street, St. John’s Dangerous?

George Street is the epicenter of nightlife in all of Newfoundland and Labrador. Many St. John's residents of all (adult) ages enjoy a trip to George Street every now and again to enjoy the sights and sounds of "North America's biggest little street." As with most places in the world, such a nightlife-heavy spot can create a negative reputation of the area. So, is George Street dangerous?
Is George Street Dangerous?
The answer to this question largely depends on the time of day that you find y...

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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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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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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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4 Things You Have to Do This Winter in Newfoundland

With winter weather lasting so long in Newfoundland, it's essential to embrace winter and take part in some fun seasonal activities and events!

Here are 4 things you have to do this winter in Newfoundland.
1) Skate at The Loop


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Once the weather is consistently cold enough, The L...

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Winter Fun: Mount Pearl Frosty Festival 2020

Each year, the City of Mount Pearl's Frosty Festival brings some much-needed joy and fun during Newfoundland's long, cold winters!

With over 80 all-ages and adult events spanning 12 days, the Frosty Festival has earned the title of largest winter festival in Atlantic Canada! Some events are free, others have affordable admission prices.

This year's events include The Pedestrian Parade of Lights & Cauldron Lighting, Seniors Crib Tournament, Wintry ReMix Art Show, Skating, Swims, Kevin C...

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Winter Skiing in Newfoundland

Newfoundland winters are long, which is great news if you enjoy outdoor winter activities such as skiing! And if you're more of an indoors person, it may be worth your while to try and change that, to stay active all year round and enjoy what Newfoundland has to offer!

When it comes to skiing in Newfoundland, you have a variety of options for downhill and cross-country skiing, including two resorts.
Ski Resorts
Two of the most popular skiing spots in Newfoundland are the two ski resorts. Wh...

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