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?
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5 Cool Facts About the Trinity Loop Abandoned Amusement Park

Trinity Loop

The Trinity Loop amusement park began offering up summer fun to Newfoundlanders in the late 1980s. Despite being permanently closed in 2004, it has lately been a popular destination for people who enjoy exploring abandoned buildings or taking eerie photographs. There are no plans to resurrect the park any time soon. Here are 5 facts you may not have known about the abandoned Trinity Loop.
The Ferris Wheel Collapsed in 2018


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6 Beautiful Newfoundland Lighthouses

For decades before GPS and computer technologies, sailors navigated the thousands of kilometers of Newfoundland coastline with the help of lighthouses.

Once manned by humans, most remaining lighthouses which are still in operation are all automated these days and don't require personnel on-site around the clock.

There are dozens of beautiful lighthouses to be seen around Newfoundland. Here are just a handful of our favorites.
Fort Amherst
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6 Things to Do on The Irish Loop

The Irish Loop in Newfoundland is a distribution of breathtaking communities located around the Avalon Peninsula's shores. Because St. John's is a part of the Loop, it is easily accessible and can even make for a great day trip. Whether you want to visit for a few hours or a few days, here are some must-do activities on The Irish Loop.
Go Whale-Watching in St. Vincent


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Experiencing Quidi Vidi Village

Quidi Vidi (most commonly pronounced "kiddy vidi") is a neighborhood in St. John's, Newfoundland with a rich and vibrant history. A visit to Newfoundland wouldn't be complete without paying a visit!

The area gets its name both from Quidi Vidi lake (where the Royal St. John's Regatta is held each year) and the Quidi Vidi Harbour. As a fishing village historically, it has kept much of the look and feel to this day, with many fishermen and boaters active.

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Hiking the Newfoundland East Coast Trail

Whether you're looking for an hour-long hike or a multi-day backpacking and camping excursion, the East Coast Trail is something you must experience while visiting Newfoundland.

Split up into 26 separate paths, the East Coast Trail offers about 300km of developed trail to explore along the province's Avalon Peninsula. You'll see fishing villages, fjords, lighthouses, ecological areas, icebergs, a suspension bridge, and more. The trail is completely free to use, though the association does acc...

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Newfoundland Parks Canada Sites

Newfoundland is home to a number of beautiful Parks Canada national parks, nature areas, and historic sites that you'll want to enjoy during your visit! In this article, we'll take a look at all of the Parks Canada sites within Newfoundland from east-to-west.

If you're exploring the whole country and have purchased a Parks Canada Discovery Pass for the season, you'll be able to use it for admission to the various Parks Canada sites within Newfoundland.
Cape Spear Lighthouse
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9 Sandy Beaches in Newfoundland

Though the province has endless coastlines, Newfoundland is not particularly known for its sandy beaches. However, it’s not finding a beach that is difficult, it’s whether it will be warm enough to head to one! Just in case it is, we’ve compiled a list of ten sandy beaches in the province to sink your toes into this summer. (more…)

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George Street: Party Capital of St. John’s, Newfoundland

Your visit to Newfoundland wouldn't be complete without a visit (or two!) to the world renowned George Street.

George Street is the predominant home to St. John's nightlife, and its claim to fame is having the most bars and pubs per square foot of any street in North America. It is two blocks worth of nothing but nightclubs, bars, pubs and restaurants.

This area isn't the only part of downtown St. John's where you can find bars or go out at night, there are various other bars and restauran...

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Winter Fun: Annual Port de Grave Boat Lights 2019

Each Christmas season, between 30 and 40 thousand people will visit the Port de Grave Boat Lights. The tradition, which is now in its 21st year, started with a lone fisherman lighting up his boat during Christmas, and grew steadily over the years.

The 2019 official lighting is scheduled for December 6th.


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