5 days in Newfoundland and Labrador Itinerary

5 days in Newfoundland and Labrador Itinerary

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5 days in Newfoundland and Labrador Itinerary

Toronto
Fly:  5​h 30​min
St. John's
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Gros Morne National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Toronto

2
days
St. John's

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
On the 5th (Fri), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the world behind art at The Rooms, then make a trip to Quidi Vidi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Signal Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Johnson GEO CENTRE, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse, and then hike along East Coast Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the St. John's itinerary planner.

Toronto to St. John's is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to St. John's due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in May: high temperatures in St. John's hover around 13°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in St. John's

Sightseeing Museums Historic Sites

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Signal Hill
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
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Gros Morne National Park

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Change things up with a short trip to Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse in Rocky Harbour (about 30 minutes away). Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Tablelands, stop by The Glass Station, admire the sheer force of Bakers Brook Falls, and stroll through Gros Morne Mountain (James Callaghan) Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gros Morne National Park custom trip planner.

Fly from St. John's to Gros Morne National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Gros Morne National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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The Tablelands
Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse

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