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Places to See

Northern Peninsula Tour

A land of legends and mystery, the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland offers adventurous travelers the chance to experience over 40 centuries of human history, from early aboriginal people through colonization to today’s modern fishing life. The road north travels along a harsh and rocky coast.

Along the way, important historic sites, such as L’Anse-aux-Meadows, tell the story of the earlier cultures who chose this wild land as their home.

Sights at Glance

Port au Choix This historic site is dedicated to exhibitions of Maritime Archaic Indians and Dorset Eskimos who lived here in 2000 BC and AD 500.

Hawke’s Bay A whaling station early in the 20th century, Hawke’s Bay boasts excellent salmon fishing waters.

The Arches This lovely spot is named for three limestone arches that are probably 400 million years old.

Gros Morne National Park This fine place has a reputation as one of the most beautiful parks in the whole of Canada.

L’Anse-aux-Meadows National Historic Site This historic settlement takes visitors back to AD 1000, with eight reconstructions of the wood and sod buildings built and used by Viking settlers when they landed here.

Deer Lake A good fuel and refreshment center for those starting on the tour, Deer Lake and its surrounding area is remarkable for its jagged landscape, salmon river (the Humber), forests, lakes, and farms.


Tour length: 430 km (267miles) along Hwy 430.

Starting Point: Deer Lake, at junction of Hwy 1.

Stopping off points: Gros Morne’s Wiltondale Visitors’ Centre and Tablelands; Port au Choix National Historic Site; Grenfell Museum in St. Anthony.