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Newfoundland: Driving between Clarenville and Norris Point

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I'm making my first trip to Newfoundland later in July. For part of my trip, I'll be sleeping in Clarenville, before driving to Norris Point to begin a few days exploring Gros Morne National Park.

According to Google Maps, that drive takes about seven hours, not including stops. Is that true? Can I make that trip in one long day of driving, assuming that I start bright and early to make the best use of the 15+ hours of daylight? If so, is there any particular place where I should be sure to stop for lunch, or for a little sightseeing that's not too far out of the way? If not, where should I spend the night?

Thanks in advance!

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