Canada Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all Canada activity »
  1. 1 Icefields Parkway
  2. 2 Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise, Calgary ITINERARY
  3. 3 Eastern Canada trip with 3 kids -- advice/itinerary needed
  4. 4 Grround transportation from Vancouver Airport
  5. 5 Travel agencies in Toronto, ON, Canada
  6. 6 Driving From Vancouver to Jasper, Banff, Lake Louise all over
  7. 7 4 Days Vancouver & 5 in Whistler
  8. 8 Keltic Lodge
  9. 9 Cat Ferry to Nova Scotia?
  10. 10 Nature drive in Canada and the U.S.
  11. 11 Question on Staying on Nova Scotia
  12. 12 Trip Report Niagara Falls - 2 Nights Family of 4
  13. 13 NS and PEI with elderly traveller
  14. 14 Vancouver & Vancouver Island
  15. 15 Vancouver to Toronto car or train?
  16. 16 Seattle and Vancouver/Victoria
  17. 17 Vancouver to Ft St John/return - summer road trip
  18. 18 Help with Niagara Falls and Toronto planning, please!
  19. 19 Banff to Jasper and back
  20. 20 Canmore for a few days
  21. 21 The Canadian
  22. 22 2 weeks ‘corridor’, lowbudget daytrips by public bus, book on the spot?
  23. 23 Road from Calgary to Whitehorse
  24. 24 Restaurants in Jasper, Alberta
  25. 25 Getting from Vancouver to Nanaimo without a car
View next 25 » Back to the top

Newfoundland in early June: advice sought

Jump to last reply

I'm thinking of a week or so in the Avalon area in early June, roughly June 5-12. I've found good advice on many aspects of this potential trip, but my searches for the following specific information have failed:

Is June (or, better, early June) typically a rainy time? I've found average temperature data by month but nothing on typical precipitation amount (weather underground does not have it, nor do several other places I've checked).

Are black flies typically an issue in early June? I've searched the web quite a bit, but I find very few specifics about dates when they are common. Also, even if they're at their "worst", are they really a deal-breaker, or does a little DEET go a long way? (I know plenty of people who love the Adirondack Mountains in NY but who won't go there in June due to the flies.)

I have a pretty good idea of things I'd like to do while there, but are there any other tips for traveling there in early June? Things I shouldn't (or should) miss that might be specific to that time, etc.? I hope to be outside hiking/walking much of the time, and I will probably have a car.

Thanks in advance for your help.

3 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement