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Top Reasons to Go

Appreciate the Rugged Beauty of Gros Morne National Park: Magnificent mountains, fine hiking, sweeping vistas, quaint lighthouses, hidden fjords, and the deep blue sea are just some of the reasons people flock to this park.

Meet the People: You'll never get lost here because the people go out of their way to help visitors. These are some of the nicest, friendliest folks you're likely to meet.

See the Wildlife: Whales, puffins, caribou, and moose. Whale-watching boat tours. Bird sanctuaries and ecological reserves. Thirty-three million seabirds can't be wrong.

Spot Icebergs: Newfoundland is one of the easiest places to see these 10,000-year-old beauties of the ocean. See them from St. Anthony to St. John’s.

Eat Amazing Fish Dishes: Crab cakes, seafood chowder, lobster, shrimp, and cod, cod, cod: au gratin, panfried, or in the traditional Newfoundland dish of fish and brewis (pronounced "bruise"), a meal of cod and hardtack (hard bread).

Updated: 2014-04-09

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