Newfoundland and Labrador is a popular spot for family vacations. In fact, it has being described as the place “where children have fun.” Find out why Newfoundland is a fabulous choice for a family holiday.
Newfoundland and Labrador – 30 Reasons Why the Province is Perfect for Family Vacations
Probably no parent can ever say that they went on a family vacation where nobody got overtired or a little cranky at some point. It goes with the territory but it happens less when vacationing in Newfoundland and Labrador. Discover why this province is perfect for family vacations.
Newfoundland and Labrador – Perfect for Family Vacations – 30 Reasons
1. Newfoundland and Labrador gives children the freedom to be “kids.” There’s never any rush to grow up in Newfoundland.
2. Grassy fields everywhere – for picking wildflowers, running and playing and playing “pretend,” or just lying in the grass and being kids.
3. Hiking trails. What’s around the next corner? A child wonders – and adults wonder, too!
4. Go for a walk in the woods. A great way to learn about nature and enjoy nature at the same time!
5. Pick a few blueberries – although sometimes it ends up being about eating more blueberries than you put in the bucket.
6. Take a walk on a marsh. Point out Newfoundland’s provincial flower – the pitcher plant.
7. Go swimming. Children can swim in spots that kids have enjoyed for generations. Always check with locals about the safety of an area.
8. Explore Newfoundland’s pebble beaches. The walking is not easy but kids love to collect the pebbles, bigger rocks, and shells.
9. Have a campfire on a Newfoundland beach. Don’t forget the marshmallows for toasting.
10. Go to Cape Spear. Take the family to the most easterly point in North America.
11. Camp anywhere in Newfoundland and Labrador and be in the midst of the most spectacular scenery.
12. Camp in Newfoundland’s capital city. Pippy Park is a camping site – right in the heart of St. John’s.
13. Take the family up to Signal Hill. Early risers can catch the first sunrise in Canada.
14. Catch a sighting of white-beaked dolphins off St. Anthony in northern Newfoundland.
15. Visit Atlantic Canada’s largest puffin colony in Witless Bay on the Southern Shore.
16. Attend an old-fashioned garden party. You are bound to find one being held during summer in communities around Newfoundland.
17. The whole family will enjoy cycling the scenic routes in this beautiful province.
18. Enjoy a Lighthouse Picnic in Ferryland. Kids can even have a “Puffin Picnic Lunch.”
19. Take part in a scavenger hunt or organize your own.
20. Watch all types of artisans at their work and try your hand at the art.
21. Find the local builder of model boats and learn about the art. Kids love to watch a boat in the making.
22. Check out the varied museums. There is always something to attract your attention.
23. ‘The Rooms’ In St. John’s has drop-in sessions where kids can lean about children’s games in an earlier Labrador.
24. If kids are celebrating a birthday, Corner Brook has children’s adventure birthday parties. Maybe, sing Happy Birthday in a cave!
25. Catch a puppet show.
26. Take the family to the various festivals. There is something for everyone – kids and adults.
27. Swing on an old-time backyard swing.
28. Stay at an island resort and take advantage of the children’s programs.
29. Stay in Newfoundland cottages and hotels. Enjoy the privacy of a cottage or the convenience of a hotel.
30. Just sit and watch the waves roll on shore. That’s what makes visiting Newfoundland and Labrador – the perfect family vacation.
Travel is a passion for Richard Verkley and he has had the good fortune to travel to over 30 countries, working and living in several of them. This broad experience, coupled with his business adventures as an entrepreneur give Richard a unique perspective on what a region has to offer. Learn what Newfoundland and the Atlantic provinces has to offer with our free ebook! http://www.siteproweb.com/bookit-atlantic-canada-lead-page
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