15 days in Twillingate, L'Anse aux Meadows & St. John's Itinerary

15 days in Twillingate, L'Anse aux Meadows & St. John's Itinerary

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Twillingate
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L'Anse aux Meadows
— 3 nights
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St. John's
— 7 nights
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Twillingate — 2 nights

Twillingate is a town of 2,269 people located on the Twillingate Islands ("Toulinquet") in Notre Dame Bay. Twillingate is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sea views from Long Point Lighthouse, take an in-depth tour of Prime Berth Fishing Museum, hike along French Beach Trail, and do a tasting at Auk Island Winery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Twillingate trip planner.

Vancouver to Twillingate is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Vancouver to Twillingate. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vancouver in June: high temperatures in Twillingate hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to L'Anse aux Meadows.
Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails
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L'Anse aux Meadows — 3 nights

Offering access to the remains of an 11th-century Viking settlement, L'Anse aux Meadows tourism draws history buffs from afar.
Change things up with these side-trips from L'Anse aux Meadows: Battle Harbour National Historic District (in Battle Harbour), St. Anthony (Grenfell Historic Properties, Grenfell House Museum, &more) and Pinware River Provincial Park (in L'Anse-au-Loup). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at L'Anse Aux Meadows National Historic Site, enjoy the sea views from Cape Norman Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Heritage Shop L'Anse aux Meadows.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our L'Anse aux Meadows trip planner.

You can drive from Twillingate to L'Anse aux Meadows in 11 hours. In June, daily temperatures in L'Anse aux Meadows can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to St. John's.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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St. John's — 7 nights

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Get out of town with these interesting St. John's side-trips: Lighthouse Picnics (in Ferryland) and Salmonier Nature Park (in Holyrood). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Quidi Vidi, enjoy breathtaking views from The Rooms, and stop by George Street.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our St. John's trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from L'Anse aux Meadows to St. John's takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in St. John's, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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