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Cape Spear Lighthouse

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Address: Blackhead Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Phone Number: 709-772-5367
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Beautiful location, well worth the trip.

Beautiful location, there is currently an iceberg off shore from the parking lot, hard to see if it is foggy, but if clear no probblem spotting it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location, there is currently an iceberg off shore from the parking lot, hard to see if it is foggy, but if clear no probblem spotting it.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The lighthouses (two on site) were cute but nothing spectacular in and of themselves (plus there was a small fee to visit). However, the network of trails and the scenery on the grounds (no charge) was exceptional! We also clearly saw whale spouts from land.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Saw my first whale in NL at Cape Spear. A fin back. Awesome sight! Great walking trails, lots of history! Great picnic area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I first arrived to catch the sunset which was beautiful. This is a place you have to visit for no other reason than to say you were in the most easterly point in North America! It's a nice walk around the lighthouse area and there are also some nice trails that will loop you through a little longer along the... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We went on a Monday morning and it was quiet. Great for taking pictures without other people in them. And easy parking. Lots of history here. I took lots of classic photos. There was a charge for going inside which we didn't do.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

There is nothing to dislike it is all beauitful. There is an light house there. The view of the water, rocks and iceburges is breath taking.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We visited Cape Spear on a cold rainy day and the view was still awe inspiring. I would definitely go back on the next visit to St John's.

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broadway, va
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The walkways were pretty easy to navigate. It was neat to stand in the easternmost point on the North American continent. The view from the lighthouse is spectacular. Make sure you walk on the paths all around it. There is a walk right down from the parking lot to the ocean cliffs. Very beautiful when the skies are clear. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This site is well organized for visitors. The walkways are thoughtfully planned and well maintained, the views are terrific and the lighthouse itself has an interesting history - the tour is worth taking. We were there on a beautiful sunny, very windy day and really enjoyed our visit.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The site itself is of so-so interest. It's nice to be able to look at the lighthouse and say you've been to the easternmost point in North America. It's also nice to checkout the seaside cliffs around the area. When you combine that with the scenic drive that takes you there, it's a worthwhile trip.

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Address: Blackhead Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Phone Number: 709-772-5367
Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's

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