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Address: Blackhead Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: 709-772-5367
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This spot was on the itinerary of the McCarthy Bus City Tour and well worth it. The view from the various spots on the boardwalk and the view from the lighthouse location are all... read more

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Port Franks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This spot was on the itinerary of the McCarthy Bus City Tour and well worth it. The view from the various spots on the boardwalk and the view from the lighthouse location are all phenomenal. Anyone could do this and for those able, there are stairs to climb up to the lighthouse

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came to Cape Spear first thing after landing in St. John's. Being out in the open certainly helped us recover from our flight. It seemed like the view in every direction belonged on a post card. It was interesting to go in the old lighthouse, but be prepared to climb!

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Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view and the history make it worth the effort. The remnants of the American Defenses from WW2, were a secret we did not learn in school.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed this as well, suitable for all physical levels although for the more active there are stairs and higher elevations that can be explored. It is very windy and quite a bit cooler then temperature in town, bring a jacket or sweater. Views are very nice. You need a GPS or Map to get there. Worth the visit, nice views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a thrill to stand in the easternmost point in North America! (Yeah yeah minus Greenland). Easy to find, clean facilities. Take the time to see it if you're in St John's...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful place with a picturesque view any way you look. The lady at the front info booth was super friendly and informative. She said for this time of year the weather, which is cold and very windy, is on par for what it should be. Make sure you bundle up!

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Helena, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Cape Spear on a chilly, windy evening. You felt the isolation of the lighthouse keepers and the military stationed here. The farthest Eastern point in N. America was protected by monstrous cannons pointed out to sea. Worth a visit.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I went hear only last Tuesday the 13th September 16, it was stunning, beautiful sunny day and spectacular views everywhere you turn, I will definitely pay this another visit when I return

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Hampton Bays, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even with cloud overcast the shoreline is breathtaking. Not to be missed. Just knowing you are at the Eastern most point of North America is so cool.

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though we visited Cape Spear in cold windy weather, it was still an amazing experience! Well indicated, and lovely views. Great gift shop! A must see.

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