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Address: Blackhead Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A0A 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 709-772-5367
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Most easterly point

A short drive from St. John's is Cape Spear and the most easterly point in North America. We stopped here on our way back from Ferryland to check out the Cape Spear Lighthouse... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short drive from St. John's is Cape Spear and the most easterly point in North America. We stopped here on our way back from Ferryland to check out the Cape Spear Lighthouse NHS. While you are free to roam around the grounds an entrance fee is required to tour the old lighthouse and keeper's quarters at the top of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do you happen to know that from this place is closer to U.K. than to Vancouver, interesting isn't it? Nice to visit when you stay in St. John's. Nice cliffs, nice hiking, very windy if you are lucky you can see whales.

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1st place I took y wife to introduce her to the Newfoundland. Great views of the Ocean including Ice Bergs if you time it right. Beautiful walking trails and history in the lighthouse. We enjoyed a perfect half day exploring the area and would highly recommend it.

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Ingonish, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to see ocean views and coast line! It was a bit cool and windy! It was neat to be on the most easterly part of all North America!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to the cape in the fog later on one night and the ride was so beautiful! I'm sure that it is beautiful in the sunshine but it is awesome in the fog up there too. The fog horn was blowing the whole time we were there which gave it a more authentic and historical feel. The building and... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there too late in the year for seeing whales or bergs, but the view was still amazing. Lots of history in the area of St. John.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive is really nice, you may even see a wild animal or two on the way. There is an out light house keepers house from days gone by which you can visit. Lots of trails and old war sites to see. Really a must see!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say I was upset that you have to buy a ticket to enter the light house on the first set of stairs. There aren't enough signs. I also left my wallet in the car so didn't wanna make the trip up and down again. But it's so cool to see the most Easternly point if north America.... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard about the icebergs that where just outside of the Narrows of St. John's located at Black Head. So we took a drive to Black Head. On the way there we saw the sign for Cape Spear and decided to check it out. The iceberg at Black Head was great to see be we had no idea what was... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful park no matter which season you visit. The icebergs and whales are a sight to behold with the naked eye. The walking trails are superb, with another spectacular view on every part of the trail. One of the most beautiful places in Canada. A must visit!

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