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Excellent Lake Superior Lookout

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Reviewed yesterday

A tourist information building is here as well as an excellent monument for a genuine Canadian hero. Not anything in the way of activities here. A few short walking trails. If not interested in the history of Terry Fox, or gathering visitor info, the excellent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kiwis_and_Moose
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Aside from a statue honouring a Canadian hero and a tourist information location, the view of ships on Lake Superior and of the Sleeping Giant is probably the best anywhere around Thunder Bay. The most beautiful views can be at sunrise, particularly after a frosty...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jorma H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just outside of Thunder Bay, this monument to Terry Fox also gives a great vantage point of the Bay. there are viewers available. A natural place to have your picnic with lots of tables. There is also a Visitor's Centre.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. A must go see. This guy was amazing. A great story. If you haven't qent and checked out tge Terry Fox memorial, please do so.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped as a bathroom break and loved the view. The people working inside the information centre were very friendly and the entire base of this monument is Amethyst which was really cool. Lots of parking spaces and picnic tables to sit and enjoy the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank AlbertaMommy
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I can now say I’ve seen all three monuments to Terry Fox. Victoria, where he dipped his leg before he drove to St. John’s. That’s where the second one is, where he dipped his artificial leg into the Atlantic before he started. Seeing this one...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank scottm364
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have crossed Canada on the Trans Canadian Highway on a Honda GoldWing - I can not imagine running across it on one leg.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Gary B
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Thunder Bay for almost 50 years. I was 1 of many waiting for for Terry Fox to arrive in Thunder Bay. I was 11 years old... I remember the ambulance passing us to go get Terry Fox from the Highway and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank chipguymk
Reviewed November 6, 2018

You can learn a bit about Terry Fox and what he accomplished in such a short time.....a hero ...that is what he was....and should be remembered for many things but especially that.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank E5424MNmariah
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Up off the highway now.good place to stop, rest and take a look at the scenery. Fitting memorial to Terry Fox. Clean washrooms and ample parking

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paul L
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PookieOntario
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Response from worldtravellers123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, it was moved in 1993. In 1993, the MTO relocated the monument to a new rest area directly across the road. An old concrete base marks the original monument's location, and it is still visible in the tall grass from... More
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Fanookin
Guelph
St. John's Itinerary (4 Replies)
We will be spending 6 of our 14 days in St. John's. Does this look like a good itinerary? Are there things you would change, skip or recommend we do differently? (We are a family of 4 with a 9 & 12 year old) Day 1 - Fly in late afternoon, explore downtown, groceries etc. Day 2 - Signal Hill, Johnson Geo Centre, Terry Fox Monument & The Rooms Day 3 - Colony of Avalon, Ferryland Lighthouse Picnic, La Manche Hike Day 4 - Cape Spear, Petty Harbour, Bannerman Park or Aquarena Leave...More
May 13, 2016|
Response fromNewfoundlandLabrador|
Hi there Fanookin, My name is Chelsea and I work with the Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Department. If I could add one thing, I would suggest to take a walk in the downtown area and visit local shops and the Jelly Bean Row houses on Gower Street (colourful houses). We also have a Railway Coastal Museum that may be of interest. If you are going to do the Ferryland Lighthouse Picnic, make sure you book it as soon as they start taking reservations! They do book up very quickly! You...More
Peterpatch2
Peterborough
Mid July - need suggestions for must dos and eateries (7 Replies)
We have used TA for several trips. I have a long itinerary will questions throughout. I really need suggestions for inexpensive restaurants due to budget and packing casual layers. We need lots of suggestions for Do Not Miss as this will probably be our only trip from Ontario to "The Rock". We are seniors who love nature and seafood but cannot do long difficult hikes. I was researching places to stay in St. John’s and noticed that places were filling up so we booked our flight with WestJet...More
January 10, 2015|
Response fromtdsuperstar|
In St. John's, try Ches' for great local fare.... Chinched for a pricier dinner....India Gate for awesome Indian food, though not cheap, totally worth it!
mimisat
San Antonio, Texas
trip 5/29-6/12 itinerary (9 Replies)
Can you please comment on my itinerary for a trip from 5/29 to 6/12. We are a family of 4 with two kids, age 13 and 7. We plan to visit Canada every year. The only requirement for this trip is that we have to be in St. John's on 6/1-6/4. I appreciate your help. May 29 (Sunday), Arrive at St. John’s Airport at midnight; Stay at a hotel at the airport May 30 (Monday), pick up rental car and drive to Trinity (Skerwink Trail, Puffin watching, boat tour), and overnight at Bonavista. May 31...More
May 08, 2016|
Response fromjanidd|
Unfortunately, your need to be in St. John's July 1-4 means a lot of backtracking. There is only one highway across the island, so Route 1 that you take to get to Clarenville (where you turn off for Trinity) and Route 320 for Twillingate will have to be used again to get to Gros Morne. You are also not leaving much time to see the Trinity/Bonavista area which IMHO needs more than one night. The other thing is, I wouldn't overnight in Deer Lake. It's only another hour to Woody Point. My...More