The locals in St. John’s take pride in the artistic flair of the city along with the myriad of natural attractions that surround the city. Explore the “City of Legends” on this exclusive Best of St. John’s tour. The beautiful city was first settled by the Europeans around the 16th century. Serving as a primary trading location and grounds for fertile lands, St. John’s has emerged as a leading destination in Canada – both for locals as well as tourists.
Located on Newfoundland Island, St. John’s is a hidden treasure for many. With this exclusive tour, you get to explore the beautiful rocky island situated along Canada’s East Coast. The tour package allows you to go through the capital city of St. John’s and check out its colorful buildings and narrow streets. You also get a chance to visit the easternmost point of North America, where a historic lighthouse is perched on top of the mesmerizing Cape Spear.
The tour of the best of St. John’s commences as we pick you up directly from your hotel in the city. From here, you will get an opportunity to visit and explore the entire city on a guided driving tour and spot some of the city’s famous landmarks. You are then taken to the renowned Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site. The lighthouse is the oldest one in the province. It is also famous for sitting on the easternmost point of North America. While you are at Cape Spear, you get the chance to explore the lighthouse and the surrounding areas while taking in mesmerizing views of the majestic Atlantic Ocean.
Once you have visited Cape Spear, we will take you to downtown St. John’s on a guided driving tour. During this drive, you will pass through multiple famous spots including George Street, the Rooms, Jellybean Row, Water Street, Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, the Terry Fox Memorial, and the St. John’s Harbour. The tour package also includes a short visit to the nearby Quidi Vidi Village.
After this, you will visit the Signal Hill National Historic Site. Here, you will get to understand the overall significance of the spot with respect to its historic role during strategic military operations. The site is also renowned for commemorating the communication history of the area. While here, you can also explore other landmarks including the popular Cabot Tower while enjoying sweeping views of St. John’s Harbour.
At the end of the tour, we will take you back to your hotel.