Travel to the town of Stephenville; encounter many Newfoundland tourist attractions including the Stephenville Regional Museum of Art and History which has artifacts such as an old traditional stove from resettled Sandy Point dating back to 1856.
For those who enjoy exploring on foot, the Walk-A-Ways Trail Network includes 14.5km of gravel and sidewalk trails throughout Stephenville. George’s is where you will find the Mi’kmaw Museum, one of the great Newfoundland tourist attractions highlighting the Mi’kmaq people.
Have your camera ready to capture the barren, rocky landscape dotted with colourful houses, a landscape often capped in cloud and fog.
Lighthouses are popular tourist attractions in Newfoundland.
Southwestern Newfoundland has its share of trails to entice the adventure traveller, one of which is the 6 km Grand Bay West Beach Trailway located within the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques Municipal Wetland Stewardship Zone.
Experience exciting Newfoundland tourist attractions found in western and southwestern Newfoundland!
A similar Newfoundland tourist attraction is the well groomed trail taking visitors through the Codroy Valley Wetlands known as an Estuary of International Significance.
In spring and fall, view some of the 200 species of migratory birds that make this area a major resting spot in their travels.
Early railroad expansion passed the town by (although the town was serviced by the Middlesex Turnpike), limiting its early development, and Burlington continued to cure hams for the Boston market and produce milk, fruit, and vegetables.
This picture changed drastically, however, as soon as Route 128 was built.
Burlington has graduated many prominent athletes, including four Olympians, and others who have gone to have successful careers in the NHL, NFL, and Major League Baseball.