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We base our travel principles on the newly emerging geotourism concepts. Geotourism is not about rocks.  It is a new type of tourism encouraged by the National Geographic Center for Sustainable Destinations.  It is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.  Geotourism incorporates the concept of sustainable tourism—that destinations should remain unspoiled for future generations—while allowing for enhancement that protects the character of the locale.  We have integrated these ideas and concepts into our overall approach, and you will come away with a surprising newfound feeling of how and why responsible travel should be undertaken. At the end of the day is all means GREAT TRIPS.  This year, National Geographic named the Avalon Peninsula as the very top of 99 coastal tourism destinations in the world, beating out popular seaside travel spots in Wales, New Zealand, Hawaii, Italy, Australia and other provinces within Canada.

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St. John’s

Where San Francisco meets Dublin

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Greater St. John’s

Thrust into the waters of the North Atlantic, the irregularly shaped Avalon Peninsula was once part of the European continent that drifted westward 400 million years ago.

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The Baccalieu Trail

The long finger of the Avalon Peninsula between Trinity and Conception Bays, the Baccalieu Trail is one of Newfoundland's most picturesque areas.

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The Cape Shore

The Cape Shore coast was first settled by Irishmen with names like Nash, McGrath, Careen, Coffey, Doyle and Power who came to escape the famine and oppression in their homeland.

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The Discovery Trail

Running along Newfoundland's Bonavista Peninsula—just two and a half hours from St. John's—the Discovery Trail is a panorama of natural wonders, stunning scenery, rich heritage sites, and quaint coastal villages.

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Map & Drive Time

Newfoundland is the 15th largest island in the world. It has 6000 miles of coastline compared to Ireland with 2300 miles, and England with 2000 miles.

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