en
en es
Photo by Candice Walsh

Contents

Introduction

The oldest city in North America, St. John's is the kind of place where you can stand on Signal Hill watching icebergs drift past The Narrows and then five minutes later be bumping shoulders with suited up business men on Water Street.

Houses of every color line almost every street, centuries-old buildings of brick sit on the waterfront, and the funky urban exterior of The Rooms Art Gallery & Museum dominates the skyline. Just like the province it belongs to, St. John's is where old world meets new in a wonderful clash.

Keep reading to learn where to find the best pubs on George Street, how to become an official Newfoundlander by kissing a cod, and how you too can master the language.

Experiences

Add Spot
No spots found

Be a local. Wherever you go.

Download the travelstoke app

Videos

UP NEXT
Autoplay

Latest Articles

7+ under the radar destinations for cruises

24 hours in St. John’s, Newfoundland

Doing Newfoundland’s Signal Hill trail on a unicycle (Video)

New Year’s Eve fireworks around the world

Epic bike tour to cross North America in 2011

What NOT to do in Newfoundland, Canada

Big Nature in St. John’s, Newfoundland

1 night on George Street: a Newfoundlander’s guide to getting smashed in St. John’s

Meet an Expert: St. John’s, Newfoundland

We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. This includes personalizing content and advertising. For more information on how we use cookies consult our revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Disable Cookies I accept