The Avalon Peninsula, carved by deep bays and located at the most eastern tip of North America; is home to the vibrant capital city of St. John’s; and the seaport Argentia, providing vehicle ferry service to North Sydney, Nova Scotia.
This region is most famous for:
The brightly coloured houses in the city of St. John’s; the Signal Hill National Historic Site of Canada; and nearby Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site of Canada, the most easterly point in North America.
The many charming communities from Bay de Verte and New Melbourne in the north; to Bay Roberts and Brigus on Conception Bay; to Gaskiers and St. Mary’s in the south.
Your port of call for the vehicle ferry service from North Sydney, Nova Scotia docks at Argentia on Placentia Bay.