When visiting Canada; take a stop by Stephenville, Newfoundland. A definite must visit if you are looking to immerse yourself in the great outdoors. Everything from mountain climbing to kayaking and canoeing. With wonderful lodging and food you can’t go wrong!
Stephenville is an outdoors persons dream come true. Located in the Long Range Mountains, there is an abundance of lakes, streams and forests. There are walking trails for the not so active and an abundance of increasingly active recreational activities. Whichever category you fit into, be sure to bring a camera and lots of memory cards. There are an abundance of breathtaking views to record.
For the fisherman, the salmon fishing is just awesome. You can catch salmon up to seventy pounds! Fishing locally or flying to a secluded lake, there is an abundance of fish, waiting to be caught! There are other marvelous fish available. There is rainbow trout, arctic char and the steelhead.
For the more sedate in your group, the lakes offer excellent beach combing and bird watching. For the snow lovers there is skiing, snowmobiling and ATVing.
For culture lovers, there is a theater that has excellent performances during the summer. There is an amateur theater group that performs all year. There are also outdoor murals that are very well done.
There are many dining options in Stephenville. There are the common fast food chains, an excellent market with fresh food and deli items and excellent sit down restaurants. There is an abundance of fresh fish, served very well. There is also fresh pastry shops that just can’t be beat.
Whatever your pleasure, you will find the outdoors marvelous. Have a great time!