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Places visited in Newfoundland and Labrador
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Shediac, New Brunswick

World's Largest Lobster

This monster fiberglass crustacean stands watch over the self-proclaimed "lobster capital of the world."
Saint John, New Brunswick

Reversing Falls

These powerful, if squat, Canadian waterfalls flow in different directions depending on the time of day.
Hartland, New Brunswick

Hartland Bridge

The world's longest covered bridge is a quaint and incredible wooden tunnel.
Newfoundland and Labrador

Iceberg Alley

Hundreds of enormous icebergs drift through this waterway every year.
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador

Captain James Cook National Historic Site

A statue of the early navigator stands overlooking the land he first surveyed.
Charleston, Newfoundland and Labrador

Trinity Loop

This abandoned amusement park hints at the twisted history of the Newfoundland Railway.
Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador

Dildo, Newfoundland

This oddly named town refuses to change its phallic moniker.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Marathon of Hope Mile 0

Where a young athlete began his run across Canada after losing his right leg to cancer.
Division No. 10, Subd. D, Newfoundland and Labrador

Churchill Falls Generating Station

This underground power plant looks more like a super-villian's lair than a public work.
Moncton, New Brunswick

Moncton Magnetic Hill

A mysterious spot where the laws of gravity seem not to apply.
Wellington County, Prince Edward Island

Edouard Arsenault Bottle Houses

Three buildings constructed of over 25,000 multicolored glass bottles.
Breadalbane, Prince Edward Island

Red Sands of Prince Edward Island

Rusty red sands line the shores of this Canadian Province.
Green Gables, Prince Edward Island

Anne of Green Gables Museum

Go inside the house that inspired L. M. Montgomery to create one of literature's most beloved heroines.
Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

This Canadian monument to the man who invented the telephone allows visitors to get up close and personal with the artifacts of his life.
Sydney, Nova Scotia

World's Largest Fiddle

On the waterfront of Sydney, Nova Scotia, a 60-ft. fiddle greets incoming ships.
Red Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

Red Bay, Labrador

A forlorn fishing village on the coast of Labrador, full of shipwrecks and Spanish gold.
Division No. 9, Subd. A, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Tablelands

This rocky spread has been squeezed up directly from the bowels of the earth.
Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador

Gander International Airport Lounge

The tiny airport in remote Newfoundland that inspired a hit musical is also a modernist architectural gem.
Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador

Ferryland Lighthouse

This historic lighthouse has been reincarnated as the perfect picnic place.
Harbour Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador

S.S. Kyle

This huge ship ran aground and has simply been left to sit there ever since.
Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

Sacred Heart Grotto

A crescent of 12 simple statues poised on a small windswept island off the coast of Newfoundland.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Cape Spear Battery

A World War II gun battery sits at the easternmost point of North America.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Signal Hill

The first transatlantic wireless signal was received at this 17th-century fort.