Brigus and Bonavista

Discover the Two B’s

Newfoundland and Labrador has no shortage of charming fishing towns, with clapboard houses brightly painted against lush green cliffs, sweeping views of the Atlantic, welcoming locals, and, if the commercials are anything to go by, unsupervised red-headed kids running about. Experience the East Coast’s fishing heritage in two of the most famous historic fishing villages, Brigus and Bonavista.

Length of Trip : You can spend a week getting to, and visiting the towns.

Cost: Visiting is free. Accommodation and meals you’ll have to pay for.

Best time to go: June to September

Wheelchair friendly: Yes

Family-friendly: Yes

Where to eat: Bonavista:
Baie Vista Restaurant or Harbour Quarters Inn
Brigus: The Country Corner or E&E Drive-In

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Where to Stay:
Check out the Russell Town Inn in Bonavista.
Brigus: Click here for a list of accommodations in Brigus

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