St. John's Information
About St. John’s
Get away to the exciting St. John’s, the largest city in Newfoundland. This Canadian dream is at the eastern tip of the Avalon Peninsula, and is a top oceanside destination. Known for its colourful setting and buzzing downtown, enjoy this beautiful city by the ocean!
Things to do in St. John’s
St. John’s is full of exciting city life in the low-key Newfoundland. See St. John’s from Signal Hill, and look across at the colourful houses of Jelly Bean Row. Signal Hill is also home to the North Head Trail, with amazing views of the coast and ocean. Downtown St. John’s, with its brightly coloured buildings, house all kinds of eclectic shops and restaurants to match. Water Street and Duckworth Street are popular, and George Street is the hub for nightlife. George Street hosts festivals such as Mardi Gras, and features local live-music. Pippy Park, in the east end of the city, is one of Canada’s largest urban parks. Explore the trains and protected habitats. Bowring Park in Waterford Valley is another beautiful spot, with iconic statues and scenic duck ponds.
Day trips from St. John’s
St. John’s is one of the most popular spots in Newfoundland, however there’s so much to see in the area. A two and a half hour drive from St. John’s will get you to Terra Nova National Park. Walk the snaking Coastal Trail to Headquarters Wharf as you follow the shoreline. Kayak at Newman Sound, or take a boat tour to see bald eagles, whales and icebergs. There are campgrounds all around if you want to turn your day trip into a camping adventure. Saint Pierre and Miquelon are small islands a ferry-ride away from Newfoundland, or a 45 minute flight if you want to travel quickly. These French islands still speak the language, and are technically a part of France. Miquelon is the larger island. Miquelon’s remote and beautiful landscape is perfect for fishing. Enjoy the French culture along with the Canadian nature.
St. John’s accommodations
Tripping has hundreds of rentals in St. John’s for you to look through. Check out the best of St. John’s, from rustic chalets, to high class hotels and relaxing b&b’s. If you’re lucky, stay in one of the brightly coloured houses that give St. John’s its charm. Enjoy all Newfoundland has to offer!
Transportation in St. John’s
St. John’s, as a large city, has all kinds of different methods of transportation. Take the Metrobus to get around town. If you’re looking to go a little further, you can rent a car at one of the many rental agencies. The Railway Coastal Museum, though more of an attraction, is in a one hundred-year-old train station. St John’s is also beautiful to bike and walk around!
Vacation Rentals in St. John's
Save hundreds with a vacation home rental from Tripping.com and forget the hotel room. For the ultimate getaway, St. John's offers 558 affordable vacation rentals with a price to match your budget and accommodation needs. Prices in St. John's start at an average price of €131 a night with long-term rentals averaging €2138 a month.These vacation rentals offer a range of amenities, so you’ll feel right at home. For those looking to stay in a corporate rental, 517 of St. John's’s rentals offer high speed WiFi Internet so you can easily keep in touch with your company or team. Go for a swim at one of the 77 properties complete with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with a night of cable TV in any of our 485 vacation home rentals.Traveling with your dog or cat? Choose from 85 pet-friendly rentals in St. John's that allow you to bring your extended family along.Tripping.com’s home rentals offer far more room and comfort than a hotel, providing a safe and spacious place for you and your pets. Many properties allow you to book directly online, so once you find that perfect vacation rental, you’ll be all set to go!
Search properties from 6 vacation rental sites in St. John's where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Booking.com, and Expedia. There are 198 HomeAway rentals, 112 Booking.com short term rentals and 103 Expedia vacation rentals.