The Best of Newfoundland

The Canadian island of Newfoundland lures visitors to North America's easternmost point, where they fall head over heels.

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Downtown St. John's
Photo: Michael Hanson

Downtown St. John's

While there are other places around town that perform the ritual, Christian's has a cult following. The bar is packed with people hugging and laughing—and there's something so wonderful about feeling like you belong. After all, that's why I'm here.

To feel the love in this province that has passionately painted pink, yellow, and purple "jellybean" houses overlooking the water, and towns with names like Cupids and Heart's Content. This fantastical island off the coast of Nova Scotia has an allure unique from other parts of Canada—or the world, for that matter. (Where else can you dip your toes in Conception Bay?)

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