The large central region of Newfoundland is covered by acres and acres of trees. For this reason the interior of the island was opened up to meet the worldwide demand for newsprint, and the most recent people to make it their home were the loggers who still work the land. Also known as the area where the mysterious Beothuk Indians made their home, the central region has become a hot spot for tourists.
Off the main highway, along the winding roads of the Northeast Coast, you will discover a different kind of landscape and a different kind of people. Small clapboard houses hug the rocks of countless small bays and inlets. Relax and breathe the fresh Atlantic air. The scenery is spectacular and the people are wonderful. Sometimes named the Kittiwake Coast, after the Kittiwake, an ocean-dwelling gull familiar to the shores of Newfoundland's North Atlantic Coast. It is here where you are almost sure to spot a whale, or perhaps a few Kittiwakes atop the gigantic icebergs which flow close to shore.
Visit Twillingate, one of the best kept secrets in the world. Witness the icebergs that sank the Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland.
The hub of the region is Gander, known for its famous airport where small planes fuel up before the long trek over the Atlantic. Perhaps even more notable is the Gander River. Hailed as one of the most remarkable recoveries of Atlantic Salmon stocks in Eastern North America, this wonderful river offers thrilling adventures and remarkable scenery. For the individual or family adventurer, a Gander River excursion delivers a thrilling ride, spectacular scenery and a great chance to view wildlife. All this combines to make for vacation highlights that won't soon be forgotten. Many of the properties listed below are members of: