Discover the stunning beauty, history, and people of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
* Spend 12 days discovering the remote but stunning beatury of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador - Canada's eastern-most treasure.
* Visit L'Anse Aux Meadows - a UNESCO World Heritage site - home of "Leif the Lucky" and the Viking people who settled this area as early as the year 1,000 A.D.
* Explore Gros Morne National Park, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its soaring fjords, rugged mountains, and native wildlife.
* Enjoy beautiful St. John's, the province's largest city, with its colorfully painted houses, delicious seafood and friendly people.
* Spend two days in remote Labrador - the mainland portion of the province - with its vast landscapes, and charming lighthouses. During a dramatic drive along the Labrador coast, visit Red Bay National Historical Site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 1: En route / Arrive St. John's, Newfoundland
Day 2: St. John's
Day 3: St. John's / Cape St. Mary's
Day 4: Trinity / Bonavista
Day 5: Gander / Gros Morne National Park
Day 6: Gros Morne National Park
Day 7: Gros Morne / St. Barbe
Day 8: Labrador / Red Bay / Point Amour
Day 9: Battle Harbour
Day 10: L'Anse aux Meadows / St. Anthony / St. Barbe
Day 11: St. Anthony / Flight to St. John's / Depart for US
**Itinerary and pricing subject to change up until date of brochure publication**
William Fitzhugh '64, is the director of the Smithsonian's Arctic Studies Center at the National Museum of Natural History. Bill is an anthropologist specializing in circumpolar archaeology, ethnology, and cultures of northern Canada, Alaska, Siberia, and Scandinavia and has produced many publications, international exhibitions, and films on the subject, including work on the NOVA specials on North Americans and the Vikings. Bill is an advisor to the Arctic Research Commission, represents the Smithsonian arctic social science in various interagency councils, and serves on the Smithsonian Science Commission.