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Beautiful scenery

Amazing scenery! Some of North America's early formation of Newfoundland (millions of years ago... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gene1963
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Beautiful drive

The Viking Trail is Rt 430 that hugs the west coast. It is a beautiful drive with very little... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Judy B
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Belfast, Maine
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Route 430 | Deer Lake, L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing scenery! Some of North America's early formation of Newfoundland (millions of years ago). A great view of fjords, mountains and different terrain and vegetation.

Thank Gene1963
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The Viking Trail is Rt 430 that hugs the west coast. It is a beautiful drive with very little reminders of civilization.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

There is so much to explore, and knowing that the ancient Maritime Archaic people, and the Vikings , preceded the Europeans in discovery of our land is jaw dropping......they had to be SO resilient, and brave to live in this landscape.

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Up the western side of Newfoundland...as the name suggestions...you are following along the same "path" as the Vikings took in days of old. Great views and lots to see including whales, caribou, and moose!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Escape the crowds of St. John's and Gros Morne and go to the Northern Peninsula. Saw caribou at Port aux Choix, moose at L'anse Aux Meadows and icebergs in St. Anthony Bight.

1  Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Did the trip in both directions north and south. North in the fog and rain, south in the sun. Very nice views, superb coastal scenery and we saw whales off the coast.

1  Thank andrewbadham1
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Had the best time exploring all the sites along the way. Gorgeous views and great well maintained highway. Watch out for moose and cariboo, so majestic.

1  Thank Pam R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I have driven the trail four times. The first time we drove we remarked how it reminded us of Scotland. As with all drives in Newfoundland. Watch your gas gauge.

2  Thank TorontoTimTim
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Flowers Cove, L’Anse aux Meadows, Ben’s Art, Dark Tickle jams ... and lots of icebergs on one of the most beautiful coastal drives. Q Tip: Pack some Canadian raw-milk cheese, Costco almonds and a little chocolate plus drinks for a picnic for that added stopping...More

3  Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was an easy road to follow because of the signs. I would have given it a 5 if the road did not have so many potholes (which seems to be common in NL). Every business capitalized on "viking". very scenic-do watch for moose

1  Thank karenkkl
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As a generational sports car owner ... now with a Sub XTi, my hill and dale car. My pedigree is 1957 356A and at the same time 1958 Speedster which I learned to drive then drove with no limits from fabulous Dad. It’s the... More
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