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Travel Like a Local: My Top 6 Facebook Groups to Follow in Newfoundland and Labrador


Whether you are seeking insider tips, breathtaking photos , or a community of fellow foodie or travel enthusiasts, Facebook can be your go to resource for all things in Newfoundland and Labrador! In this little blog post I am excited to introduce you to 6 of my fav FB groups for exploring "The Rock" These online communities are brimming with local knowledge, travel advice, and a shared passion for uncovering hidden gems of Newfoundland Labrador. So lets dive into the virtual world of travel in Newfoundland and Labrador, where you find inspiration, information, and a warm Newfoundland and Labrador welcome just waiting for you!!



LET US SHOW YOU HOW THE LOCALS DO IT IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR!



For all you newbies her you will find a welcoming community that is vibrant and is dedicated to celebrating the beauty and culture of our most wonderful province. Whether you area local looking for a quick weekend getaway or a visitor planning your dream vacation this group is the perfect online community for you!


Here you will find travel tips as members share their experiences and provide tips for exploring the many wonders of the province from hiking trails to hidden beaches. Members share stunning photos of landscapes and communities! You learn about cultural heritage through discussions too. They also share event info about festivals, markets and other gathering events! Its like a vaca in real time with daily updated info on puffin sightings, whale watching, iceberg hunting and ALL the cool stuff. The best part is that its all from locals! We are the bestest ambassadors!


Last but not least businesses share advice and links on a wide variety of accommodations that are available within the province and the like minded individuals are eager to share info and tips as well!Staycation ideas LIVE here. Our website also provides a wealth of info too! Check it our at Staycationnl.com





STAY IN THE ENTERTAINMENT LOOP


Number 2.  NL Live Events.


A great holiday is complete when you include fabulous entertainment! We love love love local entertainment whether we are here at home or travelling abroad. Music ignites the soul! It makes people happy and it really give you a sense of culture where ever you may roam. If you are looking for your one stop resource to discover events, activities and gathering in the region, thiss group has got you covered! NL Live Events has a comprehensive and up to date list of daily events in St Johns and other near by communities too. They also list events all over the province too which is dandy. From live music performances an art exhibitions to food festivals and a few kitchen parties this group GOT YOU!






ICEBERG STRAIGHT AHEAD



There is an Iceberg season in Newfoundland and Labrador! Tracking natures frozen giants is exhilarating. People come from all over the world to experience this one in a lifetime event! Its a thing o do for locals too! This group id dedicated to tracking and sharing info about the captivating Bergs that grace the waters of our province. This group is a haven for iceberg enthusiasts, photograhers, tourist and locals who are passionate about witnessing these magnificent natural wonders. Here you will find updated daily iceberg sighting in real time, a photography showcase and advice about safe icebefg hunting adventures! Be sure to check them out! This is only a baby iceberg I saw in 2023.... They are usually massive!!







EXPERIENCE EPIC VIEWS IN NEWFOUNDLAND LABRADOR



Members here share photos and info about the many coastal trails in our province Its a virtual group for out door enthusiasts, hikers, nature lovers and anyone interested in exploring the stunning landscaped of this region.

The heart of this group is sharing of information about hiking trails throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Members often post details about their hiking adventures, including trail descriptions, difficulty levels, and highlighting each route!

It's a treasure trove of recommendations as members share local gems providing valuable insights for both newcomers and experienced hikers! Expect to be treated with a feat of photographs capturing the natural beauty of the province. members share tips on fear, safety and hiking etiquette! Follow them just for the show!




CATCH SOME BREWS WITH VIEWS



Technically two groups.... I know ..I know ..but they are both vibrant and engaging Facebook groups tailored for enthusiasts of the craft beer scene in Newfoundland and Labrador. Both these digital hubs serve as a dynamic communities where locals and visitors alike come together to celebrate, discuss, and explore the diverse world of craft beer. Its trending EVERYWHERE for sure!

Within the virtual confines of On The Rocks NL and Craft beer NL, members share a common passion for craft beer, creating an atmosphere that is both informative and fun. The group provides a platform for individuals to connect over their shared love for unique brews, local breweries, and the craft beer culture that is rapidly evolving in the region.


Craft Beer Discussions: Members actively engage in discussions about various craft beers, sharing tasting notes, recommendations, and their latest finds. From hoppy IPAs to rich stouts, the group fosters an environment where participants can exchange insights and opinions on the latest releases and hidden gems in the craft beer world.


Local Brewery Spotlights: The group shines a spotlight on local breweries in Newfoundland and Labrador, encouraging members to explore and support regional craft beer producers. This includes discussions about brewery events, new releases, and behind-the-scenes glimpses into the brewing process.


Event Announcements: They both serve as a hub for members to stay informed about upcoming craft beer events, tastings, and festivals in the area. This ensures that enthusiasts don't miss out on opportunities to discover new flavours and connect with fellow beer lovers.





A PICTURE SAYS A THOUSAND WORDS




Newfoundland and Labrador in Pictures is a captivating Facebook group dedicated to showcasing the stunning beauty and diverse landscapes of the province through the lens of photographers, both amateur and professional. This online community serves as a visual love letter to Newfoundland and Labrador, allowing members to share, appreciate, and be inspired by the extraordinary moments captured in photographs.


Members of the group contribute a breathtaking array of photographs that highlight the natural wonders, cultural richness, and everyday life in Newfoundland and Labrador. From rugged coastlines and majestic fjords to quaint villages and vibrant cityscapes, the group's imagery provides a vivid tapestry of the province's visual allure.


The group embraces the changing seasons, offering a dynamic display of Newfoundland and Labrador's landscapes throughout the year. Whether it's the serene beauty of winter snowscapes, the vibrant colors of autumn, or the lively scenes of summer festivals, the group captures the essence of each season.


With a supportive and appreciative community, the group encourages interaction among members. Likes, comments, and shares abound as individuals come together to express their admiration for the showcased photographs, fostering a sense of camaraderie among those who appreciate the beauty of the province.




NOW WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR..... BOOK THAT TRIP TO NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

All of these groups have great community vibes! With a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere! You will get a wonderful sense of our province through all of these groups right from landscapes to music and culture! Thanks so much for following us!

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