Terra Nova National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador —
The most easterly of Canada’s national parks, Terra Nova remains one of the least visited. However, at only three hours from St. John’s, it’s easily accessible. Take a guided walk to learn about 5,000 years of indigenous history as well as the lynx, ospreys and caribou that inhabit the area.
Visitors per year: 33,978
Head here if: You’re a beachcomber. With more than 200 kilometres of coastline, you’re never more than five kilometres from the ocean. Sleep seaside after paddling amid icebergs or get hands on with sea life at the Salton’s Brook Visitor Centre’s touch tank.