From much-loved, tourist hotspots to hidden gems slightly off the beaten path, Newfoundland is crisscrossed with sights and attractions. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Dildo, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Portugal Cove - St. Philips 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not visit the nearest regional area. St. John's is around 25 miles (40 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions like Suncor Energy Fluvarium, Commissariat House and St. Bonaventure College. And don't rush back to Carbonear until you've stopped by St. John's' St. John's Government House, Anglican Church of Canada and Port of St. John's.
Newfoundland is blessed with some significant cathedrals, guaranteed to move visitors of all faiths and denominations. For a glimpse of local culture, head straight to Newfoundland 's art museums, history museums and nature museums.
If you're seeking a break from seeing the sights, why not try the local watersports? Fishing and rafting are available in the area. Try out some of this area's most popular cold weather activities. Both locals and travellers enjoy skiing here. Snowboarding is also popular.
If you plan on traveling by plane, take into account that the most convenient major airport is St. John's International Airport, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east of Carbonear.