Eastport is a long-popular Newfoundland vacation destination on the Eastport Peninsula. Take a look below for 4 interesting and awesome facts about Eastport, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
1. Eastport is located on the north-eastern border of Terra Nova National Park and is known for its sandy beaches, scenery and traditional Newfoundland outport heritage.
2. Originally known as Salvage Bay, Salvage New, and Brighton, it eventually became known as Eastport due to it being on the east side of Salvage Bay.
3. In the early 1960s, under the resettlement program, several families from Flat Island and Coward’s Island moved to Eastport.
4. Up until 2018, during the last weekend of July/first weekend of August the annual SeaFest was held on the beach.