In Trinity

Both inns we've listed are in the heart of Trinity's historic area. Reservations are essential during the peak summer season, especially when the pageant is scheduled. If you come without one, you may be risking a nighttime drive all the way back to the Trans-Canada Highway and Clarenville (about 72km, or 45 very slow miles, away) to find a room.

Lockston Path Provincial Park (tel. 709/464-3553) is a short drive from Trinity in Port Rexton, and it's one of the better-outfitted of the province's parks for camping. From mid-May to mid-September, there are 56 campsites (about half have full water and electrical hookups), and the park has a modern comfort station with free hot showers, too. You can also swim at a big sandy beach (though there's no lifeguard). The campsites cost C$15 to C$23 each.

Finally, if you're still stuck for a room, Eriksen Premises (a restaurant on West Street) also operates a bed-and-breakfast, renting out seven well-appointed suites in an 18th-century home from May through October for around C$100 per night. Most are simple and sturdy, though one has a Jacuzzi. Call tel. 877/464-3698 or 709/464-3698 for details.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.