Conception Bay South is a small coastal region reliant on St. John’s.
CBS is actually comprised of nine communities, with its own municipal services such as automated garbage pickup and snow clearing. The Town has a thriving business community and a growing population.
Conception Bay South weather is the same or worse than the rest of Newfoundland.
The Town’s weather is some of the best in the province, with early settlers attracted to the region by good growing land, abundant supplies of firewood and the more temperate climate as compared to other parts of the Avalon Peninsula.
There are no tourism attractions within Conception Bay South.
CBS is a town with nine unique communities that all boast attractions for tourists and residents alike. You can find the T’Railway, a non-motorized trail that traces the old Newfoundland Railway railbed. It’s also home to Topsail Beach that features an extensive picnic area, playground, gazebo and an amphitheatre. Many visitors partake in campfires and swimming. Visitors can also enjoy the Manuels River, an internationally recognized site known for 500-million-year-old trilobite fossils found along the riverbanks and visit the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre.
For most shopping and services, residents must travel to St. John’s.
The Town has a growing a business community, with businesses in every category. CBS is home to everything from art galleries and recording studios to accounting firms and marketing agencies.