‘OME isn’t just a place to stay, but also a captivating region nestled in the embrace of Newfoundland's rural charm. Within OME, lies the picturesque community trio of Burlington, Middle Arm, and Smith's Harbour, where the tapestry of history and nature weaves a captivating tale. Steeped in the legacy of the lumber and logging industry, as well as the proud heritage of fishing, this area exudes a timeless allure.
Once an economic hub, ‘OME thrived with vibrant activity in the mid-20th century. The echoes of bustling sawmills and the briny scent of fresh catch still linger, whispering tales of industrious days gone by. Yet, as time waltzed forward, the communities experienced a gradual decline in population. In response, these resilient towns now endeavor to revitalize themselves through the lens of tourism.
The people of ‘OME are the heart and soul of this remarkable area. Warm and welcoming, their genuine hospitality embraces all who venture to their shores. Visitors are embraced like long-lost friends, and a sense of belonging pervades the air. From cozy accommodations to lively community events, every aspect of ‘OME beckons you to find solace and contentment in its embrace.
Explore the picturesque landscapes that unfold around you: rugged coastlines, pristine forests, and crystal-clear waters invite you to lose yourself in their splendor. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of local lore and immerse your senses in the tranquility of nature's embrace. ‘OME, with its remarkable history and resilient spirit, stands ready to captivate the hearts of all who seek a sanctuary where past, present, and future intertwine in harmonious melody.