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5 Reasons to Visit Red Shores

Harness racing has been a beloved Island tradition since the 1880’s, and it’s just as popular today as it was then! From horse lovers to racing fanatics, there are so many reasons to love a day out at the track. Here are our top reasons to visit the Kentucky of … More

Rustico, Prince Edward Island - Photo by Heather Ogg ©Tourism PEI

13 Things to Do with Your Kids

Prince Edward Island is home to breathtaking natural vistas, mouthwatering homegrown cuisine, and a bounty of fun family adventures. Whether you’re splashing at the beach, slurping on an ice cream cone, or racing down a roller coaster, these 13 things to do with your kids will guarantee the best family … More

Haunted Mansion at Night, Kensington, PEI

11 Rainy Day Activities

Rainy days have a reputation of being dull and dreary, but on Prince Edward Island they can be as fun as the sunny ones! Whether exploring locally made treasures or posing with your loved ones at Grandpa’s Antique Photo Studio, there is an indoor activity for everyone. Here are 11 of our … More

Peake's Quay Restaurant & Bar

Charlottetown’s Top Patios

Because It’s Important to Soak in Every Minute of Summer Patio Time  Embrace the easy breezy days of summer with our guide to the best patios in Charlottetown. Soon it will be time to get out there, grab a drink, and dine al fresco in these downright amazing Island patios.  Fishies on the Roof … More

Greenwich, PEI National Park - Photo by Heather Ogg ©Tourism PEII

An Ode to PEI’s Natural Beauty

Prince Edward Island has so many positive attributes, and its natural beauty tops them all. This summer Canada turns 150, and what better way to celebrate than by exploring the untouched beauty of its National Park? In honour of Canada 150, here is our tribute to the stunning vistas of PEI’s … More

Photo by Stclair Macaulay ©Tourism PEI

Handmade From PEI

For a small province, PEI has an abundance of incredible art. Local artisans work hard to create world-class jewelry, home decor, paintings and even soap! With so many unique offerings to appreciate, here are a few of our favourite local handmade treasures.   Gallery With a View  Calling all art … More

Dining Cruise in Montague Prince Edward Island

Ways to Get On the Water

On Prince Edward Island you’re never more than 20 minutes from the ocean. And thankfully, the fun doesn’t end at the beach. There are so many ways to go beyond the Island’s red sands and onto the glimmering waves. Since a PEI vacation isn’t complete without some time spent on … More

Dalvay By the Sea, PEI

Picture Perfect PEI

Feast your eyes on windswept beaches, towering sandstone capes, communities dotted in rolling landscapes, dramatic lighthouses and architecture from a bygone era. These are just a few of the sensational sights you’ll experience when you take a photography tour with Vacations of a Lifetime. Country View Sightseeing Tours Start this … More