From 1862 to 1864, Donald McIsaac constructed a beautiful three story brick building on the corner of Queen and Sydney Street in downtown Charlottetown. It became the procession of Thomas and Charlotte Alchorn Sim in 1906 and since then the building has been a significant part of Prince Edward Island’s heritage.
Local restaurateur, Kevin Murphy, purchased the heritage building in 2005 and... More
Make the trip to and from the Island in the safest way possible! For more than 80 years, the ferries have been making the trip between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia a memorable journey for all its passengers. With each Northumberland Strait crossing, those on board the ferry to and from PEI have gathered years of fond memories as they begin and end their vacations.
The 75-minute car ferry trip between Wood Islands, PEI and Caribou, Nova Scotia gives passengers the freedom to relax and the assurance knowing that the journey each way... More
To truly get a sense of the Island, you must experience the North Cape Coastal Drive. “Up West”, as it’s lovingly referred to by Islanders, is known for friendly people, coastal and pastoral beauty and delicious seafood. It’s not called “Canada’s Oyster Coast” for nothing! Rich in flavour, warmth and … More
With a coastline of 1,100 kilometres, Prince Edward Island’s ocean-front beauty is ravishing from tip to tip. Covered in sand dunes, stunning red cliffs, wild rock formations, sea glass, and a water-front playground, the Island is a uniquely wonderful place. But staggered across the coastline you will find, quite literally, … More
We could all use a little vacation right about now, and luckily we don’t have to go far to find the perfect getaway destination! There’s no better place to explore than our very own PEI! Activate Our Island is your vacation-station for inspiration, itineraries, packages, and adventures across PEI. Whether … More
As the snow falls, the cold air blows, and we all stay bundled up in our homes to stay warm, there’s no denying the fact that we’re all daydreaming of a PEI summer right about now. Whether you’re on the island, slowly watching the ocean freeze over and blanket of … More