We Scream for Ice Cream

A sure sign of summer on Prince Edward Island is seeing a line-up of cars at every dairy bar and ice cream shop. There’s nothing like a frozen treat to help beat the heat! We’re so lucky to have so many top-notch spots all across the island. Just like how … More

Welcome Back to PEI!

After a long wait, we are so excited to welcome visitors back to our gentle Island! You deserve a vacation more than ever, and there is no better destination than the island of sprawling beaches, world-class cuisine, and relaxing accommodations. With PEI’s 5-stage re-opening plan set in place, Summer 2021 … More

A Swoon-Worthy Charlottetown Getaway

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

An Eastern PEI Adventure

Points East Coastal Drive’s winding roads are breathtaking, their shops are small and unique, and the local food, straight from the ocean or farmers’ fields, is what the Island is all about! When The Redhead Roamer paired up with Activate Our Island to explore eastern PEI, there was no doubt … More

11 PEI Dining Experiences You Can’t Miss

Here on PEI we bask in the glow of our incredible beaches, welcoming communities, and in the talent of our people. From east to west this island promises to quench your thirst for beauty and adventure. We just know all that fun will have you working up an appetite for … More

Dalvay by the Sea – An Essential PEI Experience

Dalvay By the Sea

There’s something timeless and effortlessly romantic about Dalvay by the Sea. This elegant Victorian Inn and National Historic Site stands proudly along PEI’s North Shore, where it’s a treasured destination for visitors and Islanders. Grand Beginnings and Victorian Design Alexander MacDonald was a wealthy businessman and one-time president of the … More

Welcome Back to Spectacular PEI!

This just in: the Island is opening its doors again and we couldn’t be more excited! While we all stayed home, we couldn’t help but dream of the day that PEI could welcome visitors back to our sandy shores. And our wait is finally over! Prince Edward Island’s beautiful sights, … More

PEI’s Must-Try Lobster Dishes

When we say that lobster makes the world turn here in PEI, it is no joke. We don’t just eat it – we live and breathe it. Setting day (the day the lobster traps are set) is a celebratory event and each special occasion throughout the season is marked by … More

A Little PEI Love Bar with Chef ILona

During this time of social distancing and staying safe, there’s no better time than to get creative, learn a new skill, and put those idle hands to work! If you’re ready for break from Netflix and puzzles and are craving a little something sweet, PEI’s Chef ILona Daniel is the … More

2019 PEI Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of year again, when the fa la la’s and tidings of good cheer abound and season’s greetings flow from us like eggnog. It’s also the festive season of giving, and presents come in so many forms. From kind deeds and warm wishes, to cozy gatherings … More