Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island


Summer is in the air in Charlottetown! Patios are popping up everywhere, people are swarming to the park and you can feel that contagious summertime energy throughout the whole city. This small, but charismatic city packs a big punch when it comes to things to do during the summer, offering a wide range of activities that will easily keep you busy. Both day and night, Charlottetown  won’t disappoint – think live music, rooftop drinks, theatre, farmers’ markets, charming architecture, cultural events and mouth-watering food.

By the Sea Kayaking, Victoria, 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 the water – here are a few of our favourite ways to get wet!

Rainy day in 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 favourite ways to beat the rain.

Photo by Paul Arsenault

West Point Lighthouse, PEI

What the Locals Say You Can’t Miss

Prince Edward Island has so many local treasures. Who better to share them than locals themselves? We asked those who know the Island inside and out for their favourite dishes, lookouts, and adventures – and they let us in on their top picks. After all, the best way to see Prince Edward Island is to do as the locals do!

Photo by Stclair Macaulay

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 vacation ever.

Photo by Heather Ogg

Red Shores Race Track, Summerside, PEI

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 Canada.

Experience PEI - Bar Clamming Adventure

Unique PEI Experiences

Prince Edward Island has an abundance of dazzling nature, rich history, and delicious homegrown cuisine. With so much to explore there are many ways to Experience PEI hands-on with the locals that know it best! Whether it’s by harvesting your own dinner or constructing the sandcastle of your dreams, here are some of our favourite ways to experience the Island from the inside out.

This is a photo of Greenwich National Park

Eastern PEI Bucket List

As one of the most cultural and scenic areas in Atlantic Canada, there is plenty to explore in Eastern PEI. Although the drive itself is magnificent, without a compact to-do list you’ll miss a lot of the local treasures that line the Eastern coast. On this bucket-list you’ll discover the ‘Down East’ essentials, from gourmet dining and local entertainment to the best beaches and most gorgeous vistas on the Island. Exploring Eastern PEI is sure to leave you feeling like a local, or like you never want to leave!

Photo by Stephen DesRoches

6 Things to Do on PEI this Fall

We are mid-way through the fall season and that means we’re surrounded by stunning coloured leaves, pumpkin-spice everything, and the most spooky haunted houses. We’ve rounded up some of the essential fall things to do so you can truly make the most of the season. Get ready to fall head over heels in love with autumn in Prince Edward Island. How many will you tick off the list?

Photo by Alex Bruce

5 Places to Discover This Winter

Do you find winter to be a challenge? The cold, the wind, the shoveling! All of this can make winter an acquired taste but if you get outside and make the most of it, winter can be truly magical. Getting outside as much as possible was a promise I made to myself during the winter of 2016, and boy did it not disappoint. Here’s my guide to places to visit this winter to get a small taste of what PEI has to offer during the colder months of the year!

Photo by Lans Photography