Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island which includes food and dining out as well as a small group of people
On Canada’s only island province, explore golden sands and green pastures that are immortalized in L.M. Montgomery's classic Anne of Green Gables book series.

Discover the storybook beauty of Prince Edward Island. It may be Canada’s smallest province, but don’t let that fool you. PEI, which it is often referred to as, is a natural paradise with delights to be found around every corner.

See why this rugged wilderness inspired L.M. Montgomery’s beloved Anne of Green Gables book series. Pay homage to all things Anne at Green Gables Heritage Place. Learn more about the author and visit Anne’s favorite haunts from the books, such as Haunted Woods and Balsam Hollow.

Go back to the nation’s roots in Charlottetown. The city is often called the “Birthplace of Canada” because the Canadian Confederation was planned here in 1864. Relax in the waterfront Victoria Park. Nearby, admire the stately Government House, home of the island’s lieutenant governor. Browse the picturesque red brick shops and restaurants of Victoria Row.

Stroll along the tree-lined streets of Montague. Learn about the area’s history at the Garden of the Gulf Museum. Montague also serves as the starting point of the Confederation Trail, which snakes through the island. Walk, bike or even snowmobile along the 270-mile (435-kilometer) trail. Pass through rolling hills, charming villages and sweeping shorelines.

Explore the stunning wilderness of Prince Edward Island National Park. Be alert to spot red fox, piping plover and other wildlife among its red sandstone bluffs, lush forests and sandy dunes.

Learn about life as a lighthouse keeper inside Point Prim Lighthouse, the oldest one on Prince Edward Island. Climb to the top of the round brick lighthouse and enjoy stunning vistas across the Northumberland Strait.

Visit Prince Edward Island in any season. Experience its blooming beauty in summer or its snowy splendor in winter. Access PEI along the Confederation Bridge, which spans the Northumberland Strait and links the island with mainland New Brunswick. Arrive by plane via Charlottetown’s airport.

Popular cities in Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown which includes a city and a church or cathedral
Known for Historical, Islands and Tours
Enjoy the historic waterfront, charming streets, entertaining theater, diverse dining options and rich art and cultural scene of Prince Edward Island’s capital city.

Reasons to visit

  • Historic Charlottetown Waterfront
  • Confederation Centre of the Arts
  • Victoria Row
Summerside Harbor showing a bay or harbour and snow
Known for Friendly people, Dining and Historical
This friendly bayside city features a lively harbor, charming historic downtown district, curious museums and fascinating art galleries.

Reasons to visit

  • Summerside Harbor
  • Eptek Art and Culture Centre
Green Gables showing a house and snow
Known for Friendly people, Beach view and Walking
Escape to Cavendish! Enjoy its beaches, parks and island views.

Reasons to visit

  • Green Gables Heritage Place
Souris Lighthouse which includes snow and a beach
Known for Beach view, Friendly people and Adventure
Beaches, waterfront parks, scenic walking trails and a sea glass festival await at this port town on Prince Edward Island’s east coast.

Reasons to visit

  • Souris Lighthouse
North Rustico showing signage and snow
North Rustico
Known for Friendly people, Beach view and Seafood
Enjoy deep-sea fishing tours, kayaking adventures and walks on sweeping beaches at this pretty port town on the north-central coast of Prince Edward Island.
Park Corner
Park Corner
Venture to sights like Anne of Green Gables Museum and Cape Tryon Lighthouse as you discover Park Corner.