Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island Travel Guide

Those looking for a quaint vacation destination, full of authentic local charm and leisurely living, should visit Prince Edward Island. Canada’s smallest province -- as well as its only island province -- is well known for its rust tinted dunes and beaches, which get their coloring from the high iron content in the sand. Anne of Green Gables fans, in particular, shouldn’t pass up a chance to travel to Prince Edward Island, as a pastoral and picturesque island is the home of the novel’s heroine, Anne Shirley. Let our Prince Edward Island travel guide direct you to the province’s most popular destinations and activities.

Things Not to Miss in Prince Edward Island

• Going to one of Prince Edward Island’s many festivals – the majority of which take place during the summer months –including the Watermark Theatre Summer Festival, the Indian River Festival, and the Island Fusion Festival
 • Exploring Murray Harbour, a local fishing community
 • Watching a live performance at the Victoria Playhouse, which stages up to 85 productions each season
 • Driving through the island’s network of scenic back roads for a taste of day-to-day life on the island.

When to Go to Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island travel is best done in summer, when moderate, pleasant temperatures allow for a host of activities not enjoyable in the winter months, such as hiking, cycling and day trips to the island’s rusty beaches.

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