Central PEI attractions

Top Choice National Park in Prince Edward Island National Park

Prince Edward Island National Park

Running along the island's north coast for 42 sandy kilometers, this national park encompasses some of the island's finest beaches, alongside a diverse range of habitats including undulating dunes, sandstone bluffs …
Historic Site in Cavendish

Lucy Maud Montgomery's Cavendish Homestead

This restored homestead arguably offers a more authentic picture of author Lucy Maud Montgomery's life and times than the more heavily marketed Green Gables Heritage Place. Lucy Maud lived here from 1876 to 1911 wit…
Museum in New London

Anne of Green Gables Museum

This homestead is an important part of the Anne of Green Gables mythos. Set in 110 hectares of fields and woodland, the house was built by author Lucy Maud Montgomery's uncle and aunt; she called the house the 'wond…
Historic Site in Cavendish

Green Gables Heritage Place

Owned by author LM Montgomery's grandfather's cousins, the now-famous House of Green Gables and its Victorian surrounds inspired the setting for Anne of Green Gables and other stories. Now a National Historic Site, …
Museum in Rustico & North Rustico

Farmer's Bank of Rustico & Doucet House

The solid red-stone Farmer's Bank of Rustico operated here between 1864 and 1894, and served an important role in providing funds for local Acadian communities. It's now a museum describing the settlement and the im…
Beach in Brackley Beach

Stanhope Beach

The huge, dune-bordered beach at Stanhope sees far fewer tourists than Cavendish or Brackley, so it's a good bet if you prefer a quiet patch of sand. From the main parking lot, it's about a 3km walk west to Stanhope…
Beach in Brackley Beach

Brackley Beach

Stretching along the northern edge of Rustico Bay, Brackley is a popular excursion for families and day-trippers from Charlottetown and beyond. There's usually plenty of space even on the busiest of days. The beach …
Museum in New London

Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace

Author Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in this humble little white-and-green clapboard house on November 30, 1874. Fans of Anne of Green Gables will thrill at the prospect of visiting the writer's childhood bedroom an…
Farm in New Glasgow

Glasgow Glen Farm

Blessed are the cheesemakers, or so they say. This one produces numerous variants of Gouda, which makes the perfect addition to any picnic hamper. Otherwise, the cheesy goodness is liberally applied to the island's …
Beach in Brackley Beach

Dalvay Beach

Quiet dunes, impressive rocks and lots of sand make Dalvay an attractive alternative to the busier beaches to the west, and there are a few short hiking trails through the woods.