Top Choice Lighthouse in Charlottetown

Point Prim Lighthouse

Purchased from the Provincial Government for $1, this gorgeous historic lighthouse is maintained by the not-for-profit Point Prim Lighthouse Society, the oldest on Prince Edward Island. Inside is a wonderful museum …
Top Choice Park in Charlottetown

Victoria Park

Dedicated in 1873, Charlottetown's most popular and beautiful waterfront green space has 16 hectares of loveliness for you to enjoy on a fine day.
Historic Site in Charlottetown

Sir Andrew MacPhail Homestead

Check the website for the off-season hours of this wonderful 1850s gable house, birthplace of Sir Andrew MacPhail, celebrated local author, physician and soldier. The homestead is now a museum celebrating his life, …
Factory in Charlottetown

COWS Creamery

Who doesn't love a self-guided, buttery, fromagerie and ice-creamery tour that spits you out in the mecca retail store that is this PEI institution's award-winning dairy heaven, hmm? OK, the lactose intolerant among…
Notable Building in Charlottetown

St Dunstan's Basilica

Rising from the ashes of a 1913 fire, the three towering stone spires of this Catholic, neo-Gothic basilica are now a Charlottetown landmark. The marble floors, Italianate carvings and decoratively embossed ribbed c…
Notable Building in Charlottetown

Government House

This striking colonial mansion, with its grand hall, Palladian window and Doric columns, has been home to PEI's lieutenant governors since 1835. As it is a private residence, the house is not open to the public outs…
Historic Site in Charlottetown

Orwell Corner Historic Village

Situated 28km east of Charlottetown, via Rte 1, Orwell Corner Historic Village is a living re-creation of a 19th-century farming community, complete with bonneted school teacher and blacksmith. Check the website for…
Notable Building in Charlottetown

Beaconsfield Historic House

With its crowning belvedere, intricate gingerbread trim and elegant 19th-century furnishings, Beaconsfield House is the finest Victorian mansion in Charlottetown. Have a wander or sit on the verandah and be stunned …