Eastern PEI attractions

Museum in Souris

Elmira Railway Museum

The railway museum in Elmira includes a quirky miniature train ride (adult/student/family $6/4/15) that winds through the surrounding forest. The station marks the eastern end of the Confederation Trail.
State Park in Souris

Basin Head Provincial Park

Featuring the squeaky tones of the famed Singing Sands Beach (aka Basin Head Beach), this popular park is regarded by many as having the island's best beaches.
Lighthouse in Souris

East Point Lighthouse

Built the same year Canada was unified, the East Point Lighthouse still stands guard over the northeastern shore of PEI. After being blamed for the 1882 wreck of the British Phoenix, the lighthouse was moved closer …
Nature Reserve in Saint Peter's Bay to Mt Stewart

Greenwich Interpretation Centre

Avant-garde meets barn at the Greenwich Interpretation Centre, where an innovative audiovisual presentation details the ecology of the dune system and the archaeological history of the site. The highlight, though, i…
Winery in Wood Islands

Rossignol Estate Winery

For wine tasting on a grand scale, cruise over to Little Sands, 9km from the Wood Islands Ferry, where Rossignol Estate Winery has free tastings and specializes in fruit wines. The divine Blackberry Mead has won a s…
Museum in Montague & Georgetown

Garden of the Gulf Museum

On the southern side of the river, the statuesque former post office and customs house (1888) overlooks the marina, and houses the Garden of the Gulf Museum. Inside are several artifacts illustrating local history.
Winery in Wood Islands

Newman Estate Winery

Head toward the coast from Murray River along Rte 348 (Gladstone Rd) to find Newman Estate Winery. This lovely place specializes in blueberry wines, but has recently begun making white wine from grapes.
Distillery in Souris

Prince Edward Distillery

Specializing in potato vodka as well as a new line of bourbon, rum, whiskey, pastis, and a very interesting and aromatic gin.
Distillery in Souris

Myriad View Distillery

This distillery produces Canada's only legal moonshine, which is a staggering 75% alcohol by volume.
Lighthouse in Montague & Georgetown

Panmure Head Lighthouse

Needing a little TLC, this is the island's first octagonal and oldest wooden lighthouse.