Must see attractions in Prince Edward Island

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    East Point Lighthouse

    Built in 1867 (the same year as Confederation), the East Point Lighthouse still guards PEI's northeastern shore. As you climb the 67 steps to the top, you…

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    Point Prim Lighthouse

    Purchased from the provincial government for the princely sum of $1, this gorgeous historic lighthouse is maintained by the not-for-profit Point Prim…

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    Victoria Park

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

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    Sir Andrew MacPhail Homestead

    This wonderful 1850s gable house is the birthplace of Sir Andrew MacPhail, celebrated local author, physician and soldier. The homestead is now a museum…

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    Basin Head Provincial Park

    If you're still searching for PEI's finest beaches, according to many islanders you'll find them here at Basin Head – including the squeaky tones of the…

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    Beaconsfield Historic House

    Charlottetown has its fair share of impressive period buildings, but this handsome mansion is the finest. Designed and built by the prominent PEI…

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    Confederation Bridge

    A marvel of Canadian engineering, the Confederation Bridge spans 12.9km linking Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Opened in 1997, it's the longest…

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    Elmira Railway Museum

    Once upon a time, the station at Elmira represented the end of the line for PEI's railway; it now marks the eastern end of the Confederation Trail. This…

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    Myriad View Distillery

    In homage to PEI's bootlegging past, this distillery produces Canada's only legal moonshine, which comes in two strengths: the original 50% proof Strait…

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    COWS Creamery

    Apart from the potato, the ice cream produced here is arguably PEI's best-known export (there's even a COWS in Beijing these days). So it would be a crime…

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    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 since 1958 has been home to this…

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    Panmure Head Lighthouse

    Completely restored by community volunteers in 2015, this 1853 lighthouse was constructed to guide shipping vessels into Georgetown Harbour. It has an…

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    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…

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    Orwell Corner Historic Village

    This intriguing site 28km east of Charlottetown brings the past back to life, with an array of period buildings including a blacksmith's, schoolhouse,…

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    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…

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    Prince Edward Distillery

    Appropriately for a PEI distillery, this place specializes in potato vodka, as well as a newer brew made from wild blueberries. You can tour the…