West Point Lighthouse

Top choice in Prince Edward Island

Built in 1875, this striking lighthouse is immediately recognizable thanks to its black-and-white paint job. At 21m high, it's the tallest lighthouse in PEI, and is now home to a small museum exploring the structure's history (it was manned until 1963), as well as a craft shop and inn.

Near the lighthouse, the Cedar Dunes Provincial Park offers some lovely stretches of sand, although it can be a little windy out this way.

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