Top things to do in Western PEI

Top Choice Cultural Centre in Tyne Valley

Lennox Island Cultural Centre

Mi'kmaq culture remains strong on the little 1320-acre wooded islet known as Lennox Island, and this cultural center provides a decent primer on understanding the history, beliefs and traditions of this ancient Firs…
Top Choice Architecture in Summerside

Maisons de Bouteilles

This amazing place brings a new meaning to recycling. The three buildings here are constructed entirely from reclaimed bottles, collected from the local community by fisherman, carpenter and lighthouse-keeper Edouar…
Top Choice Bistro in Summerside

OpenEats

Summerside's top table by far, this contemporary diner serves zingy, imaginative dishes in an attractive, split-level space with lashings of distressed wood, a bar made of reclaimed pallets and an open kitchen. Tuck…
Top Choice Lighthouse in Summerside

West Point Lighthouse

Built in 1875, this striking lighthouse is immediately recognizable thanks to its black-and-white paint job. At 69ft high, it's the tallest lighthouse in PEI, and is now home to a small museum exploring the structur…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Summerside

Evermore Brewing Company

This on-trend brewery serves up a choice of ales, sours, seasonal brews and punchy stouts (you can see the stainless steel vats from the bar). Located in Summerside's former railway station since 2018, the building'…
Top Choice Cafe in Tyne Valley

Tyne Valley Teas Cafe

This cute-as-a-button village cafe is the top place for lunch in Tyne Valley. There's a great selection of brunch and lunch dishes, from teahouse crepes to eggs benny and Montréal bagels, but it's the cakes and pudd…
Museum in Tyne Valley

Canadian Potato Museum

It had to happen: a museum dedicated to the humble spud, and where better than in potato-capital-of-Canada PEI? Admittedly it's a niche affair, with displays exploring the history of potato farming alongside antique…
Museum in Tignish & North Cape

North Cape Interpretive Centre

The expanded interpretive center provides displays dedicated to wind energy, local history and wildlife, as well as a small aquarium. The Black Marsh Nature Trail (2.7km) leaves the interpretive center and takes you…
Live Music in Summerside

College of Piping & Celtic Performing Arts

Schooling students in the traditional instruments of Celtic music since the 1980s – from bagpipes to fiddles – this highly regarded music college also stages an impressive Celtic concert called 'Highland Storm' (adu…
Ice Cream in Summerside

Holman's Ice Cream Parlour

This ice-cream emporium is where everyone in Summerside comes for their fix: 100% homemade, served in a cake cone or waffle cone, and with delicious flavors like peanut butter fudge swirl, sticky bun and maple walnu…