The smallest of Canada's provinces sees its population distributed equally between its two largest cities (Charlottetown, the capital and Summerside, one of the newest cities in Canada(1995) and the Rural landscape. The location of these two cities conveniently divides the Island into roughly 3 equal sections.
Western PEI as become synonymous with red sea cliffs. One of the best kept Island secret about western PEI is quickly becoming common knowledge amongst people from "Away". This is prime cottage country! While names like Cascumpec, Tignish & Miminegash are guaranteed to give your tongue a workout the region provides some of the best unspoiled beaches and scenery for your enjoyment. Rich in water sports, golfing opportunities, and with nature walks, and cycling tours at your beckon call your body won't lay idle either. Unless, you want it to of course. Western PEI is also the land of the Acadian & Mi'Kmaq cultures. The year 2004 will mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the French in Canada. Rest assured, the Evangeline Region will be ready to partake in the festivities with music, dance, and all forms of celebration. Lennox Island is the perfect location to discover Mi'kmaq culture. Visit the Mi'kmaq Centre or the Lennox Island Aboriginal Ecotourism Complex who offer kayak nature tours, jet boat excursions and deep-sea fishing, as well as a café featuring traditional food and a youth hostel. Mi'kmaq legends have been interpreted in fine earthenware figurines, and other native arts and crafts and are available for sale.
Summerside anchors Western PEI to Central PEI. There's always something fun to do for everyone in the family in Summerside. Whether you're strolling through charming historic neighbourhoods, catching a show at the beautiful Wyatt Center, or enjoying any number of year-round sports and recreation events. If you would like more detailed information on this fun loving city, visit their web site by clicking on central the image below.
Central PEI is the land which tourist have become familiar and have fallen in love with, returning every year to re-new the romance. This is the land of Anne of Green Gables, of Lobster Suppers, the Confederation Bridge and of course Cavendish Beach. Beautiful rolling hills give way to breath taking seascapes. In this part of the world it is not an uncommon sight to behold golden wheat fields accentuated by red earth nestled gently beside lots of green grass surrounded in pure blue waters. Is it any wonder they've fallen in love!
The Island's Queen City. Anchoring the eastern part of Prince Edward Island, she has given birth to our nation, inspired our dreams, nurtured our lives. She is the center of Island culture, knowledge and leadership. Jewels in her crown include: Founders Hall - Take a step back in time & the Confederation Centre - Catch a Performance.
This mostly rural area of Prince Edward Island is not without its charms and attraction. Here you will find sandy beaches, lighthouses open for touring, and ecotourism. The eastern tip abounds with rare habitats, undiscovered places, and trails. Of special note is Greenwich National Park located down the peninsula from St Peters. The unique Parabolic dunes systems of Greenwich National park and the numerous other ecological attributes on the Greenwich peninsula are expected to draw one hundred thousand tourists to the Park each year.