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Top recommendations from locals

Performing Arts Venue
“This is where the musical "Anne of Green Gables" has played every summer since 1965. Art displays and crafts throughout the centre - worth the trip just to walk around and look or take in a meal at Mavor's and then a show !”
  • 78 locals recommend
“Largest beach around with public volleyball nets and bar areas. Close to the Pointe-Du-Chene Wharf where you can grab local seafood or burgers and a beer at the popular Captain Dan's Seafood Patio Bar. 30 min drive.”
  • 31 locals recommend
“This is a famous place that kids go jumping off the bridge. Ideal for maybe 10-16 years old or so. Note: this season it is not open for jumping, still a great spot but about 1.5 hours to drive. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Locally roasted coffee with vegan and hipster vibes. Exhibits local artists and is located on Victoria Row - a pedestrian street in the summer that everyone should frequent. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
“The Gahan House, PEI’s favourite brewery and restaurant is located on Sydney Street in Charlottetown.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“One of the Best Restaurants on the Island! They do not take reservations, you arrive, get your name on the list and they call you when your table is ready. You can walk to beach and enjoy the surrounding areas while you wait.”
  • 35 locals recommend
“Victoria Park is a waterfront park in the city of Charlottetown. 5 minute walk from Red Brick House”
  • 36 locals recommend
“The Hopyard is a local favorite. The menu changes every couple of weeks and they also have a large selection of Island Brewed Beers. This place has a great atmosphere and is a must try. Check out their website to see their latest menu!!”
  • 32 locals recommend
““Upstreet carries four flagship beers, several seasonals and craft sodas. Their tap room has a casual atmosphere with some old school arcade games and board games. Their small menu is thoughtful and uses PEI products. Upstreet is a pillar of the local community that uses its business as a force of good! 10% of the proceeds of their Do Gooder Ale goes to the Do Good fund for local arts and culture initiatives.””
  • 26 locals recommend
“If you're visiting Charlottetown on a Wednesday or Saturday, make sure you drop by the Farmers Market. You can find everything here - fresh fruit and veggies, artisanal cheeses, seafood, meat, breads, desserts & pastries, coffee, food vendors, handmade pottery, leather goods, soaps and much, much more!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Excellent fish and chips reservations are a good idea. And get lobster packed and ready for the airport too.”
  • 21 locals recommend
“Confederation Bridge joins the eastern Canadian provinces of Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, making travel throughout the Maritimes easy and convenient. The curved, 12.9 kilometre (8 mile) long bridge is the longest in the world crossing ice-covered water, and continues to endure as one of Canada’s top engineering achievements of the 20th century. Pont de la Confédération relie deux provinces de l’est du Canada, lPE et le NB, afin de faciliter les déplacements dans les Maritimes. Le pont arqué de 12,9 kilomètres (8 miles) est le plus long pont du monde qui surplombe des eaux prises par les glaces. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
“For seafood lovers, a trip to New Glasgow Lobster Suppers is a must! They are famous for their fresh lobster, dinner rolls and lemon meringue pie. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“The Preserve Company has something for everyone. The dining room is open for lunch and supper or a tea/coffee and delicious homemade dessert. There is a gift shop where you can purchase tea cups among other PEIi trinkets. The Gardens of Hope are a must-visit even if the restaurant and gift shop arent' for you. There are endless paths and gardens that are a pleasure anytime of the day. Also within walking distance of the Inn”
  • 20 locals recommend
“Point Prim Chowderhouse boasts stunning views and an amazing menu. Enjoy a bowl of world-class seafood chowder on their outdoor deck, while you hear the water lapping at the shoreline below. Make sure you call ahead, because the restaurant is one of the most in-demand on Prince Edward Island!”
  • 28 locals recommend
“Prince Edward Island’s first authentic Steakhouse, and Atlantic Canada’s Premier Steakhouse Experience”
  • 22 locals recommend