Things to Do in Charlottetown
1. Cruise along the Confederation Bridge
The Confederation Bridge is the longest bridge in the world, spanning over 8 miles. The bridge will take you past incredibly diverse landscapes, from ice-covered waters to red sand beaches. Take the bridge from mainland New Brunswick for your first awe-striking glimpse of Prince Edward Island
2. Explore the Confederation Trail
At a whopping 270-miles long, The Confederation Trail will allow you to get up close and personal to Prince Edward Island’s scenery. Walk, bike or snowmobile from one tip of the island to another – the choice is yours on how to explore the landscape.
3. Visit Anne of the Green Gables Heritage Place
Dive headfirst into this beloved novel and explore the idyllic farmlands and red-sand earth that inspired the story. With interpretative trails along landmarks like Lover’s Lane, lively Ceilidh parties and traditional Sunday picnics, Green Gables Heritage Place will enchant the whole family.
4. Walk with the Confederation Players
Allow the history of Charlottetown to come alive! Watch historical re-enactments in a variety of locations as the fathers and ladies of the Confederation – suitably dressed in 19th Century attire - will lead you through the streets telling the stories of the past.
5. Explore the Red Sand Beaches
Prince Edward Island is renowned around the world for its beaches, and Charlottetown is no exception. Visit Argyle Shore Provincial Park for panoramic views of stretches of red sand and tide pools. With playground and picnic facilities, this is the perfect location for a family day out.