North Cape Coastal Drive - Brimming with Mi’kmaq culture, Acadian music and theatre, and museums devoted to potatoes, silver foxes, and shipbuilding. You’ll find the Wind Energy Interpretive Centre, the College of Piping, and houses made of glass bottles. You can sleep in a lighthouse! Central Coastal Drive - Fun-filled Cavendish and so much more: spectacular views along Route 20, the classic fishing port at Rustico Harbour, shops and dining at Gateway Village at the foot of the Confederation Bridge and quaint Victoria-by-the-Sea. Points East Coastal Drive - Don’t miss the rare dune system at Greenwich or the bayside community of St. Peters. This is the land of breathtaking beaches, lively ceilidhs and lighthouses. Watch for eagles and seals, and if you can fit it in–scenic Montague, the winery at Little Sands and Orwell Corner Historic Village.BECAUSE OF its irregular shape and many bays and inlets, Prince Edward Island has a long coastline. It has communities with unique flavour, and secret treasures tucked away and quietly awaiting discovery. One wonderful option for exploring our jagged coastline and charming communities is to follow our three coastal drives.
Say, for example, that you plan to spend three nights staying in Summerside. Summerside is in the North Cape Coastal Drive region, so if you select that region when searching, you'll find restaurants, things to do and festivals and events that are in the general area. Simple!