Prince Edward Island is one of four Atlantic provinces located on Canada's east coast. The Island is crescent-shaped and resembles a cradle, thus the Mi'kmaq name of Abegweit, which means "the land cradled on the waves." Our rich culture and heritage offer much to be seen and explored and our warm hospitality sets us apart.
The green pastoral landscape and water views make our Island way of life unique. They also allow us to produce some of the tastiest food experiences found globally. And our miles of sandy beaches are some of the best in the world.
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Roam our colourful countryside, stroll along the many miles of beaches, golf at a top-rated course, participate in a kitchen ceilidh, browse through our many craft shops, enjoy our Authentic PEI Experiences, or simply laze in a hammock.
Prince Edward Island has countless bays and inlets for you to discover. Add soft, sandy beaches and magnificent cliffs and you have the recipe for perfect touring.
The Island has welcomed visitors of all ages for many years, creating authentic Island experiences for everyone to enjoy. Explore what we have to offer and plan your personal memorable Island vacation.
Regardless of where or how you arrive, the size and crescent shape of the Island make it easy to begin your tour at one entry point and end at the other.
What is the population of PEI? Why is the soil red? What is the provincial bird, tree, flower or coat of arms? Find these and more on our Island Facts page!
If you love Anne, you too will feel right at home on her Island. A children's classic with worldwide appeal!
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