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Recently Asked Questions

Christine Wilson

Hamilton, Ontario

Asked: Where in Charlottetown can I buy tickets or passes for all public transport?

Cheryl Rowbotham

Edmonton, Alberta

Asked: Are there still lobster dinners at local churches or halls?

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Vickie Hall

Courtice, Ontario

Asked: How many days do we need to see the main things on the Island?

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ng mandy

Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Asked: I would like to take my doggie for a walk in Summerside. Are there any beaches in Summerside I can go in April? Thank you.

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Deb Buchanan

Alexandria, Ontario

Asked: We have booked a cottage near Tignish and would like to do some biking. Can you recommend trails/ routes?

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Beverly Lackie

Saskatoon , Saskatchewan

Asked: Hi. If biking trails/roads and staying in B&B or similar accommodation what’s the best time to visit to avoid crowds? Thanks

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Joan Cleary

Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador

Asked: I want to do a week of hiking in early September. I want a long distance walk but no more than 25 km a day.

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John Edwards

Hamilton, Ontario

Asked: We are staying in Victoria and would like to take in some music at a local pub/music venue. Also looking for eateries that feature local cuisine. BTW, one of our party members does not like sea food. Any thoughts?

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Kathy Schacter

Newmarket, ON

Asked: Interested in an excursion - deep sea fishing in Cavendish. Any suggestions who we should contact. Also where can we rent bicycles?

Lynn Langdon

Ancaster, ON

Asked: Hi, I am considering a 6 day trip to PEI the last week of October. I was wondering what the weather is like at that time of year? Would we have missed the fall colours? We want to tour the Island. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Rosemary Young

Parry Sound, ON

Asked: What's are winters like there with regards to amount and temperature?

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Dan Lahaie

Asked: I have read about the meeting of the tides. Can you explain this?

Brenda Tsanoff

Asked: Do Provincial Parks give disabled camping discounts to people from another province if they have the disabled sign in car window?

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Joseph Cheung

Richmond Hill, ON

Asked: What are the top attractions in PEI other than Anne of Green Gables?

Habs Abraham

Mississauga, ON

Asked: Hello I am planning to visit PEI. What are the best places to tour from a local prospective? I am a seafood lover too!

Nicky Howatt
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Elana Cain

Toronto, ON

Asked: What is the best way to see the island if I am travelling to Charlottetown without a car?

Jennifer Ballem
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Erin Johnston

Saskatoon, Sask.

Asked: What are some indoor family activities for a rainy day?

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Donna Keay

Inglis, MB

Asked: What is the best scenic route to take to tour PEI

Gregory Smith

Newcastle, ON

Asked: Are there any good places to do whale watching in PEI? I have seen one tour but they say that you may not even see one. Is there a slim chance I'll see a whale when I come to PEI?

Jacqueline Shocklee

Livermore , KY

Asked: I want to see the Anne of Green Gables. What is the best way to see this. Also other tourist places while there?

Glenda Wielgosz

Kelowna, BC

Asked: What are activities to see and do in PEI that would also accomodate my 23 year old grandson who is in a wheelchair?

Jane Boger

Geneseo, NY

Asked: Are there RV campgrounds on the Confederation Trail?

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Sharon Rushton

Smiths Creek, New Brunswick

Asked: Does moon cycle have something to do with best time to go clamming?

Mitch Duesling

Toronto, Ontario

Asked: What's the art scene like in PEI? And the music scene? Is there a unique art hub or place where artists gather to share work? Also are there any unique festivals, music or art?

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Nora Lindner

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Asked: Hi, Wondering where is a good spot along the south shore with public access to go with a small group to dig for clams? We will have two little ones with us.

Nail Ouali

Montreal, Quebec

Asked: Hi, I will visit your beautiful province in few days and I would like to know what is the best activity to do in Charlottetown area. I like beaches, museums and parks.

Brenda Koehn

Walker, MO

Asked: Is there a live reenactment of Anne of Green Gables besides The Musical?

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Wanda Huitema

Hamilton, ON

Asked: Where are the biggest waves on the Island?

Kyla Sheridan

Toronto, ON

Asked: Hi! Are there any whale watching tour companies out of the north end of the Island?

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Chantale Breton

Coquitlam, BC

Asked: How many lighthouses are there on the island and can we visit any? Which ones would you recommend?

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Esther Van Halteren

Lindsay, ON

Asked: Where is a peaceful, scenic area to possibly take photos, read a book or just relax?

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Connor Pelletier

St. Francis, ME

Asked: Where is the best place to take sunset pictures in PEI?

Christine Johnson

Stanhope, PE

Asked: I would like to take my grandson to a farm to see some cows, etc. Any recommendations? Do any farms give tours?

Elke Richard

Prevost, QC

Asked: We’ll be vacationing around PEI in September and would like to know if there are any dog friendly beaches or attractions.

Valerie Frederickson

Menlo Park, CA

Asked: I’d like to come with my 9.5 year old boy/girl twins next summer and spend a week there. What activities do you recommend for this age? My kids like biking, swimming, play grounds, ropes courses, playing in sand, super easy boating. Thank you!!

Mari Nashimoto

Asked: Which beach can I see the sunset?

Darla Foote

Cambridge, ON

Asked: I'm coming to visit PEI in a month from now What the coolest places to see, visit, do and eat there? Thanks! Darla

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Douglas Gillie

Halifax, NS

Asked: Please let me know where the best beaches are to find sea glass in PEI.

Tanya Davis

New Maryland , NB

Asked: I'm looking for dog friendly beaches close to Charlottetown.

Roger Duke

Sunset Hills, MO

Asked: What is the population and size of PEI?

Samantha Graham

Cambridge, ON

Asked: Can we visit Anne of Green Gables with our dog?

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Judy Young

New Braunfels, TX

Asked: What is the easiest way to get to Prince Edward Island?

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Bernie Connolly

Halifax, NS

Asked: How long would it take to drive from tip to tip on the Island? Thanks

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Jacki Lagiewka

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Asked: I'm travelling to PEI for a wedding at the end of September, and since I'm a vegetarian I won't be able to enjoy the incredible seafood from the region. Any ideas on places to eat with great vegetarian options?

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Hal Brown

Boulder, Colorado, US

Asked: Where on the island can I find the best (authentic) Acadian Meat Pie? What other foods are unique to the island?

Eric Christiansen

Lititz, PA

Asked: Where is the best clam chowder and/or lobster roll?

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Ashley C

Los Angeles , CA

Asked: What are the iconic places to eat for locals? For instance, if someone grew up in PEI then moved away, what would be their must-go restaurants when they visit?

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Ted Kelley

North Andover, MA

Asked: Who serves the best oysters?

Chris Dudley

Nashville , TN

Asked: What are some really good restaurants in Charlottetown that aren't seafood-focused?

John McFall

Spicewood, TX

Asked: Where would we go to hear and see authentic Irish music and performers in Charlottetown?

Joanne Sutherland

London, ON

Asked: Where can I find a ceilidh on a Saturday or Sunday evening/afternoon in August?

Kacey Ferrier

Surrey, BC

Asked: I love history. Where are good places to visit and make sure we see on our trip?

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Dave Rand

Toronto , ON

Asked: Looking for golf courses around Cavendish?

J Clay

Asked: Where is the best & cheapest golf course to play for a beginner?

Nick Pedota

Asked: Which PEI golf course offers the closest thing to a true Scottish/Irish links experience?

Sean Williams

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Asked: If I was to choose one or two golf courses to play, which ones should they be?

Kim O’Halloran

Sudbury , ON

Asked: Where is the best place to golf with an ocean view?

Wayne Ezekiel

St. Andrews, Nova Scotia

Asked: I want to bike tip to tip the end of the month but have road bikes. Can you suggest a scenic, safe, route? Thanks Wayne

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Pierre Proulx

Sherbrooke , QC

Asked: Where would you recommend road cycling for experienced cyclists?

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Liza Gray

Hampton, NH

Asked: Are you still able to visit Greenwich in mid September ?

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Cheryl Harder

Grande Prairie, AB

Asked: My mom and I are planning a trip to PEI and we would like to come when the fall colours are in full force. When would be the best time of year to come?

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Deb Bergen

Carrot River, Saskatchewan

Asked: I've heard about the fabulous beaches on PEI. I am wondering where I could find a great beach that is off the beaten path - quiet, secluded, and gorgeous.

Stan Ekegren

Boise, Idaho

Asked: What is the best time of the Fall for the foliage colors in PEI?

Harvey King

Asked: Where is a good spot to go trout fishing in PEI and are their any websites for information on fishing spots?

Patty Murphy
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Heidi Sutton

Saint john, NB

Asked: I want to go swimming at a red sand beach. Where should I go?

Sly Bine

Gatineau , QC

Asked: I’m looking for a nice playground in Charlottetown for my 5 children (3 to 12). We know about the one(s) in Victoria Park but would like other options. We’d also be glad to know about others outside of Charlottetown.

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John Settino

Toronto, ON

Asked: I'm looking for biking options for a family that are on paths? I was looking at Cavendish to North Rustico

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Marion Rom

Vancouver, BC

Asked: Are there free walking tours in Charlottetown?

Allan Mah

Toronto, ON

Asked: Is there a lot to see and do during winter on PEI? Thanks!

Darrell Angus

Ottawa, ON

Asked: What are the best beaches for kids 10 and under?

Sophie Nguyen

Charlottetown , PEI

Asked: Where can I go fishing in PEI? Thank you!

Sally Gellard

Courtenay, BC

Asked: Where can we rent bicycles to go on the bike paths?

Erikah Black

Ontario, CA

Asked: Hi there, What is the best time to enjoy the beach? As a foodie, what is a good place to have the best seafood?

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