A bit further along the coast, you will find the West Point Lighthouse Inn, whose deck looks out over the white sand beaches of Cedar Dunes Provincial Park. A community initiative converted the historic lighthouse into an inn and restaurant and as you climb to the top, you will learn much about the life of early days lighthouse keepers.
Save time for a visit to the charming village of Tyne Valley where you might just find live music at the local pub, or you can sit down for a pre-arranged dinner prepared with produce from the organic market garden at the Doctor's Inn.
The community of O'Leary is in the heart of one of the Island's most productive potato farming regions, and here they pay tribute to our most important crop at the Potato Museum. City-dwellers may think it amusing to find a whole museum devoted to a humble vegetable, but displays of machinery, pictures and videos explain the central role that the potato has played in the province's agricultural history.
The community of North Cape is located at Prince Edward Island’s most northwesterly point of land.
As you tour along the coast watch for the traditional gathering of the Irish Moss. Especially after a windstorm, Islanders of the area may be seen gathering the Moss, often with horse-drawn carts. The story of the Moss is told at the Interpretive Centre in Miminegash, where they also serve the intriguing, but yummy, Seaweed Pie.
A region which drew farmers from far and wide to harvest the nutrient-rich mussel mud, Mill River is also the home of Larry Gorman, one of P.E.I`s most famous and beloved folk artists. The Rodd Mill River Resort offers the finest in accommodations for all guests while the accompanying 18-hole golf course is both a monumental challenge for golfers and one of the most beautiful on the Island. Located a short distance from many Prince County attractions, Mill River is also home to an entertaining fun park which provides excitement and a range of activities for all family members.
The North Cape Coastal Drive is home to the largest native population on Prince Edward Island. Discover the history and culture of the Mi'kmaq at the Community Museum on Lennox Island describing Mi'kmaq spirituality and local culture. There's also an ecotourism centre with a nearby walking tour and a restaurant featuring traditional Mi'kmaq dishes.