Charlottetown is located on Prince Edward Island’s coastline. Here, you will find the Island’s vibrant seaside capital city. It has historic charm, diverse cultural offerings and many festive celebrations. Experience the best of our capital city with these insider tips:
Take a walking tour. Whether it’s guided by the Confederation Players or on your own – be sure to discover the history of Canada’s Birthplace. Alternatively, navigate beautiful Charlottetown by land and sea aboard the Harbour Hippo.
Explore Peake’s Wharf Historic Waterfront for shopping, dining and harbour views.
Victoria Row is lined with local artisan shops, cafés and restaurants. Take your time on this must-see cobblestone street that is closed to vehicle traffic during the summer months.
One of the reasons we are known as Canada's Food Island is because of the range of farm-to-table culinary experiences you can find across PEI. There are many dining options in downtown Charlottetown. Grab a locally-crafted pint and a seat to listen to local artists at one of the many of the pubs in Charlottetown.
Engage in the many outdoor activities Victoria Park has to offer. Jump into the outdoor swimming pool, take in a ball game, try your luck on the tennis courts or tour the gardens at Government House. You'll be in awe of the harbour views that surround the walking boardwalk.
Did someone say ice cream? Be sure not to leave Charlottetown without a taste of Canada’s #1 ice cream - COWS.
We can’t wait for you to discover Charlottetown.