Known as the Heart of West Prince, the small town of Alberton is located in Prince County on the northwest shore of the Island. It was incorporated in 1913 and has a population of just over 1,100 people. Alberton is rich with fishing and farming and has all the services a traveller may require.
Enjoy the best of Alberton with these insider tips:
Breakfast at the Alberton Bakery is a must. Stock up on some treats for the road.
Check out local history at the Alberton Museum and Genealogy Centre, which was originally built as the Alberton Court House in 1878. The building is a National Historic site and a Designated Provincial Historic site.
As you stroll through town, take note of the series of murals depicting business, culture and events that have kept this community pulsating for more than a century.
Cool off and stretch your legs walking in the water at Jacques Cartier Provincial Park.
Explore the Confederation Trail and visit the Alberton Stone Station.
Have your camera ready as the fishermen dock at Northport Harbour. You may even see a Giant Bluefin tuna landing.
Spend some time wandering the marina and gift shops at the Northport Pier before dinner at the onsite Northport Pier Restaurant that specializes in seafood, of course!
Emerge yourself in our fishing culture and discover our western small town of Alberton.