Charlottetown, PEI, Canada Travel Guide

Prince Edward Island, Canada Capital City 

Rests in a protected harbour fronting Northumberland Strait

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada is the capital city of the province. The city is protected by a harbour fronting Northumberland Strait and rests on the banks of the Yorke and Hillsborough Rivers.

charlottetown pei

It is here in Charlottetown (1864), that Canada was born. The historic Charlottetown Conferance was held at the Province House National Historic Site in Charlottetown. A historic site which is still standing to this day. In fact, there are 11 National Historic Sites of Canada located in Charlottetown, PEI.

Top Things To Do, Activities, Adventures in and around Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Attractions, adventures and activities most enjoyed in and around Charlottetown, PEI, Canada and the surrounding areas includes golfing, spa experiences, biking, SUP, ocean kayaking, cycling, boating, sightseeing, fishing, flightseeing, hiking, camping, beachcombing, birdwatching (birding), and sailing.

Best Parks, Trails, & Places to explore in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

A few of the more popular, some would say best, activity destinations and sightseeing highlights located in and around Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island includes Victoria Park, Confederation Landing Park, Peakes Quay, PEI National Park, Confederation Trail, and the Confederation Bridge.

What are the Accommodations, Services and Amenities in Charlottetown, PEI?

Charlottetown Village connects you to places to stay, services and amenities important to travelers. The services and amenities include accommodations (resorts, hotels, motels, inns, bed and breakfasts (B&Bs), vacation homes, cottages, cabins, lodges, hostels), spas, campgrounds, tours, guides, outfitters, attractions, big box stores, rental shops, nightclubs, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, wineries, breweries, casino, grocery stores, pubs, liquor store, banks, gas station, gift stores, and internet service.

Best Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Museums, Historic Sites, Art Galleries & Cultural Venues

There are sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural events in and around Charlottetown Prince Edward Island. Some of the top museums, art and culture to visit include the St. Dunstan's Basilica, Government House, Great George Street Historic District, Victoria Row, Ardgowan National Historic Site of Canada, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Province House National Historic Site of Canada, Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation, St. Peter's Anglican Cathedral, Beaconsfield Historic House, Prince Edward Battery, The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum, and the Brighton Beach Range Lighthouses.

How Do I Get To Charlottetown Prince Edward Island

Transportation services getting to and from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island include the main road of course (Hwy 1), and then there is a taxi, bus, water taxi, car rentals, marina, cruise ship terminal, Charlottetown Airport YYG (14 minute drive - 8 kms) and the Northumberland Ferries (43 minutes - 52 kms).

Best of Charlottetown PEI, Canada


Prince Edward Island Experiences