Top 6 Things to Do in Charlottetown

Charlottetown is a lively, but relaxing place to visit with something for everyone. Whether your idea of action is walking on the beach, touring historical sites, enjoying a lobster dinner or seeing “Anne of Green Gables, The Musical”, Charlottetown will have plenty to keep you busy.
The Arts and Heritage Trail

The Arts and Heritage Trail

Self-guided tours of the island’s heritage sites, and performing and visual arts.
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Historic Architecture

Historic Architecture

Charlottetown is packed with stunning, historical buildings, many of which are open to the public for viewing. Some fine old buildings that are well worth a visit include Beaconsfield Historic House, All Souls’ Chapel National Historic Site and The Ardgowan National Historic Site. Green Gables – a must for all Anne of Green Gables fans, the house made famous in the books has been lovingly restored to match the descriptions in the books. Cavendish is about 40 minutes from Charlottetown.
Confederation Centre of the Arts

Confederation Centre of the Arts

Spanning a city block, this beautiful centre is an art gallery, and a hub for live theatre, dance and more. One of the highlights of the centre has to be the opportunity to see Anne of Green Gables, which has been running continuously for 50 years!
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Prince Edward Island National Park

Prince Edward Island National Park

Stretching for 40 kilometres along a narrow strip of coastline, this beautiful park features a boardwalk and interpretive centre, as well as hiking trails and miles of unspoilt beaches.
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Province House National Historic Site

Province House National Historic Site

The birthplace of confederation and the seat of P.E.I.’s government since 1847 this cultural landmark is a must-see. See where Canada was formed, and take a stroll through history with costumed fathers and ladies of confederation. Tours and re-enactments run daily during July and August.
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Government House

Government House

The official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of P.E.I. is open for tours during the months of July and August.
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