Charlottetown Tours and Vacation Packages
Charlottetown is the capital and largest city of Prince Edward Island and sits on the island’s south shore. It is known as the “Cradle of Canada’s Confederation.”
Charlottetown might be small, but it’s bursting with big energy and Island hospitality. This seaside city is a historical hub full of culture, festivals and events, artisan shops, world-class restaurants and so much more. The city's streetscape contains many Victorian-era houses and buildings, and the waterfront offers breezy walking trails and parks and a photogenic harbour Wander along a boardwalk where lobster boats and sailboats cozy up together.
Explore the Victorian homes and elegant squares of Charlottetown. Beaconsfield Historic House is a fine example of Victorian architecture as are charming walking areas such as Great George Street and Old Charlotte Town.
Make a day trip – for some visitors, this is literally a pilgrimage! – to Green Gables Heritage Place and the Green Gables House, a National Historic Site located in Cavendish. Hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world visit the house and the Haunted Wood and Balsam Hollow Trail, as described in the classic Canadian children’s book, “Anne of Green Gables.”
Or take a day trip to Covehead Harbour Lighthouse, the Gulf Shore Parkway, the rolling sand dunes of Brackley Beach, or explore nearby Argyle Shore, Provincial Park.
Finish with dinner – lobster rolls, steak and lobster, fish and chips – at one of the city’s many popular restaurants, such as Claddagh Oyster House, Hopyard pub, or Sims Corner Steakhouse & Oyster Bar.
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A Taste Of The MaritimesFIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Embark on a journey to experience the natural wonders, historic centers and fascinating cultures representing some of the oldest communities in the country. See vibrant Halifax, the commercial center of the Maritimes and follow the lighthouse route to Digby, where you cross the Bay of Fundy into Saint John. Its charming streets reflect elements of its colonial past, while on PEI Charlottetown embodies the small city charm of the region. Finally, Baddeck serves as the hub from which to explore the stunning coastlines and primeval forests of the Cabot Trail.
- 13 Days
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- US$ 2,204
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Maritime Magic TreasuresFIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Our route through the Maritime offers the very best of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Start in Halifax before traversing Nova Scotia’s picturesque fishing villages and rugged coastal landscapes at the Bay of Fundy. Travel to charming Prince Edward Island and admire the beauty of the low rolling countryside of Canada’s smallest province and cradle of Canadian confederation. Make your way to Cape Breton and enjoy breathtaking views on the Cabot Trail.
- 14 Days
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- US$ 2,165
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