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Ranked #1 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Art Museums; Theaters
Owner description: The Confederation Centre of the Arts is a national art centre showcasing the best in Canadian visual and performing arts.... more » Owner description: The Confederation Centre of the Arts is a national art centre showcasing the best in Canadian visual and performing arts. Stretching over an entire city block the Centre houses a world class art gallery, Mavor's restaurant, a locally supplied gift shop, three expansive conference rooms, and beautiful 1200 seat theatre. A library, an outdoor amphitheater, and spacious outdoor courtyard are also located on site. The Mack theatre is owned and operated by the Centre which is located steps away. Confederation Centre is marking a golden anniversary in 2014 and The Charlottetown Festival is celebrating in a big way with three different productions. A brand-new show from popular singer-songwriter Lennie Gallant will make its world premiere at The Mack. Searching for Abegweit: The Songs & Stories of Lennie Gallant. Fans will be thrilled to hear his latest creations woven throughout this P.EI. love-letter. The troubadour will be backed by a stellar band; plus his sister Karen has contributed a series of original paintings for a stunning multi-media backdrop. This lively show is storytelling at its best and includes Acadian and Celtic numbers that will have you dancing in your seat in celebration of Canada's cradle on the waves. Featured in the Homburg Stage for its record-setting 50th season, is Canada's longest running musical Anne of Green Gables-The Musical™. This classic family musical has been seen by millions world-wide and toured to Broadway, London, and Tokyo. The cast is comprised of 26 pros from all across Canada whose elite triple-threat skills continue to amaze audiences. The second show is Canada ROCKS! Back after an eight-year absence featuring musical numbers from top modern rockers Music from Arcade Fire, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hedley as well as Canadian classics from The Tragically Hip, Bryan Adams, Rush, and dozens more! The Charlottetown Festival season opens June 19 and continues to September 30, at Confederation Centre in Charlottetown. Get your tickets today! « less
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Ranked #2 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #3 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Beaches
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St. Dunstan's Basilica (Charlottetown)
Ranked #4 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

The Saint Dunstan's Basilica Parish is an imposing structure and worth a few minutes of your time to visit. In 1990 the federal government design... St. Dunstan's Basilica a... more »

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Cavendish Beach (Cavendish)
Ranked #5 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Beaches
Large beach located in the northern part of the island, popular with walkers, sunbathers and swimmers.
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Ranked #6 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
Owner description: This narrow park stretches 40 kilometers through beautiful coastal landscape and includes the Green Gables House,... more » Owner description: This narrow park stretches 40 kilometers through beautiful coastal landscape and includes the Green Gables House, immortalized in the famous novel "Anne of Green Gables." « less
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Victoria Park (Charlottetown)
Ranked #7 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #8 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Art Galleries; Shops; Specialty Shops

Large gift store/garden/cafe complex. more »

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Ranked #9 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Government House (Charlottetown)
Ranked #10 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Government Buildings; Landmarks
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Haunted Mansion (Kensington)
Ranked #11 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: A Fun Time Haunt Experience! Tour through Dr Jack's haunted mansion and experience a frightfully spooky good time.... more » Owner description: A Fun Time Haunt Experience! Tour through Dr Jack's haunted mansion and experience a frightfully spooky good time. Appropriate for all ages, your visit includes the mansion, water gardens, & Dr. Jack's playland! « less
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Ranked #12 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of PEI's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic... more » Owner description: The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of PEI's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic Site is Charlottetown's most significant cultural landmark. Walk in the footsteps of the Fathers of Confederation as you learn about the history of this magnificent example of neo-classical architecture and see how it remains a centre of political life for Islanders today. « less
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Island Hill Farm (Charlottetown)
Ranked #13 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: A family owned and operated farm. We have 8 different breeds of goats, with a total of 53 to date. A miniature donkey,... more » Owner description: A family owned and operated farm. We have 8 different breeds of goats, with a total of 53 to date. A miniature donkey, alpacas, potbelly pigs, with a variety of hens, bunnies and kittens to handle and love. We open our farm on the weekends to the public. « less
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Ranked #14 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Beaches
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Green Gables (Cavendish)
Ranked #15 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Home made famous in "Anne of Green Gables" which has been restored to match the descriptions in the books.
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WayPoint 04 (Tignish)
Ranked #16 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Other
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Acadian Museum (Summerside)
Ranked #17 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Museums
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The Bottle Houses (Wellington)
Ranked #18 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled glass bottles of various colors and sizes, surrounded... more » Owner description: Three fantasy-like buildings made up of approximately 30 000 recycled glass bottles of various colors and sizes, surrounded by beautiful flower gardens. A haven for nature lovers, recyclers and photographers. The late Edouard Arsenault built the structures in the early 80's, spending the last four years of his life in this amazing project - family-run for over twenty-five years. Featured in "Ripley's Believe It or Not" and "1000 Places to see before you die". « less
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Ranked #19 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #20 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This famous lighthouse features an inn, a museum and a restaurant.
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Founders' Hall (Charlottetown)
Ranked #21 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: Visitors to this heritage attraction are transported back to 1864 to relive Canada's history through state-of-the-art... more » Owner description: Visitors to this heritage attraction are transported back to 1864 to relive Canada's history through state-of-the-art displays and multimedia presentations. « less
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Ranked #22 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Museums
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Avonlea Village (Cavendish)
Ranked #23 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
A collection of eclectic shops and eateries in a beautiful heritage setting. There is no entrance fee.
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Wood Islands Lighthouse (Wood Islands)
Ranked #24 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Enjoy the scenic view from this 54-foot tower and visit the historic keeper's quarters.
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Ranked #25 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Victoria Row (Charlottetown)
Ranked #26 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #29 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Playgrounds; Game/ Entertainment Centers; Water Parks
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Ranked #30 of 161 attractions in Prince Edward Island
Category: Equestrian Trails

Prepare for a breath-taking jaunt along PEI's Idyllic coastline on the back of well trained equine beauties. Circle T Trail rides offers the perfect opportunity for the whole... more »

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