8 days in Prince Edward Island Itinerary

8 days in Prince Edward Island Itinerary

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8 days in Prince Edward Island Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  5​h
1
Souris
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wood Islands
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cavendish
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Ottawa

3
nights
Souris

Souris ©
Souris is a Canadian port town in southeastern Kings County, Prince Edward Island. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at East Point Lighthouse and then enjoy the sand and surf at Souris Beach Provincial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Myriad View Artisan Distillery, then stop by Shoreline Design, and then play a few rounds at Brudenell River Golf Course.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Souris day trip planning website .

Ottawa to Souris is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Ottawa in April, plan for slightly colder days in Souris, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Wood Islands.

Things to do in Souris

#Outdoors, #Golf, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Elmira, Georgetown, The Myriad View Artisan Distillery, St. Peters Harbour Lighthouse, Greenwich Interpretation Centre
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Shoreline Design ©
Shoreline Design
The Myriad View Artisan Distillery ©
The Myriad View Artisan Distillery
Elmira Railway Museum ©
Elmira Railway Museum

2
nights
Wood Islands

Wood Islands ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Artisans on Main, get engrossed in the history at Orwell Corner Historic Village, then stop by Belfast Mini Mills, and finally enjoy the sea views from Wood Islands Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Confederation Trail, then learn about winemaking at Rossignol Estate Winery, then do a tasting at Newman Estate Winery, and finally look for gifts at The Old General Store.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Wood Islands trip builder app .

Getting from Souris to Wood Islands by car takes about an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Cavendish.

Things to do in Wood Islands

#Trails, #Wineries, #Parks

Side Trips

Murray River, Belfast Mini Mills, Artisans on Main, Confederation Trail, Orwell Corner Historic Village
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Orwell Corner Historic Village ©
Orwell Corner Historic Village
Rossignol Estate Winery ©
Rossignol Estate Winery
Wood Islands Lighthouse ©
Wood Islands Lighthouse

2
nights
Cavendish

Cavendish ©
Known to fans of writer Lucy Maud Montgomery as the setting of "Anne of Green Gables," Cavendish represents a top destination on Prince Edward Island.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Blockhouse Point Lighthouse and St. Mary's Church. Popular historic sites such as Cavendish Cemetery and Cape Tryon Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Explore Cavendish's surroundings by going to Summerside (International Fox Museum and Hall of Fame & Eptek Art & Culture Centre) and Charlottetown (The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum, St. Peter's Anglican Cathedral, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Covehead Harbour Lighthouse, look for gifts at The Toy Factory, take in the exciting artwork at Heather Hannon Island Art Studio, and play a few rounds at Glasgow Hills Resort and Golf Club.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cavendish route planner .

You can drive from Wood Islands to Cavendish in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cavendish are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cavendish

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Golf

Side Trips

Charlottetown, Summerside, Stanhope, Cape Tryon Lighthouse, St. Mary's Church
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Cavendish Cemetery ©
Cavendish Cemetery
Cape Tryon Lighthouse ©
Cape Tryon Lighthouse
Covehead Harbour Lighthouse ©
Covehead Harbour Lighthouse

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