9 days in Prince Edward Island & Halifax Itinerary

9 days in Prince Edward Island & Halifax Itinerary

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9 days in Prince Edward Island & Halifax Itinerary

Start: Thunder Bay
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
Cavendish
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Saint Peters Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Halifax
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Thunder Bay

4
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.
Relax by the water at Brackley Beach and Cavendish Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Green Gables and St. Dunstan's Basilica. Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Prince Edward Island National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at North Rustico Beach, stop by North Shore Surf Company, and relax in the rural setting at Island Hill Farm Inc.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cavendish trip maker website .

Thunder Bay to Cavendish is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Thunder Bay to Cavendish due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Peters Bay.

Things to do in Cavendish

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Brackley Beach, Prince Edward Island National Park, St. Dunstan's Basilica, North Rustico Beach, Island Hill Farm Inc
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Brackley Beach ©
Brackley Beach
Prince Edward Island National Park ©
North Rustico Beach ©
North Rustico Beach

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hours
Saint Peters Bay

Saint Peters Bay
For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Saint Peters Bay itinerary builder app .

Getting from Cavendish to Saint Peters Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Saint Peters Bay can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Saint Peters Bay

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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4
nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Step out of the city life by going to Clam Harbour Beach and McCormacks Beach Provincial Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Peggy's Cove Lighthouse and Historic Properties. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Halifax trip planner .

You can drive from Saint Peters Bay to Halifax in 4.5 hours. In July in Halifax, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

McCormacks Beach Provincial Park, Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Conrad's Beach, Clam Harbour Beach
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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse ©
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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