9 days in Prince Edward Island Itinerary

9 days in Prince Edward Island Itinerary

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9 days in Prince Edward Island Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Charlottetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Cavendish
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Georgetown
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Ottawa

2
nights
Charlottetown

Charlottetown ©
The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Prince Edward Battery, Victoria Row, PEI Brewing Company, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Victoria Row, then steep yourself in history at Prince Edward Battery, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at PEI Brewing Company. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Great George Street Historic District, then brush up on your military savvy at The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Matos Winery & Distillery.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlottetown sightseeing planning app .

Ottawa to Charlottetown is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Cavendish.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Panmure Island Provincial Park, Matos Winery & Distillery, Prince Edward Island National Park
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
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PEI Brewing Company ©
PEI Brewing Company
Prince Edward Island National Park ©

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Green Gables and St. Mary's Church are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Cavendish Beach and Brackley Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cavendish: Green Gable Alpacas (in Tyne Valley) and Wyatt Historic House Museum (in Summerside). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Covehead Harbour Lighthouse, stop by Knit Pickers by Margaret McEachern, get in on the family fun at Avonlea Village, and examine the collection at Anne of Green Gables Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cavendish travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Charlottetown to Cavendish takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Cavendish can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Georgetown.

Things to do in Cavendish

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Brackley Beach, Wyatt Historic House Museum, Anne of Green Gables Museum, St. Mary's Church, Darnley Greens
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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Green Gables ©
Green Gables
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Green Gable Alpacas ©
Green Gable Alpacas

3
nights
Georgetown

Georgetown ©
Georgetown is a town in Prince Edward Island; and is the county seat of Kings County. Explore hidden gems such as Sally's Beach Provincial Park and St. Peters Harbour Lighthouse. Appreciate the collections at Greenwich Interpretation Centre and The Birdmouse Quirkshop. Get out of town with these interesting Georgetown side-trips: Souris (Basin Head Provincial Park, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more) and East Point Lighthouse (in Elmira). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Newman Estate Winery and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Phoenix: Antiques and Oddities.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Georgetown holiday maker app .

Getting from Cavendish to Georgetown by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Georgetown are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Georgetown

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Souris, Saint Peters Bay, East Point Lighthouse, The Birdmouse Quirkshop, Newman Estate Winery
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
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Greenwich Interpretation Centre ©
Greenwich Interpretation Centre
Fishing Charters & Tours
Newman Estate Winery ©
Newman Estate Winery

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