The stay at Brackley Beach North Winds Inn and Suites was fabulous. Golfing is close by and “The Dunes Gallery” is 5 minutes away, not to mention the amazing Brackley Beach just 10 minutes away. The facilities are great, having a gym and pool on the property really adds to the stay. The rooms are simply perfect and the owners have thought of everything for a major, enjoyable stay! Cheers to Murray and Janice MacPherson!
Prince Edward Island was named the 2011 Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year by the International Association of Golf Travel Operators. PEI might qualify as undiscovered by the international community of golf enthusiasts but it has long been known as Canada’s number one golf destination. There are more golf courses on PEI per capita than any other province in Canada. They cater to all tastes and all levels of proficiency. They are all within a few minutes’ drive from the capital Charlottetown or Summerside, PEI’s second city. Located in spectacular settings PEI’s golf courses have the advantage of being close […]
Prince Edward Island has been made famous all over the world due to the Anne of Green Gables books written by Lucy Maud Montgomery. L.M. Montgomery was born on November 30, 1874 in Clifton P.E.I., now New London. Her parents were Hugh John Montgomery and Clara Woolner Macneill. In 1876, Clara died of tuberculosis. With the death of his wife, and the failure of his business, Hugh John left his baby daughter on the Island and moved to Saskatchewan where he settled and remarried. Maud was raised primarily by her maternal grandparents, Alexander and Lucy Woolner Macneill. With her grandparents […]
For many, what comes to mind when thinking of Prince Edward Island, is Anne of Green Gables. A visit to the island will confirm that the internationally popular tale of a spunky red-haired girl is alive and well. An Anne themed tour of PEI will be a memorable experience for your entire family. Most travellers arriving on the island whether at the Charlottetown airport or after crossing the spectacular Confederation Bridge or disembarking from the ferry at Wood-Islands immediately make their way to the Cavendish to visit the House of Green Gables. This site, inspired the setting for Lucy Maud […]
Whether you drive to Prince Edward Island or rent a car at the airport you are in for some pleasant surprises. Driving around the island is simple and hassle free. This goes a long way to making your vacation completely stress free. The first surprise is to be found on the road map that you pick up at one of the tourist information centers located at the entrances to the island. At Wood Islands where the ferry from Nova Scotia arrives and at the end of the Confederation Bridge your adventure will begin with a quick study of a map […]
Surrounded by beaches, Prince Edward Island is the ideal vacation spot for sunbathers, swimmers, sea-kyakers, sandcastle builders, seashell collectors and strollers. The beaches with the warmest water and the least wind are located along the southern shore of PEI. It is said that PEI has the warmest ocean water north of South Carolina. Sometimes the sea on the southern beaches can be as warm as the Caribbean. This happens when the tide is coming in over sand that has been heated by the sun. The public beaches along the Northumberland Straight include those in provincial parks at Cedar Dunes, Union […]
Prince Edward Island has long been a secret destination for foodies who savour fine meals created from locally produced ingredients. Zagat, the famous and trusted restaurant review guide, has blown the lid off this secret destination for extraordinary cuisine. Prince Edward Island is among Zagat’s 8 Awesome Foodie Getaways Around the World, a group that includes such destinations as Okinawa, Cairo and Kuala Lumpur. PEI is praised by Zagat as a unique getaway for lovers of shellfish. The lobsters are freshly caught just offshore. The oysters, in particular the world famous bivalves from Malpeque Bay, are shucked fresh from their […]
Anne Shirley from Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables has been integrated into Prince Edward Island’s history so completely one would think that she was a real person. When visiting the Island you can spend time at the Anne of Green Gables Museum or go to Avonlea, the Village of Anne of Green Gables. There is also Anne of Green Gables – the Musical often performed in Charlottetown. In fact Anne Shirley is the delightful and endearing fictitious character created by L.M. Montgomery in her series of books beginning with Anne of Green Gables. In 1904, Lucy Maud Montgomery’s […]