Prince Edward Island is known as the birthplace of Confederation. In 1864, the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Québec met in Charlottetown to form the new nation. It was a richly eventful time. You can relive the drama by visiting Province House and Founders’ Hall, and by joining any number of tours. Continue reading
In spring, things really start to heat up on the Island; the Ceilidh at the Irish Hall begins in May, and the College of Piping in Summerside hosts the annual Highland Gathering. Then, it is pretty well non-stop party time until October, so be sure you are ready for an entertaining vacation when you plan your Island visit. Continue reading
Prince Edward Island, the Gentle Island, has all your meeting and convention needs. With over 1,250 guest rooms in Charlottetown and over 700 in Summerside, we host can accommodate large groups, while many of our wonderful heritage properties can provide an intimate atmosphere for smaller gatherings.
Finally, everyone around the globe will now learn what East Coasters have long known – that Prince Edward Island produces the world’s best food. Pre-eminent food authority and restaurant surveyor Zagat just crowned Prince Edward Island the second best foodie getaway in the world.