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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Performing Arts Venue
“Enjoy world class theatre productions and gallery at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. The musical Anne of Green Gables has been running for 55 years! A must see for any lovers of the Lucy Maud Montgomery book. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Campground
“Beach! Extremely busy during high season. Warmest waters North of South Carolina.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Beach
“Singing Sands Beach, Prince Edward Island. The “Singing Sands” Beach, at Basin Head, Prince Edward Island, is a nomination that speaks for itself, quite literally. Walking along the beautiful white sand produces an interesting sound… akin to singing, or some would say, squeaking.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great local coffee shop with a friendly and hip atmosphere. This is a great coffee shop to work at that is located in the heart of downtown Charlottetown”
  • 36 locals recommend
Park
“Children will enjoy a dip in the pool, playing on the splash pad or a play on the new play structures at Victoria Park in downtown Charlottetown. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great fish and chips- as well as locally brewed beer. Super cozy nooks to hangout in.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“An absolute must. Amazing food, great atmosphere. Pro tip - put your name on the list before exploring the area. Wait times vary but could be up to 1 hour during busy times. Little shops around the area to kill the time. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“PEI's only true craft beer bar. Great tap selection that changes regularly with a menu of tapas to match.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Food
“Purchase local, organic produce, fish, meats, baked goods, preserves, roasted coffee and speciality teas. Plus foods for those with special dietary needs! Serving ethnic foods from around the world, the Charlottetown Farmers’ Market has something for every taste and desire.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Upstreet carries four flagship beers, several seasonals and craft sodas. Their tap room has a casual atmosphere with some old school arcade games and board games. Their small menu is thoughtful and uses PEI products. Upstreet is a pillar of the local community that uses its business as a force of good! 10% of the proceeds of thier Do Gooder Ale goes to the Do Good fund for local arts and culture initiatives. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For seafood lovers, a trip to New Glasgow Lobster Suppers is a must! They are famous for their fresh lobster, dinner rolls and lemon meringue pie. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Place to eat
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“Excellent fish and chips reservations are a good idea. And get lobster packed and ready for the airport too.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Browse the gift shop, have lunch, check out the butterfly house - the kids will love this part and check out the garden. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bridge
“Confederation Bridge joins the eastern Canadian provinces of Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, making travel throughout the Maritimes easy and convenient. The curved, 12.9 kilometre (8 mile) long bridge is the longest in the world crossing ice-covered water, and continues to endure as one of Canada’s top engineering achievements of the 20th century. Pont de la Confédération relie deux provinces de l’est du Canada, lPE et le NB, afin de faciliter les déplacements dans les Maritimes. Le pont arqué de 12,9 kilomètres (8 miles) est le plus long pont du monde qui surplombe des eaux prises par les glaces. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Premise
“Beautiful hike! Dunes, beach and a floating dock. Doesn’t get any more beautiful than this! Bring bug spray!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Prince Edward Island National Park - Discover the stunning beauty of the Island's North Shore on the seven supervised beaches and over 50 km of hiking and cycling trails in PEI National Park. Enjoy daily learning programs for all ages and learn about Island culture through music and stories at evening campfires. The National Park also features unique cultural resources, notably Green Gables, part of L. M. Montgomery's Cavendish National Historic Site, and Dalvay-by-the-Sea National Historic Site.”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pub
“Great fish and chips- as well as locally brewed beer. Super cozy nooks to hangout in.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“An absolute must. Amazing food, great atmosphere. Pro tip - put your name on the list before exploring the area. Wait times vary but could be up to 1 hour during busy times. Little shops around the area to kill the time. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Gastropub
“PEI's only true craft beer bar. Great tap selection that changes regularly with a menu of tapas to match.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For seafood lovers, a trip to New Glasgow Lobster Suppers is a must! They are famous for their fresh lobster, dinner rolls and lemon meringue pie. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Browse the gift shop, have lunch, check out the butterfly house - the kids will love this part and check out the garden. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Incredible food with incredible views. A yearly tradition for us. Worth the drive!!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Largest wine selection on PEI. Excellent steak and seafood. Great cozy atmosphere”
  • 20 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“If you're doing a trip to the North Shore, you HAVE TO come here! There will likely be a long line, but it is definitely worth the wait! (Sam's favourite is the Lobster Burger!!) Very highly regarded in the food scene on PEI.”
  • 20 locals recommend

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