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Jess & Amanda's Guidebook

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Jess & Amanda's Guidebook

Sightseeing
Wood Islands Provincial Park is a short 10 minute drive from the cabin and offers beautiful views across the Northumberland Strait to Nova Scotia. Climb to the top of the lighthouse, watch the ferry docking, dip your toes in the water, take a stroll down the red sand beach, and enjoy some fish and chips.
Wood Islands Provincial Park
173 Lighthouse Rd
Wood Islands Provincial Park is a short 10 minute drive from the cabin and offers beautiful views across the Northumberland Strait to Nova Scotia. Climb to the top of the lighthouse, watch the ferry docking, dip your toes in the water, take a stroll down the red sand beach, and enjoy some fish and chips.
Located within a stone's throw of the Point Prim Chowderhouse, the Point Prim lighthouse is the first and oldest lighthouse on Prince Edward Island. Not only are the views at the lighthouse amazing, the drive down the red dirt road to get there is as PEI as it gets.
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Point Prim Lighthouse
2147 Point Prim Rd
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Located within a stone's throw of the Point Prim Chowderhouse, the Point Prim lighthouse is the first and oldest lighthouse on Prince Edward Island. Not only are the views at the lighthouse amazing, the drive down the red dirt road to get there is as PEI as it gets.
Montague is only a 15 minute drive from the cabin if you take the side roads, and it's well worth a visit. The small town has a beautiful main street, with restaurants, artisan shops, a museum, marina, two local breweries and much more.
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Montague
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Montague is only a 15 minute drive from the cabin if you take the side roads, and it's well worth a visit. The small town has a beautiful main street, with restaurants, artisan shops, a museum, marina, two local breweries and much more.
If you want a true rural PEI experience, the towns of Murray Harbour and Murray River are musts. These quaint fishing villages are only 20 mins away from the cabin, and have stunning views, cute restaurants & shops, and friendly locals.
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Murray Harbour
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If you want a true rural PEI experience, the towns of Murray Harbour and Murray River are musts. These quaint fishing villages are only 20 mins away from the cabin, and have stunning views, cute restaurants & shops, and friendly locals.
If you want a true rural PEI experience, the towns of Murray Harbour and Murray River are musts. These quaint fishing villages are only 20 mins away from the cabin, and have stunning views, cute restaurants & shops, and friendly locals.
Murray River
If you want a true rural PEI experience, the towns of Murray Harbour and Murray River are musts. These quaint fishing villages are only 20 mins away from the cabin, and have stunning views, cute restaurants & shops, and friendly locals.
If you're up at Basin Head beach for the day, you may as well visit the Eastern-most point of PEI, East Point! See where the tides meet and visit the lighthouse.
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East Point Lighthouse
349 Lighthouse Rd
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If you're up at Basin Head beach for the day, you may as well visit the Eastern-most point of PEI, East Point! See where the tides meet and visit the lighthouse.
A scenic 40 minute drive will take you to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island's capital city. Charlottetown may be small, but it has plenty to offer! Take a stroll on the boardwalk, visit the many downtown shops, see the art gallery, take in the world-famous Anne of Green Gables: The Musical at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, visit Province House or simply spend the day wandering around this beautiful & historic city.
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Charlottetown
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A scenic 40 minute drive will take you to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island's capital city. Charlottetown may be small, but it has plenty to offer! Take a stroll on the boardwalk, visit the many downtown shops, see the art gallery, take in the world-famous Anne of Green Gables: The Musical at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, visit Province House or simply spend the day wandering around this beautiful & historic city.
Knox's Dam was once the site of the hydroelectric power plant which supplied the Town of Montague with electricity during the first half of the 20th century. It's now a beautiful recreation and fishing area.
Knox's Dam
Knox's Dam was once the site of the hydroelectric power plant which supplied the Town of Montague with electricity during the first half of the 20th century. It's now a beautiful recreation and fishing area.
This stop is a hidden gem located in Point Prim. Gar Gillis, a retired bus driver, builds all of the glass bottle buildings himself. Admission is by donation (and all donations go to the IWK Children's Hospital in Halifax). A great place to stop for some photos!
Hannah's Bottle Village
This stop is a hidden gem located in Point Prim. Gar Gillis, a retired bus driver, builds all of the glass bottle buildings himself. Admission is by donation (and all donations go to the IWK Children's Hospital in Halifax). A great place to stop for some photos!
Food scene
Point Prim Chowderhouse boasts stunning views and an amazing menu. Enjoy a bowl of world-class seafood chowder on their outdoor deck, while you hear the water lapping at the shoreline below. Make sure you call ahead, because the restaurant is one of the most in-demand on Prince Edward Island!
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Point Prim Chowder House and Oyster Bar
2150 Point Prim Rd
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Point Prim Chowderhouse boasts stunning views and an amazing menu. Enjoy a bowl of world-class seafood chowder on their outdoor deck, while you hear the water lapping at the shoreline below. Make sure you call ahead, because the restaurant is one of the most in-demand on Prince Edward Island!
Farmers' market, restaurant and play area for kids. The restaurant features locally sourced meals and specializes in BBQ.
The Chuckwagon Farm Market and Belfast Corn Maze
5265 Trans-Canada Hwy
Farmers' market, restaurant and play area for kids. The restaurant features locally sourced meals and specializes in BBQ.
Adorable restaurant with an outdoor patio overlooking the Montague River. It has a great menu, with lots of fresh ingredients and fantastic seafood.
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Windows on the Water
106 Sackville St
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Adorable restaurant with an outdoor patio overlooking the Montague River. It has a great menu, with lots of fresh ingredients and fantastic seafood.
A small coffee shop in the quaint town of Montague. They feature locally-roasted coffee beans and a house-made pastries.
The Lucky Bean Cafe
576 Main St
A small coffee shop in the quaint town of Montague. They feature locally-roasted coffee beans and a house-made pastries.
Loads of unique flavour combinations and locally sourced ingredients make Famous Peppers one of the best pizza places on PEI.
Famous Peppers Restaurant
3 Rink St
Loads of unique flavour combinations and locally sourced ingredients make Famous Peppers one of the best pizza places on PEI.
If you're visiting Charlottetown on a Wednesday or Saturday, make sure you drop by the Farmers Market. You can find everything here - fresh fruit and veggies, artisanal cheeses, seafood, meat, breads, desserts & pastries, coffee, food vendors, handmade pottery, leather goods, soaps and much, much more!
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Charlottetown Farmers Market
100 Belvedere Avenue
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If you're visiting Charlottetown on a Wednesday or Saturday, make sure you drop by the Farmers Market. You can find everything here - fresh fruit and veggies, artisanal cheeses, seafood, meat, breads, desserts & pastries, coffee, food vendors, handmade pottery, leather goods, soaps and much, much more!
The Wheelhouse is a destination restaurant in Georgetown that features local produce as well as fresh seafood from local fishermen. The blueberries on our dessert menu, and throughout the menu, are all grown on Terry’s farm. The seafood is purchased from local fisherman in Georgetown.
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Wheelhouse In Georgetown
7 West St
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The Wheelhouse is a destination restaurant in Georgetown that features local produce as well as fresh seafood from local fishermen. The blueberries on our dessert menu, and throughout the menu, are all grown on Terry’s farm. The seafood is purchased from local fisherman in Georgetown.
General Store
Cooper's Red and White has everything you could ever need - and if they don't, they'll get it for you! The Coopers have been running this local store for over 50 years, and it's not a trip to Belfast without stopping in to see Glenda and David. You'll find gas, groceries, liquor, ice cream, duct tape, and much, much more.
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Cooper's Red & White
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Cooper's Red and White has everything you could ever need - and if they don't, they'll get it for you! The Coopers have been running this local store for over 50 years, and it's not a trip to Belfast without stopping in to see Glenda and David. You'll find gas, groceries, liquor, ice cream, duct tape, and much, much more.
Golf Course
This 9-hole golf course looks out on the Northumberland Strait from some of the highest cliffs on PEI. It has affordable rates, beautiful views and a friendly atmosphere. Great for a casual game.
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Belfast Highland Greens
138 Selkirk Park Rd
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This 9-hole golf course looks out on the Northumberland Strait from some of the highest cliffs on PEI. It has affordable rates, beautiful views and a friendly atmosphere. Great for a casual game.
Long recognized as the most popular golf course on the Island, this picturesque garden and river course offers six par 3′s, six par 4′s and six par 5′s. Broad fairways and manicured greens are accented by numerous gardens, lakes and ponds. Awarded as one of the Top 50 golf courses in Canada, it is sure to reward the senses with the beauty of Prince Edward Island.
Brudenell River Golf Course
82 Dewars Ln
Long recognized as the most popular golf course on the Island, this picturesque garden and river course offers six par 3′s, six par 4′s and six par 5′s. Broad fairways and manicured greens are accented by numerous gardens, lakes and ponds. Awarded as one of the Top 50 golf courses in Canada, it is sure to reward the senses with the beauty of Prince Edward Island.
Beach
Beach Point is a 15 minute drive from the cabin and it's a great place to while away a summer day. It is a beautiful white sand beach where you can relax and take a dip or take a stroll down the shore.
Beach Point
Beach Point is a 15 minute drive from the cabin and it's a great place to while away a summer day. It is a beautiful white sand beach where you can relax and take a dip or take a stroll down the shore.
Panmure Island Provincial Park is a hidden gem. It's quiet, has miles of white sand, red cliffs and beautiful views. While you're there, cross the road to the bay to dig clams, visit the lighthouse and enjoy a meal at the beach-side restaurant.
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Panmure Island
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Panmure Island Provincial Park is a hidden gem. It's quiet, has miles of white sand, red cliffs and beautiful views. While you're there, cross the road to the bay to dig clams, visit the lighthouse and enjoy a meal at the beach-side restaurant.
Rated one of the top beaches in Canada, this is a must see! Basin Head features the singing sands, that squeak as you walk due to the high silica content. Not only is the beach incredible, there is also a children's play area, shower facilities, ice cream, restaurant, gift shop and fisheries museum. Make a day of it!
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Basin Head Provincial Park
318 Basin Head Rd
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Rated one of the top beaches in Canada, this is a must see! Basin Head features the singing sands, that squeak as you walk due to the high silica content. Not only is the beach incredible, there is also a children's play area, shower facilities, ice cream, restaurant, gift shop and fisheries museum. Make a day of it!
At the end of the Stewart Point Road you'll find a classic PEI beach. Lots of white sand and beautiful views. This beach is just a 15 min drive from the cabin.
Stewart Point Road
At the end of the Stewart Point Road you'll find a classic PEI beach. Lots of white sand and beautiful views. This beach is just a 15 min drive from the cabin.
This little Provincial Park is a 15 minute drive from the cabin. It's a great spot to go for a stroll or have a picnic.
Pinette Park Provincial Park
This little Provincial Park is a 15 minute drive from the cabin. It's a great spot to go for a stroll or have a picnic.
Hiking Trails
A must do for those who love the outdoors. The Gairloch Trails are a 5 minute drive from the cabin, and offer over 6 kms of stunning walking paths that wind through beautiful mixed woods. In the early summer you may even spot the provincial flower, the Lady Slipper.
Gairloch Road Hiking Trail
2218 Gairloch Rd
A must do for those who love the outdoors. The Gairloch Trails are a 5 minute drive from the cabin, and offer over 6 kms of stunning walking paths that wind through beautiful mixed woods. In the early summer you may even spot the provincial flower, the Lady Slipper.
MacPhail Woods has plenty of trails to walk where you can enjoy PEI's Acadian forest. The hemlock trees along the brook are truly something to behold. Make sure you visit the interpretation centre to find out more about PEI's flora and fauna.
MacPhail Woods Forestry Project
MacPhail Woods has plenty of trails to walk where you can enjoy PEI's Acadian forest. The hemlock trees along the brook are truly something to behold. Make sure you visit the interpretation centre to find out more about PEI's flora and fauna.
Local Artisan Shop
The Mill Store has many unique products. Exotic yarns, kits and exquisite items made on site. They process rare fibres from around the world. See the mill in operation, visit the Mill Store Gift Shop, relax and enjoy the atmosphere of an Island farm.
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Belfast Mini Mills Ltd
1820 Garfield Rd
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The Mill Store has many unique products. Exotic yarns, kits and exquisite items made on site. They process rare fibres from around the world. See the mill in operation, visit the Mill Store Gift Shop, relax and enjoy the atmosphere of an Island farm.
Kro in the Skye is a quirky local shop that has local hand-made jewelry, glass work, mosaics, fine art and more.
Kro In The Skye Art Studio
1800 Point Prim Rd
Kro in the Skye is a quirky local shop that has local hand-made jewelry, glass work, mosaics, fine art and more.
A 3 minute drive or a relaxing 30 minute stroll from the cabin (down a red dirt road) will take you to Koleszar Pottery. This little studio features hand made pieces on a beautiful woodland property.
Koleszar Pottery
1929 Gairloch Road
A 3 minute drive or a relaxing 30 minute stroll from the cabin (down a red dirt road) will take you to Koleszar Pottery. This little studio features hand made pieces on a beautiful woodland property.
Birdmouse Quirkshop has handmade art pieces and jewelry made by local artisan Lenny Gallant. The pieces are one-of-a-kind and made from reclaimed wood. Well worth a visit!
Birdmouse Quirkshop
63 Melrose Road
Birdmouse Quirkshop has handmade art pieces and jewelry made by local artisan Lenny Gallant. The pieces are one-of-a-kind and made from reclaimed wood. Well worth a visit!
Artisans on Main is an artists’ cooperative located on the beautiful Montague River. The gallery features the work of artisans who reside and work on the eastern end of the Island.
Artisans on Main
10 Water St
Artisans on Main is an artists’ cooperative located on the beautiful Montague River. The gallery features the work of artisans who reside and work on the eastern end of the Island.