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If you could only see 6 things in PEI ...

Old Sep 26th, 2007, 10:36 AM
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If you could only see 6 things in PEI ...

... what would those 6 things be? I'm planning to stay at the Brackley Beach North Winds with my wife in the late spring, & am trying to figure out how many days to reserve, and how many day-trips to take.
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Old Sep 26th, 2007, 11:07 AM
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Well you must see the Anne of Green Gables "home"...I believe it is illegal to go to PEI and NOT visit.

Personally, I loved a stroll a work colleague and I took on the virtually empty, wind-swept beaches (Brackley, Stanhope...whatever) in spring. It was pouring rain but we were dressed for it and it had its own wild and lovely beauty.

When I was a kid I LOVED Woodleigh Replicas...but I don't even know if they are still around.
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Old Sep 26th, 2007, 12:36 PM
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1. Founders Hall
2. North Cape wind farm
3. Confederation Bridge
4. Red sand beaches
5. Anne of Green Gables Musical
6. Charlottetown Farmers' Market

Enjoy-la!
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Old Sep 26th, 2007, 01:31 PM
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Three lobster dinners, two lobster lunches, and one lobster breakfast would be a good start.

Each in a different locati0n, of course.

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Old Sep 27th, 2007, 05:35 AM
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Rocky Point provincial park
A play at Victoria Playhouse
Confederation Centre Art Gallery
Merchantman Pub, Charlottetown
Blooming Point beach
Biking on the Confederation trail especially form Mount Stewart to St. Peters
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Old Sep 27th, 2007, 06:20 AM
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http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/pe/pei-ipe/ne/ne1_E.asp
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Old Sep 27th, 2007, 06:31 AM
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6 places to eat:
Dayboat, Hunter River
Carr's (seafood), Stanley Bridge
Stanhope Bay Resort, Stanhope
Blue Mussel Cafe, North Rustico
Merchantman Pub, Ch'town
New Glasgow Lobster Supper, New Glasgow
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Old Sep 27th, 2007, 09:53 AM
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I'm surprised that no-one has listed Province House as a must-see. As the site of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference which eventually led to Canadian Confederation, it's certainly worth a visit.

As an aside, I'm always a bit amused on how PEI plays up its role in confederation ("Cradle of Confederation" etc.) even though it declined to join the others in 1867 and held out 6 more years until it could extract more money from Canada. Or perhaps that's the real nature of Canadian confederation!




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Old Sep 28th, 2007, 02:19 PM
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Thank you everyone for your input. So far I've narrowed the list down to 9 overall items: 1. Brackley Beach North Winds Inn 2. The Lakeview ... Loyalist in Summerside 3. All 3 drives (West, Central & East) 4. Beaches 5. Lighthouses 6. The Musical & 7. Waterfront Patio Restaurants. It all looks like about a week's worth of staying on PEI to me.
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Actually, I can now elaborate even further. This is the plan ...

Monday #1 Arrive late at Delta Prince Edward (Charlottetown)

Tuesday #1 Rest or shop, then Merchantman Pub for supper

Wednesday #1 Main street stroll, waterfront patio restaurant for supper & Anne of Green Gables musical

Thursday #1 Check out. Drive to Brackley Beach North Winds Inn. Dinner at Victorian Inn in Delvay-by-the-Sea (used in ‘Road to Avonlea’)

Friday #1 Points East Coastal Drive, stopping in Souris for beach/lighthouse/marina/patio supper

Saturday #1 Rest. Lobster Supper in New Glasgow

Sunday #2 Check out. Drive to North Rustico Harbour for beach/lighthouse/marina/patio brunch. Drive to Lakeside … Loyalist Resort (Summerside). Supper at waterfront patio restaurant near marina.

Monday #2 Rest or shop or spa. O’Ryan’s for supper.

Tuesday #2 North Cape Coastal Drive, stopping in West Point for beach/lighthouse/marina/patio supper

Wednesday #2 Rest or shop or spa. P & T Café for supper.

Thursday #2 Check out.
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Old Oct 2nd, 2007, 05:32 AM
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Sounds very balanced: have a great trip!
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