Prince Edward Island vacation options are available to suit a wide range of needs and budgets. If you are traveling with children some great suggestions for accommodation include bed and breakfasts, motels, hotels, camping or inns. There are several choices available to you in several different price ranges. If you do choose to stay at a bed and breakfast please do your research, as some are more suited for adults only! Campgrounds are a great family suggestion and there are many to choose from when planning your Prince Edward Island vacation. Be sure to look at Provincial Parks as they make great camping locations. There are also many options available to you for renting cottages.
There is a lot to do while staying on the island. Depending on when you are taking your Prince Edward Island vacation, you may be fortunate enough to be on the island during a festival. This is a great way to experience the true flavor of PEI and indulge in some genuine east coast hospitality. Some of the local festivals include: the lobster carnival, the Potato Blossom Festival, Cornfest and the Tignish Irish Folk Festival to name just a few. If you do take part in a festival you will see just how much culture abounds on the island. Dining out on the island is a great experience as well. You will have many choices available to you. If you like seafood, PEI is world renown for it is fabulous fish and shell food. If seafood isn’t your thing you will not be lacking for choice in choosing other cuisines.
The Gentle Island is also well known for it’s spectacular beaches and world-class golf courses. Your Prince Edward Island vacation would not be complete if you didn’t plan on spending some time on one of the amazing beaches. The beautiful fine sand and sparkling clear water will take your breath away! If you plan on golfing while on vacation you will be in golfer’s heaven while visiting this island. There are many travel packages available to you that incorporate a little or a lot of golfing, depending on your requirements.
Many people who visit the Island, end up falling in love with the Island. Be sure to give yourself time to travel around the island and get a feel of how things are. Some interesting facts about the island are as follows:
- Population 135 000
-2 cities (Summerside and Charlottetown) plus 7 towns
-Major industries are tourism, fisheries and agriculture
While many people visit Prince Edward Island every year for vacation it still manages to maintain that small town feel. The results are fabulous as the natural beauty of the island is preserved and the locals do all that they can to make you feel welcome. One trip to Prince Edward Island and you will be sure to come back in the future!