AREA ATTRACTION

 

 

BRACKLEY BEACH BRACKLEY DRIVE-IN THEATRE

902-672-3333 www.drivein.ca 3164 Brackley Point Rd. Robert Boyle. 16 km north of Charlottetown Airport.

“Where families can afford to have fun.” Challenging 18-hole mini golf. At dusk, enjoy two movies in one of the most unique drive-in theatres in Canada. Full-service canteen with hot dogs, cheeseburgers, fries, onion rings, fresh popcorn. Open May 2-Sep 30.

 

THE DUNES CAFÉ & STUDIO GALLERY

902-672-1883 www.dunesgallery.com 3622 Brackley Point Rd, Rte 15.

Chef Norman Day and his team offer inspired cuisine in dining room, lounge, deck. Featuring fresh local produce, seafood, Island beef, homemade desserts, all beautifully presented on the Dunes pottery. Enjoy spectacular flower/water gardens, ocean and dunes. Recommended in New York Times. Gay friendly. Open Jun 15-Sep 30. Daily, 11:30 am-4 pm and 5:30-10 pm. Gallery open May -Oct 31.

NEW GLASGOW PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND PRESERVE CO.

902-964-4300 toll free 1-800-565-5267 bruce@preservecompany.com www.preservecompany.com Junction rtes 224 and 258.

Bruce & Shirley MacNaughton. On site we produce some of Canada’s finest specialty foods, tea and spice blends. The restaurant is renowned for reasonably priced and delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner, homemade ice cream and desserts. Our 12-acre garden includes a tropical butterfly house. Open May 1-Oct 11. Jul 2-Aug 31, 8 am- 9:30 pm; reduced hours after Labour Day. Gift Shop open till Christmas, check online for hours.

GLASGOW GLEN FARM ARTISAN CHEESE PRODUCERS

902-963-2496 thebigcheese@glasgowglenfarm.ca www.glasgowglenfarm.ca 190 Rte 258.

Chef Jeff McCourt. Formerly Cheeselady’s Gouda, the 25 year tradition of premium quality Island Gouda. Taste first hand the difference quality Island milk makes. Producers of Cheeselady’s Gouda. Come try one of our 15 different flavours. Grab a loaf of bread, straight from our wood-fired brick oven! Open year round. 9 am- 5 pm, daily except closed on Sunday.

 

THE MILL IN NEW GLASGOW

Open Jun 12-Sep 27. Daily, 11:30 am-3 pm and 5:30-10 pm. Weekends in off-season, please call. 902-964-3313 off season 902-626-8618 www.oldglasgowmill.ca 5592 Rte 13.

PEI dining with a unique twist. The Mill’s team will ensure a culinary experience of casual elegance, with views of the rural splendour that is New Glasgow. Our menu features comfort food with a flair for exotic flavours, created with local produce, meats and seafood.

 

CAVENDISH AVONLEA - VILLAGE OF ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

902-963-3050; fax 902-566-3407 www.avonleavillage.com 8779 Rte. 6. Browse eclectic shops and indulge your senses at one of Avonlea’s delectable eateries. Enjoy a children’s music show or an authentic PEI Kitchen Party featuring Mike and Leon. Step back in time in our 19th century school house, manse and church set among spectacular gardens. Open Jun 13-Sep 13. Jun & Sep, 10 am- 5 pm; Jul & Aug, 10 am-8 pm. No entrance fee, check website for music show times, dates and ticket details. Avonlea Showband bookings available May-Oct.

GREEN GABLES HERITAGE PLACE

902-963-7874; toll free 1-888-773- 8888. parkscanada.gc.ca/greengables 8619 Rte 6, west of Rte 13.

Walk in the footsteps of Lucy Maud Montgomery and immerse yourself in the landscape that inspired Anne of Green Gables. Explore the original house, 19th century gardens, farmyard, and historic forest trails. Enjoy bilingual interactive activities, films, gift shop, The Butter Churn Cafe and more! Open May 1-Oct 31, daily, 9 am-5 pm. Apr 15-30 and Nov open by special appointment only, custom tour and entry fees apply.

 

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NATIONAL PARK

902-672-6350, toll free 1-888-773- 8888. www.parkscanada.gc.ca/pei 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. Open May 17-Aug 31. Select facilities - please see website for more information.

 

SANTA’S WOODS

902-963-2089 7380 Cavendish Rd, Rte 6.

Doug Holland. A kids’ “seventh heaven.” Little Tykes wagons and trains, toys, games, motorized vehicles, activities around every pathway. Santa’s surprise visits and barbecue. Bouncin’ Boxers, glow-in-the-dark mini golf, multitrampoline, Gingerbread Park, Pirates Cove, Rock Climb. Glide Ride through the trees, play with kittens and bunnies. Open Jun 1-Sep 15. Admission includes all park facilities and activities.

THE FARMERS’ BANK OF RUSTICO & DOUCET HOUSE MUSEUMS

902-963-3168 off season 902-963-2194 fax www.farmersbank.ca

2188 Church Rd, Rte 243 off Rte 6.

Farmers’ Bank of Rustico, National Historic Site operated 1864-1894, first people’s bank and “precursor of credit union movement in North America”. Genealogical Centre of Rustico Acadians; Doucet House (c 1772), Acadian log house, interpretation programs, special events. Open Jun 1-Sep 30. Mon-Sat, 9:30 am- 5:30 pm; Sun, 11 am-5 pm.

 

 

LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY BIRTHPLACE

902-886-2099; mobile 902-836-5502 www.lmmontgomery.ca 6461 Junction of Rtes 6 and 20.

George Campbell. Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables, was born in 1874 in this modest house, decorated with Victorian period pieces. Exhibits include a replica of Montgomery’s wedding dress and personal scrapbooks containing copies of stories and poems. Browse through our books and gifts. Open May 20- Oct 10. Daily, 9 am-5 pm. Admission charged.

 

JOEY’S DEEP-SEA FISHING (EST. 1978) & CAPTAIN COVE SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

902-963-2295 toll free 1-888-461-5639 www.joeysfishing.com 6628 Rustico Rd.

Joey Gauthier. Cod/ Mackerel Fishing: Three, 3-hour trips daily. Fun for all ages. Tuna Charters: Catch and release a giant bluefin tuna. Lobster Tours: Authentic fishing experience complete with on-board dining. Also on site: Captain Cove Restaurant featuring a waterfront licensed deck. Interac, V, MC accepted. Open Jun 1-Sep 30. Please check website for scheduling and pricing information.

 

FISHERMAN’S WHARF LOBSTER SUPPERS

902-963-2669 toll free 1-877-289-1010 www.fishermanswharf.ca 7230 Rustico Rd, Rte 6.

Serving fresh Island lobster from our own pound. To accompany your lobster or alternate, enjoy unlimited mussels, chowder, 60 foot salad bar, desserts and beverage. Everything except your entrée is unlimited! With seating for 500 we accommodate large groups with ease. Kid’s menu available. Open May 10-Oct 12. Daily, 12 noon-9 pm. Reduced hours in May, Jun, Sep and Oct.

SANDSPIT ENTERTAINMENT LTD.

902-963-2626 toll free 1-877-963-3939 www.maritimefun.com 8986 Cavendish Rd, Rte 6.

PEI’s classic amusement park! Ride the Cyclone roller-coaster, ferris wheel and over 15 other carnival favourites. Enjoy the bumper-boats and miniature golf course. Try our old-fashioned games, enjoy a tasty carnival treat or take a spin on the Can-Am racers (sold separately). Open Jun 18-Sep 7. All-day bracelet packages or pay-as-you-go. No admission charge to grounds. Canteen and picnic facilities available.

 

SHINING WATERS FAMILY FUN PARK

902-963-3939 toll free 1-877-963-3939 www.maritimefun.com 8885 Cavendish Rd, Rte 6.

Explore acres of fun! Over 40 attractions, including new leisure pool. Plunge down one of four large waterslides, splash around in Turtle Cove splash pool with three junior waterslides. Enjoy the live/ animated animals in Bandit’s Barnyard. Go exploring in Discovery Woods and Storybook Land. Open Jun 18-Sep 6. All-day bracelets. Canteen and picnic facilities available.

 

GRANDPA’S ANTIQUE PHOTO STUDIO

902-963-2088 www.grandpasphotos.com 8932 Cavendish Rd.

Antique photos finished in “old-time sepia, black/ white, colour”. Select a theme, choose from large collection of “quick-change” costumes, hats, props. We’ll do the rest! Be transformed into characters from the Old West, Roaring Twenties or Victorian era. It’s quick, affordable and fun. Open May 16-Oct 11. Late June to Labour Day, 10 am-10 pm; shoulder season, 11 am-5 pm, (or otherwise posted).

 

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! ODDITORIUM

902-963-2242 off season 902-969-9386 www.cavendishentertainment.com 8863 Cavendish Rd, Rte 6.

Exciting new exhibits. For a worldly adventure, explore Ripley’s! 14 galleries of unique collections... shrunken heads, lizardman, matchstick roadster, great white shark, balloon fish, car part megatron man and much more. Bizarre illusions, videos and interactives. Take your photo with the world’s tallest man. Ageless fun. Open May 30-Sep 13. Jun & Sep, 9:30 am-5 pm; Jul 1-Aug 22, 9 am-8 pm; Aug 23-Aug 31, 9 am-6 pm. Ticket sales close one hour prior to closing time.

 

THE PEARL

7792 Cavendish Road, North Rustico, PEI.

From its eclectic interior design to forward-thinking menu, The Pearl stands out as a true gem amongst a sea of family-oriented tourist restaurants located on the Island’s north shore, near Cavendish. The brunch and dinner options are an ode to the Maritimes’ best bounty, from fresh-caught seafood to healthful veggies. Must-try: Seared Digby Scallops and Maple Glazed Pork Belly, $34. 

 

THE GREAT CANADIAN SOAP CO.

902-672-2242; toll free 1-800-793-1644 shop@greatcanadiansoap.com www.greatcanadiansoap.com 4224 Portage Rd, Rte 6.

Pamper yourself with 100% natural beauty/cosmetic products. Everything handmade onsite. Featured on CTV’s Canada AM. Canada’s largest handmade goat’s milk soap producer. Visit/feed the goats supplying rich, moisturizing milk. Presentations. Free samples. Moneyback guarantee. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Balms, creams, shampoo, scrubs, masques, lotions. Open May 4-Oct 17. Daily, Jun 15-Sep 1, 9 am-6 pm. Off-season, 9 am- 5 pm.

 

The Blue Mussel Cafe

312 Harbourview DrNorth Rustico Harbour, PEC0A 1H0

 A seasonal seafood restaurant located in North Rustico Harbour, PEI just off the beaten path. We specialize in fresh seafood and strive to provide food that is as fresh and local as possible. We offer a large variety of delicious and wholesome meals with no deep fried food. We are committed to offering an authentic PEI dining experience and a view that you will never forget!

 

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