Points East Coastal Drive - Prince Edward Island PEI
 

Discovery Drives

Discovery Drives

There is so much to see and do along Points East Coastal Drive that we've tried to make your Prince Edward Island vacation planning easier by breaking it down into eight enjoyable drives. Each drive passes by our friendly small towns, soul-inspiring scenery and world-famous beaches. For a self-guided tour, where you can start and end anywhere you like, download the pdf to find the Discovery Points for each drive. Follow the Star Fish signs and Point of interest highway signage to discover special places.  For the travel writers choices, check out their itineraries on Day Trips.

Hillsborough River

Hillsborough River

This 79km drive, is home to The Links at Crowbush Cove, recognized as one of the top ten golf courses in North America and one of the most scenic sections of the Confederation Trail.

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North Shore

North Shore

Best-known for the spectacular parabolic dunes at Greenwich, this 54km route also offers five beaches, deep sea fishing, live theatre and ceilidhs.

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Eastern Beaches

Eastern Beaches

Singing sands, endless white sand beaches extending up and around the eastern tip, deep sea fishing and music festivals draw thousands of families and couples to this 54km coastal route.

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Eastern Bays

Eastern Bays

Nature at its finest is the key to this 73km section. The Souris, Fortune and Boughton Rivers have created a series of bays separating woodlands, farms and coastlines.

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Three Rivers

Three Rivers

History buffs and outdoor enthusiasts will find this 80km route through Prince Edward Island an intriguing chain of historic sites, coastal activities and cultural venues.

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Eastern Harbours

Eastern Harbours

Along the shores of the Murray River is a 30km long cluster of agricultural and fishing communities and gorgeous white and red sand beaches.

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Southern Banks

Southern Banks

The Points East Coastal Drive offers dramatic views of boat traffic on the Northumberland Straight.46km along the sea coast.

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Orwell Bay

Orwell Bay

This 60km area delivers some of Prince Edward Island’s most classic pastoral landscape with rolling green fields bounded by the Northumberland Strait.

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