The Magic of Winterval

The Magic of Winterval

The Holiday festivities have come and gone, leaving a blanket of sparkling snow covering the island’s gentle slopes and pine trees. The month of January at times can feel long and dull as the warm and cozy lights from the Christmas tree come down and the...
The Shipwreck of Georgetown PEI

The Shipwreck of Georgetown PEI

On a cool, misty day, a small island appears in the distance off the coast of Georgetown, Prince Edward Island. Known as Poxy Island to the locals, this little piece of land holds a mysterious wonder – the wreck of a ship from many years ago. Its exposed shell...
Cozy Autumn Adventures

Cozy Autumn Adventures

There is something so comforting about the changing of seasons. It’s something we can always rely on to show up, like an old friend when you need them the most. The hustle and bustle of Summer is always fun and exciting but when the air becomes crisp and the...
Orwell Bay Discovery Drive

Orwell Bay Discovery Drive

Cross the Hillsborough Bridge to start the Points East Coastal Drive in the town of Stratford. This 60km area delivers some of Prince Edward Island’s most classic pastoral landscape with rolling green fields bounded by the Northumberland Strait. The area is rich...
North Shore Discovery Drive

North Shore Discovery Drive

Best-known for the spectacular parabolic dunes at Greenwich, this 54km route also offers five beaches, live theatre and ceilidhs plus both archaeological and historical highlights to its visitors. North Shore Discovery Drive (Campbells Cove to St. Peters) Communities...
Southern Banks Discovery Drive

Southern Banks Discovery Drive

The Points East Coastal Drive offers dramatic views of boat traffic on the Northumberland Strait with a stunning backdrop of Pictou Island and the Nova Scotia mainland. This 46km route also features a local winery, a historic lighthouse, art gallery, takeout...
Three Rivers Discovery Drive

Three Rivers Discovery Drive

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. Highlights include the restored site of a 1730s French trading centre now known as Roma at...
Eastern Harbours Discovery Drive

Eastern Harbours Discovery Drive

Along the shores of the Murray River is a 30km long cluster of agricultural and fishing communities, gorgeous white and red sand beaches and two Heritage Roads. Watch as fresh lobster catches come ashore at Beach Point, Murray Harbour and Machon Point in May and June....
Hillsborough River Discovery Drive

Hillsborough River Discovery Drive

Hillsborough River Discovery Drive (St. Peters to Stratford) and (St. Peters to Bedford) The small community of Lakeside, is home to a marquee attraction, The Links at Crowbush Cove, recognized as one of the top ten golf courses in North America. This 79km drive with...
Eastern Beaches Discovery Drive

Eastern Beaches Discovery Drive

Popular white sand beaches, deep sea fishing, museums and music festivals work together to draw thousands of families and couples to this 54km route extending up and around the eastern tip of Prince Edward Island. Souris is the gateway community for ferry travellers...
Eastern Bays Discovery Drive

Eastern Bays Discovery Drive

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. Visitors can enjoy woodland horse trails, and scenic vistas. The “sheds” for lobster fishermen...
The Shipwreck of Basin Head Beach

The Shipwreck of Basin Head Beach

Buried deep below the sands and sea off Prince Edward Island lay the wreckages of many ships, containing tales of sailors and fishermen who battled Mother Nature’s fury. Islanders have a great love for the sea, but it can be rough and very unpredictable. If you find a...
Family Friendly & Free Itinerary

Family Friendly & Free Itinerary

Welcome to the family side of Points East Coastal Drive, where we know it’s best to have amenities close by and free + fun activities planned for visitors of all ages. Now, did you really come to PEI if you didn’t explore some of the best beaches? Eastern PEI is known...