Explore the Coast

Our “Explore The Coast” itinerary was designed to ensure you make the most of your day on the Western Coast with some of the best ways to explore and see the vast beauty that is the North Cape Coastal Region.

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morning

Morning

North Cape Complex + Wind Interpretive Centre

Get up close to impressive wind turbines and learn about wind energy at the North Cape Wind Energy Interpretive Centre. Also on site are the North Cape Gift Shop and Black Marsh Nature Trail.

21817 Route 12, North Cape

(902) 882-2991

northcape.ca

Distance to Next Destination: 69 km

afternoon

Afternoon

West Point Lighthouse + Museum + Beach

Discover this quaint community in Western P.E.I. boasting beautiful beaches, dunes and an iconic lighthouse.

364 Cedar Dunes Park Rd, West Point

(902) 859-3605

westpointharmony.ca/

Distance to Next Destination: 63 km

Mi'kmaq Cultural Centre

Be introduced to the culture of Lennox Island. Take a historically rich nature walk and enjoy the beautiful views of the scenic shores while you learn about Mi’kmaq history and customs.

8 Eagle Feather Trail, Lennox Island

(902) 831-3109

lennoxisland.com

Distance to Next Destination: 44 km

evening

Evening

Village Musical Acadien

Experience harmony in The Evangeline Region or “The Musical Region”. It lives up to its name with a variety of traditional and contemporary music and entertainment venues including the “Village Musical Acadien”.

1745 Route 124, Abram-Village

(902) 854-3300

villagemusical.com/

Distance to Next Destination: 41 km

Shops of Spinnaker’s Landing

Find unique shops featuring one-of-a-kind souvenirs, clothing, antiques, jewelry and local art. You can even take a Baywalk tour on a Segway!

150 Heather Moyse Drive, Summerside

spinnakerslanding.com/

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On The Way

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Be sure to stop by these picturesque locations along the way to take in the scenery and snap a quick photo.

Seacow Pond Harbour
Seacow Pond, off Route 12
View today’s catch as it is brought onshore.

Skinners Pond Beach
Skinners Pond, off Route 14
Stop in the community that is the boyhood home of Stompin’ Tom Connors.

Back Road Folk Art
1176 Centerline Rd. – Rte. 151, Lauretta
(902) 853-3644
Explore the creative works of Kerras Jeffery and get a photo with the world’s largest egg beater.

West Cape Lookout
6304 Route 14, West Cape
Stop at the North Cape Coastal Drive Kiosk to photograph the coastal cliffs, wind turbines, farmed fields, and the Northumberland Strait.

 

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Canadian Potato Museum
Learn all there is to know about P.E.I.’s biggest export – the potato.
1 Dewer Lane, O’Leary
(902) 859-2039

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Green Gable Alpacas
Stop by the Fibre House Boutique and take home something beautifully handmade and luxurious.
5627 Route 12, Birch Hill
(902) 303-0647

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Island Traditions Store
Stop by this shop featuring over one hundred Island artisans and watch as hadn-woven baskets are crafted everyday.
17 Sunnyside Rd, Richmond
(902) 854-3063

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The Bottle Houses
Visit this quirky Island attraction where you’ll find three fantasy-like buildings decorated with thousands of glass bottles and some of the best gardens in Western PEI.
6891 Route 11, Cap-Egmont
(902) 854-2987
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Summerside Baywalk Boardwalk
Stroll along the 6.5 Km trail or hop on a Segway and tour around.
370 Ottawa St., Summerside

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