Friday, January 9, 2009

Prince Edward Island, Canada

Prince Edward Island is one of the most beautiful areas in Canada, a peaceful retreat that embraces the natural beauty offered by the sea and the greenery of the nation. Although the island is quite populated and is, in fact, the most densely populated area in the nation, most of Prince Edward Island is dominated by national parklands where the environment is protected.

There are several tourist attractions on Prince Edward Island most of which feature the beaches of the island. There are several local attractions of interest to the tourist or traveler particularly the theaters which usually offer plays and musical performances throughout the year.

If you want an inland adventure consisting of the outdoors you will want to participate in the bike tours around Prince Edward Island. The area is a truly beautiful place with a picturesque coastline dotted by small boats and cottages. Bike tours provide you with the opportunity to see all these senic features up close.

The Confederation Bridge joins the Canadian provinces of Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, making travel throughout the Maritimes easy and convenient. The curved 8 mile long bridge is the longest in the world crossing ice-covered water, and it stands as one of Canada’s top engineering achievements of the 20th century.

The Confederation Trail is popular among the cyclists who want to view the entire island by bike since it stretches from one end of Prince Edward Island to the other. The Confederate Trail was made specifically for cyclists and hikers so that you can slow down and enjoy the island without worrying about traffic.

There are dining experiences for families who have a small budget as well as restaurants that specialize in formal fine dining encounters. If you are in a hurry to have your lunch then you may wish to check out one of the great traditional seafood restaurants around the Prince Edward Island region.

There are also several four star restaurants located on Prince Edward Island. These restaurants are great for that special evening out with your family where you can enjoy fabulous food complimented by great company.

If you are visiting the Prince Edward Island to simply spend some time with your family you can spend quality time at the Victoria Park in Charlottetown. This park contains all of the traditional activities for families with children including a great pool and a tennis court. For those with teenage children there is even a skateboard park within the confines of Victoria Park. Your family will love Victoria Park and you can even visit some of Charlottetown’s historic locations while you are there.

Of course, nothing beats a day on the beach and Prince Edward Island is home to a long coastline of wonderful sandy beaches. Your family will love playing on the sand dunes that line the coast or simply lying in the sun enjoying the weather.

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1 comment:

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