Prince Edward Island: the memorable experiences

Prince Edward Island is a place for the adventurous and the bold.

The great green landscape that displays the hues of the ocean on its coastline offers a ton of fun activities to engage in. Simultaneously, it is a place away from the hustle and bustle of big cities. It is a place where peace can be cherished, and the ‘Anne of Green Gables’ can be read under the gentle shade of a tree.

From the red-soiled beached to the beachside farmhouses, Prince Edward Island is a glimpse of what serenity looks like.

What would you love?

Wondering whether it’s worth paying a visit to Prince Edward?  Here are the most unforgettable experiences that you can take home with you after visiting the Island.

  1. Kayaking: This is the perfect activity to kinder the adventurous spirit inside you. Kayaking along the shores of Prince Edward Island is an experience in which you paddle your way through the enormous stretches of the infinite blue.

Stepping away from the land is a delight in itself. Viewing the rugged mainland of PEI from the viewpoint of the ocean is just something else!

  1. Windsurfing: The intense winds that power the wind farm located in North Cape provide an opportunity for fun as well. Windsurfing conditions in Prince Edward Island take their peak form after the afternoon. There are some access points from where you can leave the contours of the mainland on your surfboard.

  1. Confederation Trail: It has been more than ten years since the confederation trail came into existence. The 274-kilometer distance is a tourist attraction that stays open throughout the whole year. Adventure enthusiasts should be assuaged by the fact that snowmobiles are allowed to enter the trail in the winter season. Nonetheless, the option of cycling the whole distance is viable at all times.

  1. Deep-sea fishing: In a place known for its seafood, it is safe to assume that fishing is not an uncommon activity. In fact, the fishing industry is among the top most contributors to the island’s economy. The Trout River located on the western side of the island is one of the ideal location for deep-sea fishing.

An attempt at catching the Bluefin Tuna can also be made at the Morell River.

  1. Mountain Biking: If the confederation trail didn’t totally satisfy the cyclist inside you, the Brookvale Nordic Center you might want to go take a mountain bike and ride across the 40 kilometers of a single track trail. Another location to ride your mountain bike would be the Gairloch Trail. This loop trail extends over a distance of 7 Kilometres and can also be traversed by hiking enthusiasts.

 

It’s time to take the vacation you always wanted!

Prince Edward Island is a location that offers something for everyone. Well, whatever you choose to do in PEI, it is certain that there would be at least one authentic experience that you’ll remember for the rest of your life!

A scrumptious tour of Canada’s food island – Prince Edward

The culinary aspect of traveling to Prince Edward Island is perhaps the most enriching experience that Canada’s smallest province has to offer. Foodies from every corner of the world visit PEI to have a taste of the potatoes and seafood prepared there.

In fact, Prince Edward Island is often dubbed as the ‘Food island of Canada’. The food festivals that stretch throughout the year are a result of the high-quality foods that are produced locally.

Yet another moniker that is often associated with Prince Edward Island is that of ‘The Garden of the Gulf’. Yet again, the island’s cuisine is at the forefront of the above-mentioned association.

In a place where good food is available in almost every corner of every street, finding the best restaurants and food joints requires some previously acquired knowledge.

The top foods you need to try out when you’re at Edward!

Well, if your mind’s slate is unaware of the best food experiences available in Prince Edward Island, here is a list of the most popular eatables available there that you must try.

  1. Lobster: In order to have a taste of the Lobster prepared in Prince Edward Island, you need not wait for a specific season. It is available all year round. However, the fishing seasons for this delicacy are numbered. The staple run of lobsters can be enjoyed for two time periods. The first one is from May to June, and the second one spans the months of June, July, and August.

The extent of lobster production in PEI can be estimated by the fact that it amounts to 80% of the world’s total lobster production. Dave’s is most people’s go-to place for getting a bite of this delicacy.

  1. Potatoes: The growth of potatoes has been a part of Prince Edward Island’s culture since the latter part of the 1700s. The tradition of the growth of potatoes is one that has survived all these years and finds a large chunk of the island’s farmers involved in it.

The variety of the potatoes grown most widely in the island are Russets. 330 potato growers spread throughout the mainland have fostered a billion dollar industry that ships potatoes to more than 20 countries worldwide.

  1. Clams: Prince Edward Island’s cuisine is heavily focused on kinds of seafood. Clams are among the most popular eatables produced in the island. In order to have a taste of clams in Canada’s garden of the gulf, one doesn’t even need to dine in fancy restaurants. The eateries located on the seaside are places good as any to grab a bite of clams in Prince Edward Island.
  2. Mussels: 80% of the mussels produced in Canada originate in Prince Edward Island. The rope cultured blue mussels of PEI are produced for all 12 months of the year. They are best enjoyed when they are steamed and there is melted butter on the side to act as the dipping.

Which one are you planning to try out first?