Charlottetown, a capital city, is also the largest city on Prince Edward Island. While it was incorporated as a town in 1855, its history stretches back to 1720 when French colonists first arrived on the island. It was overtaken by England during the French and Indian war in 1758, establishing a strong English presence in the town’s culture, still ... Read more
seen in the landmarks today. Charlottetown is known for its Victorian-era houses, 19th-century landmarks, and its newly-opened cruise ship port.

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Charlottetown reviews

  • 9.8
    History Buffs
  • 8.2
    Family Travellers
  • 6.7
    Art & Design Lovers
  • 6.7
    Foodies
  • 6.7
    Outdoor Enthusiasts

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Melbourne

Charlottetown has it all. Fine dining, Racetrack and casino with poker,theatre, museum, shopping. A great place to explore!

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Explore the unique shops and cultural restaurants in downtown Charlottetown.

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San Francisco

Really cute spot in the Maritime provinces and a definite must see! It's a small town, rich with culture and a quaint warm local vibe. Make a point of going to the Red Cliffs and of course Anne of Green Gables house. Helpful hint: if you're driving, pay attention to the weather, the Confederate Bridge will close if the wind is bad and you'll have to wait overnight to cross.

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Toronto

Charlottetown is the capital of Canada's smallest province, and the home of Confederation. It's a small city - barely qualifying as such - that's beautiful to walk around. The people are friendly and accommodating, and the summer months are full of tourist activities.

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First to Review

Great music, friendly people, interesting art & history and an incredibly beautiful agrarian society with rich, red soils and lush greenery. The red, sandstone cliffs along the coastline is astounding. Music gatherings occur frequently throughout the island and was one of the great highlights to the trip.

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