Explore one of the newest cities in Canada. Summerside is rich in heritage; the stately homes that grace the downtown residential core were once home to many a wealthy shipbuilder and Spinnakers Landing on the waterfront brings the shipbuilding era alive once more. The city of Summerside is now a modern lively city with an attractive waterfront area. Maybe this evening you could perhaps attend the Feast Dinner Theatre held in Brothers 2 Restaurant.
Today drive along the Green Gables Shore which offers the perfect combination of Island scenery, culture and food artisans! Visit Kensington and the old stone railway station - a National Historic Site as well as well as Indian River to view the dramatic church of St. Mary. Continue on to Cavendish - the home of Anne of Green Gables and Avonlea - the village of Anne of Green Gables. Visit Anne of Green Gables Chocolates- they are handmade before your eyes at Avonlea Village. Travel to New Glasgow and tour Glasgow Glen Farm, producer of Cheese lady's Gouda, with over 16 flavours of gouda cheese. Quality cheese straight from the source, with samples available. Visit the farm, observe from the viewing window but don't miss the best part - samples.
Spend the day exploring the home of Anne of Green Gables.
Continue on to Charlottetown - the island capital. Choose from one of the many restaurants available in the downtown area this morning perhaps you could join the Taste the Town tour - a culinary walking tour of downtown Charlottetown. This tour features tastings of unique Island foods such as lobster sushi, mussels, craft beer, chocolate-dipped potato chips, hand-cut fries, Lebanese specialties and COWS ice cream. In the afternoon visit one of the many farmers markets available in the downtown core of Charlottetown. This evening why not enjoy a unique dining experience in the Lucy Maud Dining Room, one location two great culinary experiences. This is a training restaurant for the Culinary Institute of Canada. The students are under the guidance of world class chef instructors and prepare extraordinary culinary creations using the very best the fields and waters of PEI have to offer. Come for the food, enjoy the view overlooking Charlottetown Harbour and savour the Experience, overnight Charlottetown.
This morning enjoy a walking tour of historic Charlottetown. Stroll along the streets and retrace the footsteps of the fathers of confederation. Be sure to visit Founders' Hall - Canada's Birthplace Pavilion or the national historic street called Great George. If time permits, visit Fort Amherst-Port-La-Joye National Historic Site, located near Charlottetown Harbour and Victoria-by-the-sea, a storybook historic fishing village that has been revitalized by the many artisans who now call it home. This area offers a wide scope of activities including, kayaking, crafts, shopping and live theatre - all within walking distance.