Points East Coastal Drive

Cultural experiences and activities are abundant in eastern PEI.

The eastern end of the Island offers its own brand of “Down East” culture and experiences that include theatre, Ceilidhs, artisans, museums, six lighthouses open to the public, and over "50 Phenomenal Beaches". Here, you can also explore the history of the Island’s vanished railway, bike the Confederation Trail, fish for giant Bluefin tuna or learn how to dig bar clams or tong for oysters. Experience artisans and craftspersons at work in beautiful coastal towns. If you plan to take the ferry from Nova Scotia to PEI, the Points East Coastal Drive is where you’ll arrive. Download our free mobile app.

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The Old General Store

Visit this increasingly rare example of a century old, country general store, now reborn as an exquisite handcraft boutique. Marvel at the exceptional craftsmanship of the trim, original windows and the tall, double front doors. Inside, the original counter, shelving, bins, posts and beams whisper of bygone years when the general store was the heart of the community. View the "Golden Age of Sail" outdoor mural and search for the building in the painting!