This is a region where the touring includes quiet, sandy beaches, lighthouses open to visitors, coastlines dotted with fishing ports and everywhere immaculate farmsteads and tiny white churches. Rolling hills and a substantial amount of woodland, allow for hiking, camping and bird-watching. This magical combination is called the "Hills and Harbours" of PEI.
In this mostly rural area of the Island, the largest community of Montague has become a "don't miss" destination. Montague the Beautiful, as the name suggests, is one of the prettiest towns on the Island. Graced with a tranquil river, lovely tree-lined streets and stately homes, it is a wonderful environment for visitors. Go on a seal-watching tour, bike or stroll the Confederation Trail; but do not forget a wonderful lunch or dinner overlooking the Montague River. Just down the road, in the county capital of Georgetown, you will find wide streets lined with gracious heritage homes, a theatre and a fine harbourfront.
You're certain to hear the lively strains of the fiddle as you tour the southeast region of the Island. Folks here have even been known to play golf and race horses in the traditional tartan kilts!
History is front and centre in Orwell where two sites interpret the Island's past at Orwell Corner Historic Village and Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead.
In the Brudenell River Resort,you will find 2 wonderful 18-hole courses, a golf academy, all in four-star accommodations in the hotel and executive cottages. For non-golfers, the resort provides horseback riding, lawn bowling, kayaking and nature trails.
Some of the warmest water lies off the Panmure Island Provincial Park-a favourite with locals. Many of the properties listed below are members of: