Discover the uniqueness of the "Sunsets and Seascapes" of the westernmost parts of Prince Edward Island. This is an area of unspoiled splendor, secluded beaches, picturesque fishing, farming communities and unique attractions. Spend a night in a lighthouse, enjoy fine dining, take a long walk on one of the beaches or enjoy the tang of salt air as you stroll along one of the bustling wharves. Beautiful, secluded and picturesque - what better way to spend a hot afternoon or a warm summer's evening.
Western Prince Edward Island has lots to offer anyone interested in spending time out of doors. The rivers and brooks offer some of the finest angling and shell fishing opportunities anywhere. Soft-shelled clams, mussels, and bar clams are popular and can be found at West Point and Cascumpec Bay.
The small town of Alberton is rich with history and culture. The Island's first European visitor came ashore in 1534 in the vicinity of a provincial park, named for the same French explorer, Jacques Cartier. He remarked that this was "the fairest land 'tis possible to see!" The park holds a celebration of this great discovery every July at Rediscovery Day. Jacques Cartier Provincial Park offers a wide range of activities for all ages.
The town West Point has miles of fine sandy beaches, camping at Cedar Dunes Provincial Park, picnicking, nature trails, swimming and a fishing wharf where fresh seafood is available. You will most definitely find incomparable views of the ocean from nearby capes. North Cape, PEI's northernmost point is surely a sight not to be missed. A great selection of B&Bs are entwined throughout the area. Many of the properties listed below are members of: