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Charlottetown

Canada's birthplace

This friendly city by the sea may not be big in size, but it has had a huge impact on the birth of Canada. It was here that the Fathers of Confederation met to hammer out the deal that formed the Dominion of Canada in 1867; you can follow in their footsteps at Province House National Historic Site.

Today, Charlottetown offers visitors a splendid combination of down-home charm and sophisticated cultural attractions. Take in a performance of Anne of Green Gables at the Confederation Centre for the Arts. Enjoy a cone of world-famous Cows brand ice cream as you stroll the waterfront amid tree-lined streets and colourful 19th-century homes. Charlottetown is also a great base from which to explore the rest of Prince Edward Island; attractions such as the Basin Head Fisheries Museum and Green Gables Heritage Place are easy day trips.



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