Prince Edward Island is one of Canada’s most popular vacation destinations and is home of the birthplace of Confederation. The convenient downtown location of Rodd Charlottetown Hotel allows you to easily experience the Victorian charm of our city by foot and the rest of our Island with many daytrips.
The City of Charlottetown is home to the Charlottetown Festival & the Guild Festival. Enjoy the Famous Mainstage Musical Production Anne of Green Gables — The Musical, Anne & Gilbert or visit the home of Green Gables in Cavendish.
Prince Edward Island is widely recognized as a golfer’s haven. There are over 25 courses on the Island with very reasonable green fees. The famous Links at Crowbush Cove is only 35 minutes from Rodd Charlottetown. Click here for more information on all of our Island courses.
The famous white sand beaches of Prince Edward Island are easily accessible from Rodd Charlottetown. We would be happy to assist you with directions to any of our Island beaches such as Brackley, Dalvay, or Cavendish.
Visiting with your family during the summer months? Shining Waters Family Fun Park, Sandspit Amusement Park and Burlington Amusement Park are must visit amusement parks for those families looking to create some long lasting summer fun memories. Don’t forget to stop by Cows Creamery for an ice cream cone before heading to the Brackley Drive In to catch the latest movies on the big outdoor screen. Weather not cooperating during your stay – don’t let a little rain ruin your vacation. There’s still a variety of activities to do and spots to visit that will keep you and your family dry: That Fun Place, Black Magic Indoor Blacklight Mini Golf, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, Murphy’s Bowling Centre, Off the Wallz Trampoline Park, Happy Potter, Red Rock Climbing Wall and Panda Fun, just to name a few! (Bonus: some of these places are open year round – so you can enjoy them no matter what month you visit in!)
Are you a bit of a history buff? Do museums and historic sites intrigue you? Then you won’t want to miss visiting the following places on your next visit to PEI: Province House National Historic Site, Beaconsfield Historic House, Orwell Corner Historic Village, Elmira Railway Museum and Prince Edward Island Potato Museum.
Would you describe yourself as a foodie? Someone who has an ardent or refined interest in food and alcoholic beverages? Do you seek out new food experiences as a hobby rather than simply eating out of convenience or hunger? If so, PEI’s dining and culinary experiences will not disappoint you! From our many restaurants and breweries to festivals and events, like Fall Flavours and the PEI International Shellfish Festival – you won’t leave hungry!
Are you looking for a more authentic PEI experience? Are you hoping to do more than just witness the Island way of life? In an ever-growing series of activities, you can work side-by-side with chefs, artisans, fishermen, farmers, musicians and a host of people who love what they do and want to share it with you. Authentic PEI Experiences has just what you need to have a holiday with some real life behind it.
City Beach Express
Your link between the city and the beach. City Beach Express provides transportation to and from Charlottetown or Cavendish. The service provides an option for guests arriving without transportation or who prefer to relax and avoid driving. Let us be your driver!
Note: Reservations are required for all fares. This ensures adequate seating and planning for each run.
Experience the Island like a local!
No one knows Prince Edward Island better than the people who live and explore it every day. Learn about beaches the locals use, the best spot for kayaking, find out where Islanders buy their fresh seafood and a best attraction to entertain the kids all day. Welcome PEI is a great guide to Prince Edward Island travel information on accommodations, festivals, dining, attractions and shops and a local’s blog dedicated to sharing all the BEST things to see and do in PEI from the insider’s perspective.
Charlottetown, Canada’s Birthplace, knows the ins and outs of great hospitality. Discover one of our many festivals celebrated throughout the seasons and sample the food that makes us famous. In Charlottetown you will never be far from shopping, world class theatre; including Anne of Green Gables The Musical, historic sites and the most beautiful golf courses you have ever seen.
Outer Limit Sports
Looking to rent a bike to tour the beautiful downtown area of Charlottetown? Or maybe you want to head to the Bonshaw Hills or the Brookvale Nordic Trails? The Confederation Trail is always an option too. With bike rentals from Outer Limit Sports, maps of the Confederation Trail and the City of Charlottetown are available with each rental. They have everything you’ll need from rentals to bike tours and everything in between!