Charlottetown Tourism

Visit Charlottetown - Best of Charlottetown

Charlottetown knows a thing or two about hospitality. After all, it has much reason to be proud of its seaside grandeur and its vibrant, verdant landscapes. People here love to host and celebrate just about everything from oysters to music to flowers, there’s a festival to rejoice everything here. Unbearable winters are made warm with Charlottetown’s signature hospitality and summers are when the landscape truly comes alive with glittering waters and glorious greens.

Don’t even try and escape the charm of the beautiful tree-lined pathways, brightly colored flower beds and historic splendor. There’s much to make you smile in this seaside town. Canada’s birthplace, Charlottetown flirts with you with its humble seductiveness and takes you in like one of its own. This quote from the town’s very own musical Anne of Green Gables summarizes the feeling of being in Charlottetown beautifully, ‘Look at that sea, girls--all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn't enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of dollars and ropes of diamonds.’

Charlottetown Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Charlottetown tips for your visit

  • Prince Edward Island cliffs appear to be easy to climb but they might transform into deadly traps.
  • Even though you will not find them out and about on the roads, foxes are in abundance in Prince Edward Island. Beware of them in deserted places.
  • Try to avoid travel to Charlottetown in winter as it gets quite boring because shops and a few attractions are shut in that period.
  • If you plan on visiting the beach on Prince Edward Island, do not try and climb a sand dune if you spot any. Endangered birds lay eggs on them and human intervention can destroy the dunes completely.

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Facts and Stats for Charlottetown*

  • Pollution Statistics in Charlottetown

    Know the pollution level of Charlottetown before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Charlottetown: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Charlottetown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Charlottetown.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 97.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30.56 (Low)
  • Living in Charlottetown - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 72.31 (High)
    • Pollution Index 5.6 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.72 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.48 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 116.74 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Charlottetown

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Charlottetown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.43 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.79 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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