Prince Edward Island PEI Photos
Photographs from Prince Edward Island capture images of the Anne of Green Gables house, quaint fishing villages, and the scenic and pastoral landscape of this charming maritime province. (There are 26 pictures in photo gallery Prince Edward Island PEI Photos)
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The maritime province of Prince Edward Island is Canada's smallest province. It is located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence between the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The capital city is Charlottetown. Prince Edward Island, called P.E.I., is known as the Birthplace of Confederation. The Charlottetown Conference, held in 1864, eventually led to the creation of Canada in 1867.
The Confederation Bridge, spanning 13 kilometres, connects P.E.I. to New Brunswick across Northumberland Strait. The concrete bridge opened in 1997.
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Prince Edward Island PEI Photos
Lupins Prince Edward Island
Lupins grow around this old house on Prince Edward Island in Canada, North America.
Beautiful purple and pink lupins grow freely in the field by an old house that stands in the background in Prince Edward Island in Canada, North America. Lupins grow large colorful spikes that stand around 1.5 meters tall and bloom anywhere from ...
Prince Edward Island Coastline
A variety of colors make up the coastline of Prince Edward Island near the Orby Head Lookoff where a Cormorant Colony resides.
A brown color shades the water along the Gulf Shore West Parkway from the Orby Head Lookoff in Queens, Prince Edward Island until the water gets deeper and changes its hue to blue. On this stretch of land that juts out along the coastline, you wi ...
Covehead Lighthouse Prince Edward Island
The Covehead Lighthouse sits on the point at Covehead Bay along the Blue Heron Coastal Drive in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
The red and white lighthouse that sits amongst the greenery of Covehead Bay in Queens, Prince Edward Island was built in 1967 and is clearly visible along the Blue Heron Coastal Drive. A plaque on the exterior of the Covehead Lighthouse explains ...
Northumberland Strait Bridge Prince Edward Island
The Confederation Bridge spans the Northumberland Strait in Queens, Prince Edward Island for nine miles.
Crossing the Northumberland Strait in Queens, Prince Edward Island has become quite a bit faster since the Confederation Bridge was completed in 1997. To make up for the cost of building the bridge, there is a toll charged but most people do not ...
French River Fishing Village PEI
The old fishing village of French River on Prince Edward Island is a great place to visit.
Old fishing village, French River, PEI, Canada, North America
Chocolate Shop Prince Edward Island
A specialty shop in Prince Edward Island in Canada sells some of the best chocolate throughout the Maritime region.
A unique chocolate shop in the downtown core of Prince Edward Island in Canada displays some delicious looking chocolate and specialty foods. The perfect place while on vacation in Prince Edward Island to buy some treats or chocolate gift package ...
Avonlea Green Gables Village PEI
One of the buildings at Avonlea, the village of Anne of Green Gables in Cavendish, PEI which has become a famous tourist attraction.
A garden next to one of the buildings in Avonlea, the fictional village of Anne of Green Gables in Cavendish, PEI is enclosed by a white picket fence. Inside this village, tourists come to relive the world of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of A ...
Green Gables Village Prince Edward Island
The village of Avonlea welcomes visitors to this storybook village in Prince Edward Island, Canada that relates to the famous novel Anne of Green Gables.
Under the dark blue skies of Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, tourists are welcome to wander through Avonlea, the village of Anne of Green Gables, for a journey back in time. Experience life as L.M. Montgomery did as a child, author of Anne of Gr ...
Confederation Bridge PEI
A very well used crossing between PEI and New Brunswick, Canada is the Confederation Bridge.
The water of the Northumberland Strait swirls around the concrete columns that hold up the nine mile long Confederation Bridge between PEI and New Brunswick. There are about sixty-two concrete columns in place on the entire length of the bridge w ...
Green Gables Property Prince Edward Island
The property that surrounds the House of Green Gables in Prince Edward Island, Canada is manicured to perfection with blossoming flowers in the garden.
In the garden outside the House of Green Gables in Prince Edward Island, an array of flowers blossom and adorn the front property. As tourists wander around the property at this National Historic Site, they will see how Lucy Maud Montgomery was i ...
Avonlea Shop Cavendish Prince Edward Island
The Avonlea shop in the village of Anne of Green Gables in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island is full of unique Canadian themed gifts and souvenirs.
While visiting the village of Anne of Green Gables in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, be sure to browse through the Avonlea shop. Here you will find many collectible dolls made of porcelain relating to Anne of Green Gables. The Avonlea shop is t ...
Prince Edward Island Confederation Bridge
The Northumberland Strait swirls around the concrete spans of the Confederation Bridge that crosses between Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick.
Crossing between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island over the Northumberland Strait has become much simpler since the official opening of the Confederation Bridge in 1997. Cars pay a toll to cross the bridge and cyclists and pedestrians are fo ...
North Rustico Lighthouse Prince Edward Island
A historic building that sits along the edge of the town of North Rustico, Prince Edward Island is home to the North Rustico Lighthouse.
The North Rustico Lighthouse in Prince Edward Island, Canada is painted white with red trim around the windows and is very well maintained. This lighthouse was first established in 1876 and sits amongst the many buildings that make up the town of ...
Heritage Home Prince Edward Island
The well kept gardens and exterior of the heritage home where Lucy Maud Montgomery resided when she was young in Queens, Prince Edward Island.
Green and white colors adorn the exterior of this heritage house that was home to Lucy Maud Montgomery, writer of Anne of Green Gables, when she was a little girl. Her home and the surrounding grounds with blossoming flowers, gave Lucy the perfec ...
Confederation Bridge Structure Prince Edward Island
The Confederation Bridge in Prince Edward Island, Canada is a unique building structure that crosses the Northumberland Strait into New Brunswick.
Standing at Borden-Carlton in Queens in Prince Edward Island you can see how the structure of the Confederation Bridge was uniquely built. This structure runs for nine miles over the Northumberland Strait and thousands use the bridge daily to get ...
Covehead Wharf Prince Edward Island
The quaint waterfront at Covehead Bay in Prince Edward Island in Canada where you will find boats moored at the wharf and a boardwalk ideal for an afternoon walk.
Fishing boats tie up along the wharf at Covehead Bay in Prince Edward Island with buildings that stretch along the waterfront. In one of these buildings you can enjoy a meal at a quaint and cozy restaurant with a choice of eating on the outside d ...
Lobster Fishing Traps Prince Edward Island
In the quaint town of Rustico in Prince Edward Island, you will find lots of lobster traps ready for use if lobster fishing is a favorite past time.
Along the wharf in the harbour of the town of Rustico in Prince Edward Island, piles of lobster traps are stacked and ready to go. The lobster traps wait for the arrival of fishermen to begin their daily fishing excursions in hope of a good day w ...
Fishing Boats Rustico Harbour PEI
Fishing boats tied to the wharf line the harbour of the village of Rustico in Queen's country in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
This quaint village of Rustico is situated in Queen's Country in Prince Edward Island, Canada has the ultimate beauty of a very busy fishing harbour. Lobster fishing boats tie up to the wharf when they are not on the water bringing in fresh lobst ...
Montgomery Heritage House Prince Edward Island
A setting which began a dream come true for Lucy Maud Montgomery when she was born in this heritage house in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
This heritage house painted green and white with a white picket fence surrounding the garden is where Lucy Maud Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables, was born in 1874. Restored and kept in immaculate condition, this heritage house is open t ...
Hollyhock Bloom Prince Edward Island
A beautiful hollyhock in full bloom adorns the garden at Lucy Maud Montgomery's home in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.
A pretty hollyhock bloom opens to its fullest and adorns the garden at Lucy Maud Montgomery's house in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island in Canada.
Lucy Maud Montgomery is the author of the well known book Anne of Green Gables and the house and ...
Heritage House Prince Edward Island
Lucy Maud Montgomery who wrote Anne of Green Gables resided in this Heritage House in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island was she was young.
This famous heritage house is set amongst the natural beauty of Cavendish in Prince Edward Island where Lucy Maud Montgomery was inspired to write her well known book called Anne of Green Gables. The setting of her book written in 1908 was based ...
Green Gables House Prince Edward Island
The interior of the House of Green Gables in Cavendish in Prince Edward Island Provincial Park is a piece of history that everyone should visit.
When visiting this historic landmark known as the House of Green Gables in Prince Edward Island Provincial Park be sure to tour through the interior and see the antique stove and decor. This house has been kept immaculate and off the kitchen you ...
Confederation Bridge Prince Edward Island
The Confederation Bridge unites New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island in Canada.
The Confederation Bridge is the longest bridge but is the shortest route between the two Provinces of Prince Edward Island and News Brunswick and makes the journey between these two places very simple. There was once a ferry that took people to a ...
Confederation Centre Art Gallery
People gather to see one of the many attractions at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Prince Edward Island, Canada displays over 15,000 amazing pieces of Canadian artwork. Musical theaters, comedies and art shows are some of the fabulous performances put on at the Confederation Centre Art Ga ...
Golf Green Gables Prince Edward Island
A putting green and a hilly fairway at the House of Green Gables Golf Course in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
The House of Green Gables Golf Course in Prince Edward Island, Canada opened in 1939 and in the 1980's there was some major revamping done to make this golf course top of the line. Rolling hills and ocean views are part of the beauty of this eigh ...
Lobster Traps Prince Edward Island
Outside the boat houses in Malpeque, Prince Edward Island you will find lobster traps ready for use.
In the harbour in the historic village of Malpeque in Prince Edward Island you can rent lobster traps to catch some lobsters for some delicious meals. These wooden framed traps enclosed by rope mesh are the most widely used type of lobster traps ...
...is best known for the spunky red-headed orphan from Lucy Maud Montgomery's famous novel Anne of Green Gables published in 1908. The Green Gables heritage house in Cavendish is part of a National Historic Site, drawing thousands of tourists every year. 2008 marked the 100th anniversary of the publication of Anne of Green Gables.
Anne of Green Gables fans can also visit Montgomery's first home and birthplace in New London, or explore Avonlea village, which re-creates Anne's rural community complete with shops, wagon rides and music. Not to be missed is the Anne of Green Gables musical, performed at Charlottetown's Confederation Center of the Arts.
Fishing, particularly shellfish and lobster, is an important part of P.E.I.'s economy. In villages such as French River and Rustico, one can photograph lobster traps and fishing boats in quiet coves. Picturesque lighthouses can be seen at Covehead, North Rustico and other locations.
P.E.I. is famous for its sandy beaches, sandstone cliffs, and rich red soil. P.E.I. provides about one-third of Canada's potato crop and agriculture continues to be a main industry on the island.
Prince Edward Island is a photographer's dream, and there are endless opportunities to take pictures of the province's scenic beauty and heritage.