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Prince Edward Island #1 Highway Guide

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South side of the Confederation Bridge New Brunswick / Prince Edward Island Border
North to province of Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge (13 kms bridge crossing). North to city of Summerside, PEI. At the north end of the bridge is Gateway Village Prince Edward Island Information Centre. Note, the Confederation Bridge is a Toll Bridge. The Confederation Bridge is the world's longest bridge over ice-covered water. The bridge passes over the Abegweit Passage of Northumberland Strait, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick.
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View from highway.
Looking north crossing the Confederation Bridge
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North side Confederation Bridge
Welcome to Prince Edward Island. The 'Birthplace of Canada's, Confederation'. Prince Edward Island is Canada's smallest province. The island is surrounded by miles of red sandstone cliffs and sandy beaches.
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Access to Gateway Village
Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island Information Centre. See the history and culture of the Island. Gateway Village portrays a turn-of-the-century PEI streetscape with a exposition pavilion, food and retail services. The Village shows; Islanders' modes of transportation acrossing the Northumberland Strait and the construction of the 13-kilometre Confederation Bridge.
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Point of Interest - Junction of Highway 1a
NOTE, Trans Canada Highway #1 becomes highway #1a at this point. East via The Trans Canada Highway To the city of Charlottetown, PEI and the Northumberland Ferry Terminal. Attractions in and around Charlottetown, PEI: Green Gables Heritage Place - Green Gables Heritage Site; Lucy Maud Montgomerys Cavendish National Historic Site, has become famous around the world for the setting in Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic tale of fiction, Anne of Green Gables. This Site includes the Site of Lucy Maud Montgomerys Cavendish Home and Green Gables. - The Lucy Maud Montgomery Festival, one of the premier festivals on PEI -
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Junction of Highway #112 ( The Blue Heron Scenic Drive )
West to community of Albany, PEI. East to community of North Taylor, PEI. NOTE: The northern section of Blue Heron Scenic Drive is the most travelled road on the Island. The Byway passes through the Cavendish and PEI National Park regions. Camping Facilities: There are two campgrounds in Prince Edward Island National Park: Cavendish Campground the largest has 200 sites with showers, flush toilets, laundromat and kitchen shelters, iInterpretive programs, camp fires in some sites allowed. Hiking: The Homestead 8km Trail, for hiking and cycling - The Stanhope Campground Facilities Full range of sites available. Features showers, flush toilets, laundromat and kitchen shelters, washroom and access to main beach. Interpretive programs, campfires permitted on selected sites, walking/hiking trails.
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Junction of highway #225
Community of Middleton, PEI. East to community of Kinkora, PEI.
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Services at Highway
Fuel
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Junction of Highway #171 & #110
North to community of Lower Freetown, PEI. Access via highway #110 5 kms to the Raspberry Inn Bed and Breakfast, PEI.
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Community of Bedeque, PEI
Access from highway
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Junction of Highway #171
South to community of Bedeque, PEI.
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Point of Interest
Crossing the PEI, Dunk River.
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Junction of Highway #8
Community of Ross Corner, PEI. North to community of Lower Freetown, PEI.
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Junction of Highway #120
Community of North Bedeque, PEI.Highway access to Island Information Centre
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Access to community of Stavert Shore, PEI
Access from highway
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Wilmot River, PEI.
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Junction of Highway #107
North to community of Wilmot Valley, PEI.
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Provincial Visitor Information Centre
South side of highway
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Junction of Highway #11
Community of Reads Corner, PEI. West to city of Summerside, PEI 8 kms. Attractions in and around Summerside, PEI: - The Summerside Lobster Carnival, held in July. - Summerside Roots Folk Festival. - Tall Ships Festival, features a a Round the Island Race of Tall Ships. - Scarecrow Festival - Spinnakers Landing, Summerside's largest facility, designed specifically for visitors.
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Junction of Highway #2 ( Lady Slipper Scenic Drive )- now called The North Cape Coastal Drive.
West to communities of Sherbrooke, PEI, Tignish, PEI. East to town of Kensington, PEI. South to Confederation Bridge.NOTE: Lady Slipper Scenic Drive was replaced in 2005 by the 300, km North Cape Coastal Drive.
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NOTE: Lady Slipper Scenic Drive was replaced in 2005 by the 300, km North Cape Coastal Drive
View from highway of marker sign for the Lady slipper Scenic Drive. Prince Edward Island. NOTE: For highway travel via PEI Highway #2 - See Road Map Highway #2 Travel Guide Junction of Highway #1a, City of Summerside to Town of Tignish, North Cape, for driving directions. -e