East Coast Summer Series: Gulf Shore + Route 6 to Charlottetown

IMG_4540This post is part two of a two part series on Prince Edward Island. Check out part one – Cavendish Beach – here

I received so many great comments when I posted part one on Wednesday, so I’m really excited to share my remaining photos from our amazing Father’s Day on Prince Edward Island.

After we had lunch in Cavendish, we hit Gulf Shore Parkway West towards North Rustico and took in some insane scenic views along the parkway. Including a stop at a gorgeous cliff where I spotted a hole in a rock that led to me climbing down to the beach, trekking over seaweed covered rocks, slipping and nearly taking out my leg (it’s still bruised and wounded) until I was up close and personal with the rock.

It was totally worth it.

Gulfshore PEI

Gulfshore Beach

Gulfshore Cliff

Gulfshore Hole in Rock

Gulfshore Rock Formation

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Hole in Wall 3

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Cliff hole PEI

Gulf Shore View 2

After falling in love with all of the scenery along the way, we ended up in North Rustico where I was super excited to check out the newly opened the Makers. This little boutique located in the Sea Walk Park Boutiques is a MUST if you’re in the area. I wanted to buy all the things.

Mermaids will feel at home there.

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Makers PEI 2

After we bought some goodies at the Makers, we were on our way towards Brackley Beach but we HAD to stop at one of my favorite roadside shops: the Great Canadian Soap Company. I could spend all day here cuddling with baby goats. The shop keepers are lovely and their products are amazing if you’re looking for natural soap products.

Oh, they also have a unicorn 🦄

Goat Farm

goat PEI

Great Canadian Soap

When my parents finally pulled me away from the goats, we continued on our way to the Dunes at Brackley Beach. It’s a stunning art gallery + shop + cafe and is home to beautiful gardens and landscaping.

the dunes at Brackley Beach

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the Dunes Brackley Beach 2

the Dunes Brackley Beach

And then, it was more scenic views until we landed in Charlottetown where we had dinner plans at the delicious Gahan House. But not without walking around the beautiful and historic downtown streets.

Dalvey by the Sea

Charlottetown Downtown

Charlottetown

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Anne of Green Gables Store

Colorful Houses Charlottetown

Mural Charlottetown

Gahan House

Fathers Day Gahan House

Gahan House Apetizer

Gahan House Fish n Chips

If you’re ever in Halifax or Charlottetown, the Gahan House is a must. Their fish and chips is to die for and I tried their summer special, scallop + lobster arancini balls with spicy mayo which were awesome.

Of course, no trip to PEI is complete without a stop at Cows Ice Cream before leaving the island.

Cows Ice Cream

Salty Pirate

Charlottetown Waterfront

It was simply the perfect day.

So perfect, I made this super cute little video about our adventures that I haven’t stopped watching. Seriously. If you’re an iPhone user, download Cameo today. It makes the cutest, easiest videos and is just awesome.

Father’s Day On The Island from Crystal on Vimeo.

Make sure to give it a heart 💙

Now. Have a super salty, fun Saturday long weekenders.

Crystal

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