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Summer Winds

19 sites · RVs, Tents14 acres · Charlottetown, PE
14 acre park like setting with open and treed campsites. We have 5 small cottages on the property, a paddle boat pond, walking trail and access to the shoreline. Our water is located at the mouth of the Cardigan River so you get warm water on a falling tide and salty cool water on the rise. Come join us!
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Sandpoint Ocean Front Resort

13 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents87 acres · Tatamagouche, NS
Located within a five minute drive just outside of Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, our property has over 2500 feet of oceanfront with a mixture of Sand, Pebble and Rock covered beaches. 1500 ft of our ocean front is mostly made up of 60ft high cliffs with trees for shelter from the wind and sun. We supply everything you need such as two prefabricated C-Can washroom / Shower Units with both of the washrooms having showers with running hot water, unlimited firewood, and running water to have an unforgettable Ocean Front RV/camping/tenting experience. Tatamagouche is home to the Tatamagouche Brewery, The Train Station Inn, The Creamery Square / Heritage Society (Anna Swan Museum) and the Balmoral Gristmill. Guests can take in dinning experiences at restaurants such as the Nook & Cranny, The Chowder House and Big Als Pub. For the golf enthusiasts, we are just 5 min away from the water front Brule Point Golf Course and for world class golfing experience we are just 30 minutes from the Fox Harbor Golf Resort. Our property is mainly made up of open spaces with few trees, we have an abundant of Pic-nic areas with oversized pic-nic tables are placed along the ocean front so guests can have an unforgettable gathering with friends and family. With steps down to our premium beach front and a walk out dock for our kayakers, the property has easy access to the water for kayaking, swimming and we have a small boat launch for personal water crafts during high tides. Come check out this one-of-a-kind property! All ocean front tenting / RV sites have no services available if you want access to power and water you will have to book one of the sites that have services to it. We only have seven serviced sites available to our guests.
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The Twisted Tent

39 sites · Lodging, Tents10 acres · New Glasgow, NS
You will find us just off Exit 20, Highway 104. The property boasts 3 ponds and a park like setting where the tents are located. There is a river near by if you like to Kayak or fish, we are within 20 minutes to the beach. Hiking trails are close by as well as museums, parks and Go-Karts on property. This is off grid, there is a porta potty and an outdoor shower. Whistleberry Market is 2 minutes away, Green Thumb 5 min walk away.
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Acadian Coastal Campground

9 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Murray Corner, NB
Travelling and Enjoying the east coast is something we love….so we bought our dream vacation spot and quickly realized that others might enjoy it as well. Enjoy the quiet skyline and maybe even catch a glimpse of the local wildlife. Our grass lots are backed with lush Appalachian forest and leads way to a slow brook where you can wade with the tide or try your hand at fishing or simply sit by the fire and enjoy the solitude. Check in is self guided as there is no host on site but you'll find it simple as all sites, as well as the toilet area is well marked with signage. This doesn’t mean we aren’t here to help, you can reach us 24/7 via telephone/text or email. It makes for the perfect spot to experience quiet private east coast living. We are Located just off the Acadian Coastal Drive and minutes from the beautiful Fundy shore. You can bring your tent, RV, van or camper and choose from 4 fantastic sites. 1-30 amp service, 2 roadside non-serviced as well as one privative forested site. All sites are equipped with a fire pit and access to our large off grid restroom. Wood is available for purchase if you didn’t bring your own! You can also explore New Brunswick with a drive on Acadian Coastal Drive ·Appalachian Range Route · Fundy Coastal Drive · Miramichi River Route or Fundy Coastal Drive Stop by and visit Murray Corner Provincial park for a swim and watch the tide roll out. Looking to see multiple provinces?? We are in the perfect spot to see all of what the East coast has to offer. View PEI’s spectacular Confederation Bridge from the shoreline and take a drive to PEI which is only minutes from us. Mainland Nova Scotia is less than a 30 minute drive and if your adventurous and want to drive the Cabot Trail then you can reach Cape Breton Island in under 2 hours! Catch a Ferry to Newfoundland if your heart desires. PEAK SEASON (May 1- Sept 31) OFF GRID (Oct 1 -Dec 31 and March 15 - April 31) CLOSED for winter (Dec 31- March 14) Follow us on Facebook and Instagram Kindly bring your own plastic/compostable bags for the toilet are as these may not always be available on site. There is no potable water on site however, we do have an out building with compostable toilet, shower/change area. Free Showers and potable water available at Murray provincial park during peak season.
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The Red Fox Campground

6 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · York Oyster Bed, PE
The Red Fox Campground is located on the Green Gables Region, right next to the Prince Edward National Park. We have 25 spacious sites for Tents, Rv’s and Glamping tents. Each site have electricity and water near by. The campground has treed areas to camp and hang hammocks and beautiful gardens with fully equipped glamping tents. We are a pet friendly campground and there is free wifi and hot showers. The campground is 4 minutes drive from The National Park where you can enjoy beautiful beaches like Brackley and Stanhope. The trail of the famous Island Walk is less than a km away as well as the path of the Confederation Trail. We are few kilometres from the beautiful picturesque town North Rustico and a 17 min drive to Cavendish, famous for their Music Festivals. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and ZERO tolerance for discrimination in any form.
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Wolf Pines Glamping Life

8 sites · Lodging, Tents10 acres · Bayhead, NS
Authentic Mongolian Yurt is nestled in a heart of beautiful pine forest on the North Shore between Tatamagouche and Malagash. You can enjoy near by beaches, boating, kayaking, biking, vineyard, brewery and local markets. The Yurt sits on an elevated deck for you to enjoy the views of a forest. It is equipped with a double bed and traditional Mongolian single bed. Bedding is also provided. There is a BBQ available and an outdoor fire pit. Gravity fed outdoor shower and toilets are located next to the Yurt. We ask that you only use natural soaps.
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Red Rock Retreat Campground

59 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents13 acres · Charlottetown, PE
Red Rock retreat is nestled on a hillside overlooking the Mayfield valley, offering our guests beautiful sunsets in a quiet relaxing atmosphere. Far enough away from the hustle and bustle, but centrally located just minutes from neighbouring Cavendish and it's sandy beaches, many golf courses & the famous boardwalk shopping area. Upon your return to Red Rock Retreat you'll find plenty to do for the young and young at heart. From our large outdoor play area to our heated swimming pool we have something for everyone. If you're looking for a quiet campground in Cavendish, come visit and we're sure you'll enjoy one of your most relaxing vacations.
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Beach and Forest

2 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents151 acres · Upper Cape, NB
The property consists of a 6 acre lot right on the beach and an 145 acre wood lot right across the street. The beach is sandy at low ride and ideal for swimming, canoeing, bird watching, etc. The wood lot has a cabin on it and groomed walking trails. It is inhabited by a wide variety of wildlife. The property on the beach is bordered by a small brook and a variety of water fowl come to feed, rest and bathe. Nova Scotia can be seen on the horizon.
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New Glasgow Highlands Campground

20 sites · Lodging, RVs17 acres · Lot 23, PE
Our campground is maintained by us to achieve camping excellence for you. Our campground is small and unique. We specialize in relaxing, quiet camping, clean and well maintained facilities. The Highlands is carved into a sheltered southern-slope of an Acadian Forest. Mature stands of Maple, Birch, Spruce and Pine provide maximum buffer between sites. Share the woodland habitat with native wildlife and the Lady Slipper Orchid. At the end of the day enjoy a quiet relaxing evening around a campfire. Make a Reservation or View our Image Gallery
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Crane's Nest

1 site · Tent2 acres · Vernon Bridge, PE
In the woods in beautiful Orwell, you can tent. You will have access to a washroom with shower, bbq and internet. Montague is a 10 minute drive which has groceries and shopping. We are also close to a beautiful south shore beach, local bakery, Orwell Historic Village, golfing in Belfast and a bakery like no other.
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Regulars Homestead

1 site · RV, Tent3 acres · Malpeque, PE
Welcome to the homestead! This property is heaven on earth. A gorgeous 3 acre, pet friendly (a livestock guardian dog is present on the property) this hidden paradise is a 5 minute walk to a quiet beach, or a 10 minute drive to the beautiful, public Cabot beach. The property includes an array of solar panels, a greenhouse and garden, as well as a large barn, and smaller coop housing over 50 beautiful white chantecler chickens (the best natural alarm clock)! Many varities of plants and trees provide privacy, shade as well as a lovely view. Enjoy a quiet walk down the dirt road (maybe find a geocache) and enjoy your stay on our little piece of heaven!
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Hansford Meadows

1 site · RV, Tent5 acres · Oxford, NS
Grand opening! Looking for privacy, away from all the traffic? Look no further than Hansford Meadows! Guests will have access to 5 private acres. The camping site is next to a creek with brook trout that you can fish for (with a fishing license). Put your chair in the creek on a hot day. Watch the local animal population: black bear, fox, beaver and more out on the meadow. Great biking and walking opportunities in the local area with many circle tour options available. Pop in and see the town quaint town of Oxford. Oxford could be right out of a Stephen King novel with all that charm (especially in October). Site fee includes use of: indoor compostable toilet, creek side patio table, complimentary firewood (when permitted to burn). There are no hook up services, but the site is large enough to accommodate a full-size RV or bus. Cell service is also available. Generator use is OK, but not past 10pm. Pack it in, pack it out applies. If you are looking for a place that you do not need to share with other campers, Hansford Meadows is the perfect spot for you. 3km off exit 7 from Trans-Canada 104! A great place to spend the night while on the road or park your rig for a few days and enjoy everything the area has to offer. 1 hour to Moncton, 90 minutes to Halifax. Close to the Bay of Fundy, Joggins Fossil Cliffs and the warm waters of the North Cumberland Straight. Wentworth recreational area (skiing and mountain biking is also 20 minutes away)
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The best camping near Province House National Historic Site guide

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About

The birthplace of Confederation and the seat of Prince Edward Island's provincial legislature since 1847, Province House National Historic Site is a Charlottetown landmark. While the building is closed for conservation work, please visit the Story of Confederation exhibit at Confederation Centre of the Arts located next door. Experience an impressive replica of Confederation Chamber and watch Parks Canada's award-winning film, A Building of Destiny, to learn more about the history of Province House and the Charlottetown Conference. Parks Canada is committed to providing updates on the important conservation project at Province House National Historic Site.

When to go

The best time to visit Province House National Historic Site is during the summer months when Charlottetown is vibrant with festivals and events. Winter visits offer a quieter experience but note that some attractions may be closed or have limited access due to conservation work.

Know before you go

  • Check the latest conservation updates before planning your visit to ensure access to exhibits and attractions.
  • While the main building is closed, the Story of Confederation exhibit next door is open to visitors.
  • Accessibility is a priority; contact the site directly for specific needs and accommodations.
  • There are no camping facilities at Province House National Historic Site, but other accommodations are available nearby.
  • Connect with the site's social media channels for real-time updates and engaging historical insights.

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