Tag: Islands

Exploring Anne’s world on Prince Edward Island

Anne of Green Gables has become a beloved figure in our home, just as she is in homes and across generations the world over. From her stubborn and impetuous nature to her wide-eyed faith in hope and kindred spirits, Anne remains relatable to each of us more than a century after Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery brought her into being.

We went to Prince Edward Island, along with our two bosom friends, with learning more about Anne’s origins as a cornerstone. But we soon discovered that the Island that’s home to Anne is also a great deal more.

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Avoid the crowds on Bruce Peninsula with an autumn road trip

How does a road tripper seeking the beauty and serenity of nature make the most of the Bruce Peninsula without being driven out by crowds? There is a solution: make the trip in the autumn. Sure, with the weather being cooler you’ll have to give up going for a swim, and a handful of the local amenities close at the end of the summer. But in exchange you’ll find fewer people, far fewer bugs, and friendlier weather for the world-class hiking opportunities that make the Bruce Peninsula so special.

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