Named for the sands colour along it’s coastline, the Red Sands Shore encompasses the lower middle of the island, along the Northumberland Strait.
From the Confederation Bridge at Borden-Carleton, you are less than a half hour to Summerside, or about 45 minutes to the capital city of Charlottetown. Take time to explore Gateway Village as you exit the bridge, featuring lots of unique shops and an information bureau on site.
This coastline is most noted for it’s fresh seafood, shopping, red sand beaches, stunning views of the Confederation Bridge; and the vibrant and historical city of Charlottetown, where the Fathers of Confederation met in 1864 to plan the creation of Canada. You will find several historical sites to visit and the downtown area is busy with local talent performing at pubs and lounges. Take in the popular Anne of Green Gables Musical and one of the many festivals held during the summer.
Nearby Cornwall features the Red Rock Harley-Davidson dealership and at Rocky Point, visit the Fort Amherst Historic Site. There are three lighthouses and a two provincial picnic parks in this area which leads to charming Victoria-by-the-Sea.
MOTORCYCLE Dealerships, Parts & Service
Red Rock Harley-Davidson® Genuine dealer Open All Year 902-368-8324
18 Warren Grove Rd., Cornwall, PE; www.redrockharleydavidson.com
West of Charlottetown on Hwy #1