Charlottetown PEI Nearby Towns and Attractions: Cap-Egmont
The Egmont Bay area features red sandstone cliffs with various formations, including The Horse. August's Egmont Bay and Mount Carmel Exhibition features Acadian handicrafts and livestock. You can buy fresh lobster in season (August though October) right off the dock at the Fishermen's Cooperative. While rumour has it pirate treasure may be buried here, none has yet been found.
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Here are some of the attractions in and around Cap-Egmont:
The Bottle Houses
Highway 11 (Lady Slipper Dr)
#6891 Route 11, Cap-Egmont. 902-854-2987
Three distinctive houses, all built from more than 25,000 glass bottles. There is a chapel, a 6-gabled house and a third building, all on grounds with a rock garden and 70 varieties of flowers. Allow 30 minutes. Open daily mid-May to mid-October; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in May and October 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in June and September 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in July and August. 2009 rates will be $6 for adults, $5.50 for seniors and $2 for children 6 - 16; family rate of $15 (maximum 2 adults).