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Prince Edward Island

3 days first week of Oct. in PEI - any suggested activities for a 70 year old couple? Easy hikes ok but nothing over a couple of miles

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You could go to Celtic Colors, a Celtic/Irish/ Scottish music festival. It's on Cape Breton Island, which is some 250 miles east of Prince Edward Island. The event is held in early October.

It's supposed to be a great event. I know about it because I love Irish music, but have never been to Celtic Colors.

Here is information:

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Not to rain on anyone's parade, but Cape Breton is a 5-6 hour drive from PEI. That's a pretty big detour for someone who wants to explore PEI,.

There's no lack of music events on the Island. Also, the Culinary Festival runs the first 2 weeks of October. Green Gables seems to be on just about everyone's must see list. Have a look at the official PEI tourism website:

And don't forget to stop at COWS for some of the best ice cream in the Maritimes.