|Greenwich National Park is 40 minutes from King's Cove. This park is best known for its spectacular white sand beaches and rare parabolic dune system. It is home to the endangered Piping Plover. It has an amazing interpretative center, swimming area and nature trails along the beach, through forests and over boardwalks built through the freshwater pond behind the dunes.
The Confederation Trail, much of which follows an old railroad bed, provides traffic-free cycling through farmlands and forest. Bike rental and helmets can be found in St. Peter's.
Easy accessibility to great seafood in St. Peter's Bay and
Morell. Morell is the home of a major processing facility for PEI
mussels, shipped all over the world.
There is an abundance of great golf courses nearby, including Crowbush, Brudenell, Dundarave and Avondale. There's also a fun 9 hole course on the way to Souris - Rollo Bay
Elegant dining can be had at the Inn at St. Peters, Inn at
Bay Fortune, Inn at Spry Point and Dalvay by the Sea. Less expensive
Clam Diggers - Georgetown and Rick's Fish and Chips - St. Peters.
There are a host of nearby activities, such as: Confederation trail biking, deep sea fishing,
kayaking, geo-cache adventures, kite flying, wind-surfing and horse-back riding.