LOOKING FOR A THRILL?
If thrills are more your style than chills, check out Sandspit Amusement Park. Located in Cavendish, P.E.I., this amusement park offers plenty of rides that will get your pulse pumping. Try Cliffhanger — you will instantly remember your fear of falling. Sandspit has thrills for the whole family. P.E.I. is also home to plenty of famous paranormal occurrences — most famously, the Ghost Ship of Northumberland Strait. All along the shoreline, keep an eye out for a strange appearance on the horizon. If you are lucky, or unlucky, a ghostly image will float through the ocean, leaving chills behind in its wake. Also available to horror lovers is the Route 6 Motel in Cavendish. A newly opened pit stop for travellers all around the world, it has been the site of a few freaky occurrences. According to legends, only the bravest souls dare to enter and even less leave. For those who prefer a more authentic feeling of terror, Kensington has the place for you. Haunted Mansion — rumoured to have been run by a certain Doctor Jack and visited by the infamous Lizzy Borden — is sure to give patrons a very spooky show.The manor’s cellar is reminiscent of the dark streets of 19th century London when a famous villain prowled through the alleyways. Take the tour and hope that you escape alive. King’s Playhouse, a fabulous theatre in Georgetown, has plenty of supernatural rumours floating around. As one of Canada’s oldest running theatres, it holds lots of superstitions, like leaving one seat open for spectres to enjoy the show. Even if you miss out on seeing a ghost, the performances are well worth the trip.