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Come Wander

I’m sweet as can be, and go well with something salty. I feel most alive before anything starts to grow. Where Am I?

Winter sunset in Perth, Ontario

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Lanark County

Known as the Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario, Lanark County is rich in flavour, and covered in natural landscapes that beckon you to explore.


  • Discover the flavours of Almonte and Carleton Place during a walking food tour with The Good Food Tour.
  • Roam the downtown streets of charming small towns, like Smiths FallsAlmontePerth, and Carleton Place, to uncover hidden gems, rustic wares, and culinary delights.
  • Indulge your inner child with a game of mini-golf, a zip around the track on a pedal go-kart or kick-bike, or a paddle along the Tay River with Perth Outfitters.
  • Embrace the tranquility of nature during a camping trip or hike at Murphys Point Provincial Park.
  • Taste the passion behind the craft by booking a tour and tasting at Top Shelf Distillers or sample the crisp, local flavours at Perth Brewery.
Mississippi River flowing through Almonte

Refresh with a Spa Visit

With the refreshing vibes of spring popping up everywhere, it seems like the perfect time to treat ourselves to a little refresh as well — a little rejuvenation. There’s no better way to prepare for warmer days than to spoil yourself with a spa treatment at one of Lanark County’s incredible spas like Perth Parkside Inn and Spa or Mahogany Salon and Spa.

Hands holding a warm lattee

Discover the Joy of Maple Taffy

Every spring, as the sap begins to flow, Lanark County indulges with the much-loved sticky sweet treat of maple taffy. Discover sugarbushes across the Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario to learn about long-time family traditions, take in serene landscapes, meet friendly faces, and, yes, even sample maple taffy.