Lanark County |

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

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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.
The Rideau Canal flowing through Smiths Falls

A Historic Canal

At over 200 km long, I run as a vessel through Canada’s heart, flowing with rich history and locking secret tails along the way. Humans made me, Mother Nature fills me, and hands control me. Where am I?

Bottles of maple syrup lined up on a shelf

Maple Everything

Discover how one Rustic Roamer explored the streets of Lanark County, indulging in treats like maple chipotle sausages, low fat maple bacon donuts, maple beer, maple moonshine, and maple lattes. You might even get a delectable sugar rush by reading her story.