Snowshoeing at Wheelers Pancake House, Sugar Camp, and Museum

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Lanark County

Customize your own craft beer, visit a modern day sugar shack, and the largest colony of Showy Lady's Slipper orchids in Canada — all just a short drive from our Nation's Capital.


  • Mount Pakenham offers the perfect escape from the craze of the everyday for the whole family.
  • Maple syrup, was discovered by Lanark County’s Algonquin natives — visit a modern-day sugar shack to see maple syrup produced today.
  • The Rideau Canal is renowned for its cultural, engineering, and military impact on the founding of Canada.
  • The Mill of Kintail is a historic 1830s Baird's grist mill and museum on 154-acres of conservation land.
  • The largest colony of Showy Lady’s Slipper orchids in Canada; over 10,000 of these extremely rare orchids burst into bloom every year between mid-June and mid-July.
  • Blueberry Mountain is the highest point in the county, overlooking a breathtaking 506 hectares of natural forests and wetlands.
Group of friends on ski hill.

Ski and Snowboard with the Whole Family

See smiles light up your children’s faces as they learn to ski and snowboard at Mount Pakenham. Disconnect from the every day and celebrate the season with family and friends.

Beer can from Perth Brewery.


Come sample more than 10 craft beers produced in a state-of-the art microbrewery. You can even book a consultation with a 'brew master' to customize your beer style!