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Warm Up In Kawartha Lakes

The perfect place to relax, rejuvenate and indulge. Culinary workshops, experiences and events are plentiful and certain to keep you warm. 

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Food and Drink

In Kawartha Lakes our culinary offerings are made by craftspeople who take pride in their work. From local chefs, and craft brew masters, to sugar makers, bee-keepers, dairy farmers, and bakers — their focus and patience to see the product through the entire process are one of the many reasons why culinary experiences in Kawartha Lakes are in high demand. 

Arts and Culture

Immerse yourself in the arts, culture and history of Kawartha Lakes on our Arts & Heritage Trail featuring over 50 different destinations. You'll leave with your own great story to tell. 

Trent-Severn Waterway

Kawartha Lakes is home to the first lock that was ever constructed along the Trent-Severn Waterway, a scenic 386 km route of interconnected rivers, lakes, locks and canals that travel through Kawartha Lakes. Learn about Lock 32 and the other historic sites on along the Trent-Severn Waterway on our Kawartha Lakes Arts & Heritage Trail

Intangible Stories

Kawartha Lakes is full of great storytellers. Once here, you'll discover that every town and village has a story surrounding it.  Intangible culture includes the folklore, beliefs, traditions and customs that shape our lives. It influences the way that we see the world, the objects that we craft and the cities that we build. Best understood through our stories — explore our intangible stories map and start planning your experiences in Kawartha Lakes.


Gamiing Nature Centre

Must-Do Winter Experiences

Discover a winter wonderland that can take you from amazing culinary workshops to our extensive network of winter trails. Curate your own experience with many unique towns and villages along the way.

Arts and Heritage Trail

Arts and Heritage Trail

Discover the rich heritage and diverse artistic talent that is alive in our region. Explore our hidden gems and local legends. More than 50 destinations and experiences.