Things To Do In Peterborough Kawarthas

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Have some city with your country in the heart of the Trent-Severn Waterway. Our rich mix of heritage city, cottage country and fantastic winter trails — unique in Ontario —make visiting here something out of the ordinary.



  • Shopping — Give the gift that can be found Only in Peterborough & the Kawarthas
  • See Canada by Canoe — Experience the world’s largest collection of canoes, kayaks and paddled watercraft at The Canadian Canoe Museum.
  • Meet the Makers of Peterborough & the Kawarthas.
  • Hit the Trails - Hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, enjoy the trails your way.
Photo by Briagh Hoskins-Hasbury

Winter Camping in The Kawarthas

You reserve the right to stoke up the stove, grab a good book, put your feet up and your drink down and take the day off every now and then. Make the great escape to Peterborough & the Kawarthas and give winter camping a try this snowy season.

Photo bu Michael Hurcomb

A Guide to Winter Fun

You’ll need a few things to enjoy the winter; a willingness to have fun, to try new things and a plan. Planning is as simple as looking at the forecast, dressing appropriately and booking lessons if you’ll need some. Here are a few great winter activities for you to try in Peterborough & the Kawarthas