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.


Peterborough Musicfest — Free outdoor concerts every Wednesday & Saturday all summer long!

ZimArt Rice Lake Gallery — Outdoor Zimbabwean Art Gallery  

See Canada by Canoe — Experience the world’s largest collection of canoes, kayaks and paddled watercraft at The Canadian Canoe Museum

Lang Pioneer Village — Outdoor museum that features over 25 restored and recreated buildings typical of a small 19th-century village.

Warsaw Caves Conservation Area & Campground — A series of seven caves, formed thousands of years ago at the end of the last ice age — creating an underground jungle gym!

Petroglyphs Provincial Park — Home to the largest known concentration of Aboriginal rock carvings in Canada. 

Michael Hurcomb

Rooms with a view

So many of our places to stay are still run by the people who own them. So there are a lot of accommodations with unique personalities. Even our branded hotels offer hospitality that can only be found here in Peterborough & the Kawarthas.

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Cafe District

Fresh ideas, fresher ingredients

The new wave in local cuisine is not new in Peterborough & the Kawarthas. For over 10 years a strong buy local, farm to table choice has been living and breathing, being served up daily.