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Laced together by the sparkling St. Lawrence River, Rideau Canal, Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario, this region serves up all the ingredients for a perfect getaway. On its shores you’ll find fascinating history, quaint villages, inspiring art, live theatre and gastronomic delights.
On its waters, enjoy world class sailing and scuba diving, pristine beaches and leisurely cruises. Inspired by the original Mohawk name ‘’Kaniatarowanenneh’ (big water), this beautiful stretch of Ontario is entirely linked by water — from Cornwall on the St. Lawrence River to Lake Ontario’s Kingston and on to the Bay of Quinte. In between, it’s dotted by hundreds of lakes and winds its way north along the UNESCO World Heritage designated Rideau Canal.
Outdoor enthusiasts will bask in the beauty and enjoy all the seasonal sporting opportunities in this area that's known for its accessible wilderness.
Explore an era past in this region that was originally known as Upper Canada.
Named ‘the gastronomic Capital of Ontario’ and one of Canada’s most exciting wine regions; Prince Edward County is a great vacation destination.
This vibrant city is a foodie’s paradise, a theatre goer’s playbook and an adventurer’s playground all wrapped up in a funky, vintage package.
This region boasts some of the best fishing around. If you’re not an angler, there’s still tons to do; find your favourite flavor of craft beer or cider on a Quinte Craft tour, hit the beach or take in a local theatre production.
Enjoy the grandeur of the Aquatarium, visit Canada’s oldest railway tunnel or the magnificent Fulford House. No matter your interests — Brockville is sure to please.
Regarded as one of the most beautiful places on earth, the 1864 islands that make up the 1000 Islands can be enjoyed by water, land or air.
Make your way along scenic roads that travel alongside the Historic Rideau Canal Waterway. Enjoy the beautiful views and countless artisan shops along the way.