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Kawartha & Northumberland

Wander along the gentle shores of Lake Ontario, beautifully framed by the rural landscapes of the rolling hills of Northumberland County. Drive north to the rugged, forested terrain of the Canadian Shield in the Kawartha region.

Browse for antiques along lovingly preserved 19th century streets in towns and villages. Savour the sweet scent of apple blossoms along the Apple Route and the bounty of harvest baked into delectable treats. Hike along trails that transform into inviting avenues for cross-country skiers in this year-round destination.

Dip your paddle into hundreds of lakes and rivers. Or dip into a little history at the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough. Cruise the Trent-Severn Waterway (National Historic Site of Canada) - an historic waterway for pleasure crafts and vacationers alike.

Refresh yourself at one of the luxurious spas in the region, including Ste. Anne’s Spa, one of the highest rated health & wellness retreats in Canada. Recharge at a local inn or resort.

Enjoy outdoor theatrical performances in a barn yard setting, Westben Arts Festival Theatre for world-class music, the award winning 4th Line Theatre and innovative productions at the Lakeview Arts Barn.

Learn about First Nation culture at the Whetung Ojibwa Centre. See Ontario’s largest collection of ancient rock carvings at Petroglyphs Provincial Park.

When the snow falls, this is the place to be. Whether you are snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or dogsledding, this four-season destination keeps your vacation full.

Kawartha Northumberland Region offers an eclectic mix of culture, and outdoor adventure, with friendly hospitality that will make you feel at home.