Have you ever tried to get away from it all, only to find you are right back in it? Traffic jams, tourist traps and canned experiences? It’s time for something fresh, come to unspoiled Peterborough & the Kawarthas. Where life grows naturally. Just 90 minutes east of the GTA, Peterborough & the Kawarthas offers an amazing volume and variety of experiences that ring true. And that won’t break the bank either.That’s because Peterborough & the Kawarthas was made for living. All year round.Our rich mix of heritage city, cottage country and flourishing farmlands — unique in Ontario — makes living and visiting here something out of the ordinary.If you’re looking for a place where the people are cordial and down-to-earth. The beauty is breathtaking. And the activities are endless. Come out to Peterborough & the Kawarthas.
THIS IS LIVING.
Have Some City With Your Country
Is it raining outside? Late at night? Had too much sun? No worries. There’s still plenty to do. The City of Peterborough is right in the heart of famed Kawarthas cottage country. It’s a regional capital and university town with museums, night clubs, parks, restaurants, boutiques, book stores, a symphony, theatre and … it’s only a few minutes away from amazing lakes and charming towns like Lakefield, Buckhorn and Keene.
It’s In Your Nature
Where’s the largest wilderness preserve south of Algonquin? Where’s the heart of the world famous Trent-Severn Waterway? Some of the best fishing anywhere? Easily accessible clear water lakes? Miles of hiking and biking trails? Cool caves? Spectacular snowmobiling and skiing? Sightseeing flights over breathtaking landscapes? In Peterborough & the Kawarthas, of course.