Experience - Peterborough

Best things to do, activities, family fun, date ideas, and events in Peterborough.




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Lavender Farms in Ontario for a Day Trip

Summer brings warm sunny days and lavender blooms! So hit the road to enjoy a calming, meditative walks amongst these purple flowers.
Do yoga, propose, get married, or stay at some these farms, though not necessarily in this order!

9 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

9 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

The summer heat beckons adults and kids alike to enjoy the water and revisit fun activities like floating and tubing. Ontario has many slow-flowing rivers that are… Read more »

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Family Fishing Weekends: License Free Fishing Days in Canada

Get Hooked on Fishing! Give fishing a try on Canadian water bodies during license free fishing days.

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Drive-in Theatres in Ontario

Watch a movie than under the stars in the comfort of your own vehicle. Check out the drive-in theatres in Ontario. Prices might vary due to Covid-19…. Read more »

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Blue Flag Certified Cleanest Ontario Beaches & Marinas For 2021 Summer

Eighteen beaches and eight marinas were awarded the coveted Blue Flag certification for the year 2021.

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Drive-Through and Drive-In Events and Activities in Ontario

Are you searching for COVID-19 safe activities that you can enjoy without leaving the car?
Here is a list of drive-in movies, Christmas lights tour and other activities that you can enjoy without worrying about contracting COVID-19 or wearing masks.

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Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

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Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, June 11… Read more »

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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Central Ontario

In the middle of Ontario, you’ll find some of the most fascinating places to stop in for a day trip or a weekend getaway, either by some… Read more »

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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Eastern Ontario

The eastern part of Ontario is dotted with lakes and full of charming little towns, each with its own personalities and unique attractions. If you’re looking for… Read more »

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A Guide to Planning a Summer Boating Trip on the Rideau Canal

The Rideau Canal runs between Kingston and Ottawa, going along lakes, rivers and 19 kilometres of canals cut into the soil and rock between the natural bodies… Read more »

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U-Pick Flower Farms For a Day Trip in Ontario

This spring and summer, escape the city limits and find yourself on a beautiful farm amidst wild and colourful petals. If you enjoy picking flowers directly off a farm, visit one of these U-Pick flower farms in Ontario.

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Road Trip: Drive the Trent-Severn Waterway

If you don’t have a boat, but love a good car trip, you can enjoy the best of Central Ontario by wheeling your way along the route… Read more »

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Where to Stargaze in Ontario: Dark Sky Areas and Observatories

Whether you are a serious astronomer or are simply captivated by the beauty and mystery of the solar system, these dark sky areas and observatories in Ontario will offer a chance to explore the dark skies.

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Highway 7 Road Trip: Must Visit Places Between Peterborough and Ottawa

Highway 7 was once one of Ontario’s major highways, until Hwy. 401 came along and offered a faster route with more lanes. However, for those who want… Read more »

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DayTripper – Georgian Bay Islands National Park

Visit this National Park composed of 63 islands where the windswept white pines and granite shores of the Canadian Shield are yours to discover!

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25 of the Best Parks to Go Camping Near Toronto

Escape from the city and experience the beautiful tranquillity of the great outdoors. Experience adventure, ecosystems and stunning wildlife among the 25 places to go camping near Toronto.

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Guide to Planning a Summer Boating Trip on Trent-Severn Waterway

Planning to go on a summer cruise? Did you know that in Central Ontario, there exists a waterway where you can experience nature at its finest? The… Read more »

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25 of the Best Provincial Parks to Go Camping This Summer in Ontario

This expansive province offers lush forests, beautiful lakes and is home to thousands of different wildlife species. Explore the outdoors and take advantage of the beauty found within nature with a choice of 25 Ontario parks to go camping; create memories with you and your family that will last a lifetime!

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25 Maple Farms and Sugar Shacks to Visit in Ontario

Observing real maple syrup production is a truly Canadian experience. As the winter weather begins to warm, treat yourself and the whole family to the sweet freshness of maple syrup. Here are 25 maple farms, sugar shacks and pancake houses to visit in Ontario.

Venture out into the beautiful countryside and learn about how syrup is made by visiting one of the 25 maple sugar shacks in Ontario. Enjoy connecting with wildlife while tasting one of nature’s sweetest treats!

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Things to Do This Family Day Weekend in Ontario

Here are some activities you can do this family day weekend in Ontario.

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Ontario Maple Syrup Festivals and Sugar Shacks

Where to go to experience the smells and tastes of the sweet water of Ontario.

A list of maple syrup festivals, pancake houses/sugar shacks and maple trails to explore in Ontario.

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A Guide for Planning A Trip to Bruce Peninsula National Park

Pure magic! That is the only description that befits Bruce Peninsula National Park. Rugged cliffs rise mysteriously from the turquoise waters Lake Huron creating a breathtaking contrast that is a must-see. As the rocks give way to rich soil, ageless forests take over filling the air with the scents of coniferous plants and the symphony of countless birds.

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Peterborough’s Historic Lift Lock Skating Trail is Open for the Season – 2021

Peterborough Historic Lift Lock Skating Trail is finally open for 2021 season. The Trent Severn Waterway and the City Peterborough offer public skating on the canal at… Read more »