Explore a garden route that leads you to specialty growers, gorgeous display gardens and garden boutiques, awarded best promotion by the Garden Tourism Awards Conference in 2013.  GardenRoute.ca has a series of  Mini Tours which are half day or one day tour suggestions that include logical driving routes and recommended dine and stay options.  Two or three Mini Tours can be combined to create a fabulous short stay vacation in the beautiful Peterborough area.

Whether a day trip or short stay vacation, the Mini Tours of the Peterborough and Area Garden Route will inspire you as you are lead from display garden, superior garden centre and specialty garden shop to comfortable overnight accommodations and scrumptious lunch or dinner options.

Participants suggest that visitors access check online or call ahead to ensure each location is open outside of the main Spring season as some participants of the Garden Route are open seasonally.