Looking for Date Night suggestions? We asked Peterborough & the Kawarthas insiders to share some of their unique date night ideas and they didn’t let us down:

All Year Round


  • Winter Hike in the woods or rent snowshoes from a local outfitter/club and bring a thermos of hot chocolate to share
  • Dinner and Skating on Rice Lake at Elmhirst’s Resort
  • Tobagganing on Armour Hill
  • Hand pick chocolates from The Chocolate Rabbit


  • A picnic dinner and outdoor theatre in the great outdoors at 4th Line Theatre
  • A picnic at the base of the Peterborough Lift Lock
  • A waterway cruise along the Trent Severn Waterway
  • Canoe or Kayak on a quiet lake with a packed lunch for two
  • Cycle from Peterborough to Lakefield for ice cream or coffee
  • Go camping and snuggle up in a blanket by a campfire to watch the stars


  • Take a scenic fall drive
  • Ride the carousel at The Norwood Fair, and share cotton candy together
  • Hike the Robert Johnson Eco Forest Trail
  • Take a Fall Colours tour with Stoney Lake Boat Cruises
  • Play a round of Mini Golf or shoot some paint balls at Milltown Mini Golf