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As the old adage says Absence makes the heart grow fonder. We’re doing our part to protect Peterborough & the Kawarthas so you can visit soon, so for now, we ask you to dream from the comfort of your home.

Until we see you next, stay safe and be well.

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Experience Peterborough & the Kawarthas


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Have you seen our new Dream Book?

The new Dream Book is powered with augmented reality (AR) technology through a free app that can be found in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store by searching for “Neighbur Vue”. Throughout the book, images that are marked with a “Vue” icon will activate the AR technology on a users’ device. Take a look!

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Explore the Great Outdoors

Hit the Trails

Our link on the Great Trail follows an old railroad corridor that goes straight through the city of Peterborough. It’s a gentle grade and accessible to all abilities. But it’s only the beginning. Within Peterborough and the Kawarthas are urban trails in park settings, perfect for a casual stroll while out in the countryside. There are hundreds of kilometres to explore.

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Chip Truck Trail

Chip Trucks in Peterborough & the Kawarthas are all over the map –covering the corners of our county. And let’s face it: french fries are a comforting indulgence and classic cottage country fare. The simplicity of potato, cut into hearty steak cut fries or small shoestring fries, seasoned up, fried golden brown and served with a genuine smile.

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How can we help you?

The Peterborough & the Kawarthas Visitor Centre is centrally located in the heart of the City of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Trained travel counsellors are available to assist in making your visit to Peterborough & the Kawarthas an exceptional experience.

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Spring into Fishing – Early Season Tips

No bugs, no water-skiers, no pleasure-boats and a pristine lake all to yourself; it is no surprise that fishing insiders know spring is a…

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