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Fall Driving Tour: Fallin’ for Burleigh

an aerial image of a forest during fall in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

A fall favourite for culture & history enthusiasts

Distance: 97km
Time: 2 – 4 hours
Stops on Along The Way: Whetung Ojibwa Centre, Burleigh Falls Inn, Lockside Trading Company, The Nutty Bean, Stuff’d, Cassis Bistro
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First Stop: Celebrating Culture with Colourful Art

Head north from Peterborough to discover a true first at Whetung Ojibwa Centre in Curve Lake First Nation, where you can explore a collection of Indigenous crafts, paintings, and historical exhibits.

Second Stop: Grab a Bite in Burleigh

Meander from Buckhorn to Burleigh Falls viewing the vibrant fall colours, and stop for lunch at Burleigh Falls Inn – you’ll quickly realize that it’s not hard to #FallforPtbo. Fallin’ hard for Burleigh? You can book a night or two at this historic inn.

Third Stop: Shopping Lockside

On your way south, be sure to shop at Lockside Trading Company in Young’s Point. This waterfront cottage shop is steps from Lock 27 – Young’s Point, one of the most travelled locks on the historic Trent-Severn Waterway.

Fourth Stop: Something Sweet in Lakefield

A short but beautiful drive and you are in the Village of Lakefield. While you’re in town, grab a snack at The Nutty Bean Café or a sweet treat from Stuff’d Bakery. Looking for romantic reservations? Try Cassis Bistro.

View our collection of Fall Driving tours that are sure to make you #FallForPTBO