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Rolling Hills and Tasty Thrills

  • Duration
    2 Nights/2.5 Days
  • Distance
  • Total Driving Time
    Ride time: 6 hours

This route hits all the best views in southern Peterborough County. The rolling hills along the ride offer challenging climbs and rewarding views in every direction. Freshly made pastries are a tasty way to recharge and are accessible at several locations along this ride. This route goes from Keene to Bailieboro and gives riders spectacular views of Rice Lake along the way.  From Bailieboro riders will encounter plenty of rolling hills and views along the way to Millbrook, which is another great place to stop for a nibble. Ride up the infamous Prison Hill heading out of Millbrook and on to more illustrious views as the route continues through Ida Hill and back to Peterborough.

Why We Love This Route:

  • Challenging uphill climbs
  • Breathtaking scenic views
  • Great coffee and pastry shops along the way
  • Locally inspired Food & Drink
  • Rooms with a view

Highlights & Photo Ops:

  • Scenic views from Elmhirst’s Resort
  • Scenic views of Rice Lake from County Rd #2.
  • Scenic views south from Sharpe Line.


Day 1

Day 2

Not Ready to Leave? Relax Waterside for One More Night.


Tree with fall colours

A portion of this itinerary follows the Peterborough & the Kawartas Classics Road Cycling Route 3

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