This driving tour is 115km in length and takes approximately 1 hour & 54 minutes to complete. If it’s time to get out of the car and stretch your legs, no worries there are lots of things to see & do along the way. You can shop ’till you drop at Lockside Trading Company, and the The English Potter. Indulge yourself at The Kawartha Buttertart Factory, The Old Bridge Inn, Cassis Bistro and many other fabulous restaurants along the way.
Why not have some great colours to accompany your family fun time or spur of the moment adventures?
Unique Stops Along the Way
Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism Visitor Centre
Discover all that Peterborough & the Kawarthas has to offer – from accommodations, to attractions, to food experiences and more.
The Peterborough & the Kawarthas Visitor Centre is centrally located in the heart of the City of Peterborough. Open year-round, we provide a wide selection of free information including travel guides, brochures, postcards, road maps and trail guides. Trained travel counsellors are available to assist in making your visit to Peterborough & the Kawarthas an exceptional experience.
Come join us for a day of outdoor adventure and exploration! We’ve got caves, hiking trails, canoeing, and more – and we’re less than two hours away from the GTA! Spend a few days with us in our campground to thoroughly enjoy everything we have to offer.
Petroglyphs Provincial Park
Largest known concentration of Indigenous rock carvings (petroglyphs) in Canada, depicting turtles, snakes, birds, humans and more; this sacred site is known as “The Teaching Rocks”
Lockside Trading Company
Young's Point, Ontario
Lockside Trading Company is more than just shopping… it’s your one stop shop year round. A way of life since 1987, it’s the place where friends and family have been meeting for 33 years. Making it one of the most popular destinations in Peterborough, the Kawarthas.
The English Potter
Hand made pottery in functional and art pieces. Whimsy and organic in design. Nestled just off of main street in Lakefield, Ontario, The English Potter is a great spot to check out while on a stroll through town. Please drop by and check out the gallery.
Peterborough Lift Lock
The Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site of Canada is located on the Otonabee River section of the Trent Canal. One of only two hydraulic lift locks on the Waterway, Lock 21 is the highest hydraulic lift lock in the world.
Unique Stops for a Bite
Here at Cassis Bistro a warm friendly welcome awaits you for a romantic dinner for two, a special night out with friends, or a group function.
Kawartha Butter Tart Factory
A bakery specializing in butter tarts. Other products include Apple Fritters, Cinnamon Rolls, Pie, Squares and sweet loaves too! We have Grab and Go Sandwiches as well as Pizza Wraps, and Sausage Rolls!
Hobart’s Lighthouse provides casual dining on Stoney Lake. Outstanding Food. Inviting Atmosphere . Uncompromising Service.
Find Yourself a Room with a View
Lake Edge Cottages
Lake Edge cottages is a pet-friendly resort Located on Katchewanooka Lake in the Kawarthas just minutes north of Peterborough.
Lakeside Cottages your Award Winning Resort only 90 minutes northeast of Toronto Ontario Canada. We are a small, quiet family resort of five beautiful, waterfront, self-catering cottages that are smoke-free and surrounded by superb lake scenery with nature’s wildlife.
Burleigh Falls Inn
North Kawartha, Ontario
Burleigh Falls Inn is a resort located on beautiful Stoney Lake, on the Trent Severn System. We offer lake view motels, luxury inn rooms, dining, marina.