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Pre-Planned Trip curated by Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism

Fall Driving Tour: To Buckhorn & Beyond

2-4 hours
107 km
Total driving time:
2 hours
road and fall trees

This fall driving tour is 107km in length and will take approximately 1 hour and 55 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. Explore local Culture & Heritage and do some shopping at Whetung Ojibwa Centre. Quench your thirst at Kawartha Country Wines or for a bite at Canoe & Paddle in Lakefield.

Why not have some great colours to accompany your family fun time or spur of the moment adventures?

Riverview Park & Zoo

Located just north of downtown Peterborough, Riverview Park and Zoo is a fabulous place to enjoy a leisurely stroll in a peaceful and tranquil setting while experiencing the natural beauty of Peterborough

Canoe & Paddle

The Canoe & Paddle is a proper English Pub beside the river in downtown Lakefield. Combining our three favourite things – craft Ontario beer, fresh pub grub and live music.

The English Potter

Hand made pottery in functional and art pieces. Whimsy and organic in design. At the English Potter showroom you’ll have a chance to meet Gail and discover first hand what she’s been working on!

The Village Inn Lakefield

The Village Inn is situated in the scenic and historic little village of Lakefield. It is a charming Country Inn in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes.

Whetung Ojibwa Centre

Whetung Ojibwa Centre offers a spectacular collection of Native crafts as well as Fine Art, Jewelry, Moccasins, Leather Work, Sculptures and much more from Curve Lake First Nation and across Canada.

Curve Lake Cultural Centre

The Cultural Centre play an important role in representing cultural heritage by preserving objects and related information by providing access to these through exhibitions, public programs, publications, and research resources.

Beachwood Resort

Situated on 1400’ of prime Lower Buckhorn Lake shoreline, our location offers the best of both worlds, experience a ‘Kawartha cottage getaway’ with the amenities of home.

Selwyn Conservation Area

Selwyn Beach Conservation Area is located on the northeast shore of Chemong Lake and is best known for its excellent swimming provided by a gently sloping sandy beach. The conservation area also offers a boat launch and docking facility, a large picnic shelter, group camping area and hiking trails.

Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre

As an organization, we strive to increase awareness of the challenges facing Ontario’s turtles and to inspire individuals to act to help.

Central Smith Creamery

We are located just outside of Peterborough, Ontario, one kilometre West of Chemong Road on the Lindsay Highway. You can’t miss the bright red roof!