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What to do in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Have some City with your Country

What’s your idea of fun? Listening to music under the stars? Taking in a play set in nature? Trying your luck? Meandering through a museum? Seeing the sights? Exploring the First Nations? We have an incredible volume and variety of things to see and do. What are you waiting for?

Cycling in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Authentic Adventures

Our Authentic Adventures collection highlights the most unique and memorable adventures this region has to offer – beyond the “must-see and do” activities, this collection is sure to give you the gift of lifelong memories!

  • Dine Under Water at Lock 21
    People dining in Lift Lock
    Authentic Adventure
    Experience, Culinary, Outdoors

    Dine Under Water at Lock 21

    This award-winning, hands-on historical dining experience through, inside and under the world’s highest hydraulic lift lock, is truly a feast for the senses. Explore the unique tastes, sights and stories of Peterborough from the region’s most famous landmark.

  • Meet the Herd at The Mane Intent
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    Authentic Adventure
    Experience

    Meet the Herd at The Mane Intent

    Get back to basics and explore an inspiring connection to nature, people and yourself.

  • Paddle Carving at The Canadian Canoe Museum
    A person carves a piece of wood
    Authentic Adventure
    Experience

    Paddle Carving at The Canadian Canoe Museum

    Shape your path forward with this fun paddle carving workshop as you immerse yourself in “canoe culture” at this national museum – that is just a quick portage from Peterborough’s vibrant downtown.

  • PTBO Picnic
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    Authentic Adventure
    Experience

    PTBO Picnic

    This experience for four people will have you sampling a delightful array of tried-and-true local favourites and experiencing the freshest fun that Peterborough & the Kawarthas has to offer.

  • Stone Sculpting Workshops at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery
    woman sculpting stone
    Authentic Adventure
    Experience, Arts, Outdoors

    Stone Sculpting Workshops at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery

    Draw inspiration from stunning scenery and inspiring Zimbabwean stone sculpture as you tap into your inner artist at ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery.  This destination gallery is where you’ll find a taste of global culture nestled in the rolling hills surrounding Rice Lake.