Cool things to do in Peterborough and the Kawarthas, Ontario

Nature lovers unite! The Great Outdoors awaits in this unspoiled part of Ontario. What’s on your list of favourite things to see and do in Peterborough & the Kawarthas? 

Having cancer taught me to embrace the many incredible experiences life has to offer. Inspired by my journey, I started Badge of Awesome Communities to share ideas for adventure in destinations around the world — and invite others to do the same. Explore the featured attractions below, see what others are saying in the comments, and add your own favourite things to see and do in Peterborough & the Kawarthas area to the growing collection!

Life is short. Let’s inspire each other to get off the couch and make the most of it.

Featured Attractions

The English Potter

Find unique, hand-made pottery by award-winning artist Gail West in beautiful downtown Lakefield, Ontario

Lake Field Music Camp

Participate in a one-week retreat for adults that brings together amateur musicians and an exceptional faculty of professional musicians in a friendly and supportive environment

Kawartha Local Marketplace

A one-of-a-kind gift boutique and emporium offering products created exclusively by local artisans, producers and small-scale manufacturers

3 thoughts on “Cool things to do in Peterborough and the Kawarthas, Ontario

  1. Josh Martin says:

    What’s on your list of favourite things to see and do in Peterborough and the Kawarthas? Add them to the comments below, and be sure to check out what our featured attractions have to offer!

    The English Potter – http://www.englishpotter.com/
    Lake Field Music Camp – http://www.lakefieldmusic.ca/
    Ontario Waterway Cruises – http://ontariowaterwaycruises.com/
    ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery – http://zimart.ca/
    Kawartha Local Marketplace – https://kawarthalocal.ca/

  2. Kent and Andrea says:

    – Peterborough’s Lift Locks are pretty cool to see in action
    – Jackson Park is lovely
    – The Aboriginal rock carvings at Petroglyphs Provincial Park is also a worthwhile outing

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