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This summer explore the cool trails and clear waters of Kawartha Lakes. During the summer there is a constant pulse of energy, arts, local food, events and natural recreation across the region’s inspiring landscape.  Learn more>

Top Reasons to Visit Kawartha Lakes

The Houseboat Capital of Ontario

Take your family or get away with a group of friends for a perfect vacation on the Trent-Severn Waterway, the Houseboat Capital of Ontario. A houseboat vacation gives you all the freedom to choose your own adventure, all at your own pace and leisure. Take all the comforts of home with you on the water, navigating the lock system from lake to lake, stopping for lunch along the way in Bobcaygeon or grilling up your own in the middle of the lake! Swim, paddle, stargaze, and cast your line right from the boat. Make some stops along your route and discover the charming and quaint towns and villages. You can even head to shore to go to the theatre, check out a concert, visit a farmers market, or do some retail therapy at some of the many unique stores and shops.

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Signature Experiences in Kawartha Lakes

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Kawartha Lakes – Arts & Heritage Trail – Drystone Wall Pilot 20 copy

As a visitor to Kawartha Lakes, you can do more than just see the sights, you can experience them too.  Stories, music, nature and skills authentic to the culture and history in Kawartha Lakes are preserved and passed down for generations. Take part and take home some of our culture and traditions through the Signature experiences offered in Kawartha Lakes.

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Explore Kawartha Lakes this summer and find your star in a sea of thousands. Your visit begins by clicking here > 

The Kawartha Trans Canada Trail offers an all-season natural recreational corridor for people of all ages and abilities. This historic railway bed is now a magnificent corridor, connecting over 50km of woodlands, farmlands, wetlands, and villages. The trail also connects with numerous other trails, granting virtually endless options for exploration. Learn more >

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