Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches of Kawarthas Northumberland

A young girl runs through a corn maze

Sure, the changing leaves are gorgeous—but corn mazes and pumpkin patches run a close second when it comes to classic fall imagery. Farms throughout Kawarthas Northumberland have stepped up to offer seasonal attractions that range from spooky to toddler-friendly, often with a corn maze as the centrepiece. Read on to discover several excellent ways to … Read more

Outdoor Inspiration

A artist's canvas sits in front of the forest landscape it represents; a bridge is partly visible

The beauty of Kawarthas Northumberland has always inspired artists, and the many studio tours throughout the region are proof. We spoke to three artists who draw directly from the local landscape to learn about their process—and picked up a few ideas for outdoor exploration in the bargain. Victoria County Studio Tour “It’s just a painter’s … Read more

Agritourism: Meet the Farmers Feeding Kawarthas Northumberland

A wooden barn in fall

Drive through Kawarthas Northumberland this fall, and you’re bound to see some quintessentially rural scenes—sunny cornfields, horses standing in the pasture, chickens pecking around the barn.  If you’ve ever been tempted to stop for a longer look, you’re in luck. The region is packed with agritourism experiences that can offer you farm-to-table cuisine, unique entertainment, … Read more

Soft Adventure: Outdoor Fun for All Skill Levels

A woman walks along a trail covered in autumn leaves

Kawarthas Northumberland is your fall destination for soft outdoor adventure. If you’ve never heard the term before, “soft adventure” is a pretty inclusive concept. It refers to the more accessible end of the activity spectrum—think day hikes, bicycle trails, and flatwater paddling, as opposed to whitewater rafting or mountain climbing. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie … Read more

Best Fall Day Paddling Routes

BLOG Best Fall Day Paddling Routes By Tracy Beverley Kawarthas Northumberland is home to over 330 lakes and rivers, many of which are connected by the historic Trent-Severn Waterway.  This means that there are plenty of scenic paddling routes to enjoy. Although the region isn’t known for long portage routes, you can certainly find many … Read more

Bikepacking in Kawarthas Northumberland

woman standing in front of Hope Mill with a bike bikepacking

BLOG Bikepacking in Kawarthas Northumberland  There are so many good reasons to go bikepacking!  For some endurance athletes the day comes when a desired ride is so long that it simply can’t be done in one day, which is a good reason to consider a multi day cycling adventure.  For others, the appeal of bikepacking … Read more

Fall Is For Friends

Couple walking with a golden retriever on a trail with the sun setting

Fall offers perfect temperatures for exploring with your pooch bug-free, so you can enjoy the beautiful colours. This time of year is also less crowded at hotels, restaurants, and attractions, which make it easier for you and your pooch to hit the road for an extended stay.