Local Attractions

Beautiful Prince Edward County has much to offer vacationers looking for relaxation, outdoor recreation, history, fine cuisine, art, and of course wine.

The shores of Lake Ontario

The shores of Lake Ontario

beaches

Sandbanks Provincial Park is well known for its beautiful sandy beaches but there are others to explore such as the rocky shoreline of Little Bluff and North Beach.  

artists and artisans

The County offers a wide range of local art and crafts.  A Studio Tour is held every fall and at The Local Store, you can see a wide range of local products all under one roof.

County Cider Company

County Cider Company

wine, cider and beer

Over 40 plus wineries and a growing craft beer and cider industry makes for a true tasting experience.  Book a wine tour or visit during one of several tasting events held every year.

cycling, hiking and snowmobiling

Cycling is a popular activity during the summer months.  The Millennium Trail used for years by snowmobilers is in the process of being resurfaced for cyclists and hikers.  Sandbanks Park also offers several cycling and hiking trails in the summer and cross-country ski trails in the winter.

Farm to table

Farm to table

farm to table cuisine

From fine dining, eateries, and pubs to farm stands, locally grown food is plentiful and on every menu.  

 

birding and local history

Prince Edward County is on the path of a large bird migratory route.  Spring and Fall are busy times at the Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory .  

Local museums offer an insight into the Loyalist history of the area and there are several events celebrating local history throughout the summer.