Travelling to Prince Edward County & Quinte, Ontario
Located in Southern Ontario at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, Prince County is an island community that offers 800 kilometers of shorelines and cottage rentals among provincial parks, nature reserves and wildlife sanctuaries.
Prince Edward County is known as the walleye capital of Ontario and is thus a top fishing destination. Sandbanks Provincial Park and Beach is a prime location for kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, scuba diving and of course sunbathing and swimming. On trails throughout the area, hiking and cycling are popular activities in the summer, while cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are favourites come winter.
Recognized as Canada’s newest wine region, Prince Edward County is noted for its local food and wine scene. Dotted with farms, orchards, vineyards, cheese factories and chocolatiers, the region is an agri-tourism hotspot and a leader in the farm to table food movement.
Just over a two hours’ drive northeast of Toronto, the Prince Edward County and Quinte region is a popular place to rent a cottage in Ontario.