Peterborough is a historic and scenic city which has a lot to offer to its visitors. The city is a thriving metropolitan economy with fabulous culinary; the most articulate of the extensive outdoor sculptures can be experienced here. The city is home to Posh (Peterborough United) and the Phantoms and competitive rowers and equestrians.
Peterborough is a short drive from Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. It’s said that the Peterborough people are the happiest, don’t believe it? We recommend you to visit these top five places in Peterborough and experience why one day is never enough.
Riverview Park And Zoo!
The Riverview Park and Zoo can attract people of all ages and groups. The place is just located on the north of downtown Peterborough. You can enjoy a stroll in a peaceful and tranquil setting while experiencing the natural beauty of Peterborough.
Admission Details: 55-acre zoo with mini-train rides, an F-86 Sabre Jet, a kid’s water play park, many animals, and free admission and parking.
The Canadian Museum:
The Canadian Museum is dedicated to the canoes located in Peterborough, Ontario. The museum aims to explore the everlasting spirit of Canadian culture.
Visitors can also try building a birch bark canoe in the Preserving Skills Gallery.
Admission Details: The Canadian Canoe Museum is located at 910 Monaghan Road, Peterborough. The place is fully wheelchair accessible and has free parking.
Indian River Reptile Zoo:
The Indian River Reptile Zoo is indeed the most modern and exciting animal center in the world. Established in 1999, it’s a fine collection of snakes, lizards, monitors, alligators, turtles, and crocodiles.
Admission Details: The small reptile zoo is located in the Indian River, Ontario, approximately 15 kilometers east of Peterborough, Ontario. The address is 2206 County Rd 38, Indian River, ON K0L 2B0, Canada. The regular operating hours are from June 15th, 2020 – to September 30th, 2020 are 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Peterborough Lift Lock:
The Peterborough Lift Lock has the highest hydraulic boat lifts in the world. The lift lock functions by gravity alone using the counterweight principle. The residents and visitors can skate on the canal below the lift lock. The lift lock is an epitome of engineering to view in a very pretty scenic park setting; you can have fun having a picnic on one of the tables near the canal.
Admission Details: Peterborough Lift Lock is located on Hunter Street East, Trent Canal Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
Publican House Brewery:
The Publican House Brewery is a craft brewery that creates the finest and most interesting beers in Ontario. The brewery produces seven style masterly brewed beers with all-natural ingredients. The unique menu and a great setting can be experienced here and in many other breweries.
Admission Details: The Publican House Brewery is located at 300 Charlotte Street, Peterborough, ON, K9J 2V5.
There are many more places in Peterborough, located approximately near these historic and most known scenic beauties, and honestly, a weekend is never enough to enjoy these places.
If you come to Peterborough, you might want to extend your stay for at least a week. Hotels are too pricey, and low-budgeted motels are not a very friendly option for a family stay.
Your Lettings is as good as a luxurious Airbnb in Peterborough in the UK but at half the price of the regular Airbnb. You can pick from luxurious and comfortable houses at prime locations in Peterborough and avail the best houses on the best budget possible!
We wish you a happy vacation and a comfortable stay in the beautiful city of Peterborough!