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Days Spent Outdoors... it's in our Nature

Imagine being able to visit a different lake every day for 13 years! With over 5000 lakes it’s no wonder that you can find some of the world’s greatest fishing and boating opportunities in this region.

On the shores, this is a hiker’s paradise with nearly 600 kilometers of trails that crisscross through the region. With its natural beauty, rolling farmlands, small towns and historic sites this is motorcycle heaven. Hop on your bike and cruise down some of the best roads in Ontario.

Nature beckons in the Land O’Lakes with a wide range of camping experiences – from spacious RV-friendly sites, to more remote areas that are only accessible by water. Take in the unspoiled natural scenery and give bird watching a try. See if you can spot a few of the 356 species that call the Land O’Lakes home.

  • 2.5hrs from
    Toronto
  • 2.0hrs from
    Ottawa
  • 3.5hrs from
    Montreal

Land O’Lakes at its Best

Cycling
Cycling
Golfing
Golfing
Wolfe Island
Wolfe Island
Museum
Museum
Wine, Cider & Beer Tour
Wine, Cider & Beer Tour

Discover Fall by Pedal Power

Revel in authentic country landscapes by cycling Land O Lakes. Watch the colours change before you as you pedal through field, forest and alongside the water, while exploring the small towns and more urban areas along the way.

The K&P Trail is a 63-km dedicated off road trail that makes for perfect fall cycling, hiking and even equestrian activities. No motorized vehicles are allowed on the gravel pathway that is suitable for bikes designed for light off road conditions. It runs from north of Kingston to Tichborne and actually connects to the existing Catarqaui Trail at Harrowsmith.

Watch as nature reveals itself on the beautiful Cataraqui Trail – cycling is encouraged on this 103 km trail that stretched from Smiths Falls to Stratcona. Cyclists and hikers are welcome to explore wilderness, lakes, wetland, fields and more as the cooler weather settles in and the bugs become less of a nuisance.  Unique vantage points along the Cataraqui Trail make for unforgettable fall foliage views.

Lennox and Addington has also put together cycling route trails which encompass the county and invite further exploration of the back roads that showcase authentic Eastern Ontario landscapes.

Want to explore more? Hop on your bike and join the Discover L&A Ride event, taking place Sept. 22, 2018 starting at Mackinnon Brothers Brewing Company. The 58-km ride showcases the water’s edge, country roads and unique rest stops at historic sites, parks and wineries.

Get Your Swing on in Land O Lakes

Tee up fun – the links are calling in Land O Lakes! With meticulously maintained greens and fairways, stunning scenic views and course designs that cater to all skill levels, Land O Lakes is worthy of a hole in one.

Loyalist Golf and Country Club offers the best-conditioned course in the region with five sets of tee blocks offering challenging play to beginners or pros. There’s always time for nine at the Napanee Golf and Country Club, which has the designation of being the second oldest nine-hole course in Canada. It has continued to be beautifully manicured and remains both challenging and beautiful with mature trees, rolling hills and water hazards. Camden Braes Golf & Country Club boasts gorgeous sculpted greens along a challenging 18-hole course in Loyalist Township – with a panoramic view from the on-site restaurant or balcony! Amherstview Golf Club offers 18 holes of golf on this par 72 course. The gentle terrain at Amherstview is walking-friendly for golfers of all ages.

Discover Why Wolfe Island is A-maze-ing in The Fall

Corn turns into the newest family-friendly adventure on Wolfe Island every fall, as a legendary maze is carved out of an entire field corn. The creative design at the Corn Maze on Wolfe Island in Land O Lakes features two mazes this year, as well as mid-point refreshments! Taking the ferry from Kingston the island adds to the fun of a day out in fall. After you find you way out of the maze, don’t forget to visit the animals on the farm.

Want to make the experience even more intriguing? Ask about reserving a spot in a flashlight night event. Imagine trying to navigate the maze after the sun goes down!

Lennox & Addington County Museum & Archives

Explore the Lennox & Addington Museum and immerse yourself into our fascinating past.

From Prehistoric Times to the Present: The rich, local history collection includes prehistoric items, furniture, textiles, clothing and accessories, toys, glass, ceramics, transportation artifacts, advertising ephemera, tools and equipment, household collectibles and much, much more. 

Artifacts are selected for their significance to the story of the county and its peoples from prehistoric times to the first tire produced at the Goodyear plant in 1990 and beyond.

Through local eyes: witness the Prehistoric Past; Loyalists; Post Loyalist Migrations; Gibbard Furniture; Glass and China Cottage Industries; The War Years.

The Lennox and Addington County Museum is the home of the collections of the Lennox and Addington Historical Society, founded in 1907. The artifact inventory (estimated to be 10,000 items) is entered into an automated database.

Open Monday – Saturday, 10am-5pm; Closed Holidays
Daily Rates: Adults: $3 | Seniors/Students: $2.50 | Children Under 12: Free;
Annual Passes: Adults: $25 | Students/Seniors: $20

Wine, Cider & Beer Tour

The Land O’Lakes is known for it’s sparkling waterways, lush treescapes and beautiful views but it’s also home to a flourishing craft beer, cider and wine scene. Visit one of these great places and see how the magic happens:

Bergeron Estate Winery & Cider Company
9656 Loyalist Parkway, Adolphustown

Visit and enjoy award-winning wines like Gamay Noir, Pinot Noir, Vidal, Riesling, and Gewürztraminer – along with Bergeron’s Rosé. Operating since 2007, this 10-acre vineyard uses only their own grapes, and sources local orchards for their apple cider. PLUS: on site is Nonna’s Pizzeria, with crusts made from scratch and toppings made from local ingredients. Bergeron’s also offers four-course wine & food pairing dinners, and is available for corporate or private events.

MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co.
1915 County Road 22, Bath

Come taste the beers that embodies the unique character of rural Canada. These beers are brewed (with ingredients grown) on a bicentennial family farm in the historic village of Bath. MacKinnon Brothers has won the hearts of craft brew lovers across Ontario. The beer uses hops, wheat and barley grown right on the farm. Their beers are available in taps across the region and local liquor stores, but nothing beats visiting their tasting room: a renovated chicken coop!

The Napanee Beer Company
450 Milligan Lane, Napanee

Stop in to sample craft beer and chat with Geordan Saunders, one of Canada’s most highly awarded amateur brewers. Decide for yourself which of the brew you like the best: the Belgian Pale Ale (Mayday); German Black Lager (Blacklist); or, their Premium Lager (Deadline). Or try one of their special edition brews available monthly. Make sure you put this microbrewery on your itinerary.

Thirty Three Vines Winery
9261 Loyalist Parkway, Adolphustown

Taste ultra-premium wines in this boutique winery’s unique tasting room, a renovated railway caboose. Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Merlot: the winery’s vinifera grapevines have been generating good wine since 2007. Limestone and clay-based loamy soils enrich these wines with crisp acidity, minerality and delicate flavours of fruit. Overlooking Adolphus Reach, the winery is just east of the Glenora Ferry.

The Hard Way Cider Co.
442 Townline Road, Bath

The Hard Way Cider Co. produces hand-crafted, cold pressed and barrel aged small batch cider made from 100% Ontario apples. Founders Lisa & Steve Goddard believe that nothing worth while ever came easy. Always learning, improving and pushing the envelope, they have their hands in every part of the process and continue bring their cider to the world… The Hard Way. Their offerings include Original Dry and Rogue Apples.

Twelve Barrels

Twelve Barrels is owned by L&A County entrepreneur Cole Miller. His unique recipe is based on a Canadian Whisky first distilled in 1853, on the shores of the Napanee River. Twelve Barrels receives most of its flavour from two sources, the grains and the barrels for aging. Twelve Barrels whisky is available a number of LCBO locations in the region.

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