8 days in Ontario Itinerary

8 days in Ontario Itinerary

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8 days in Ontario Itinerary

Start: Peterborough
Drive:  4​h
1
Ottawa
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Huntsville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Kingston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Picton
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Peterborough

1
night
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Marked Paintball & Laser Tag as well as Murder Mystery Ottawa. On the 30th (Mon), get your game on at Marked Paintball & Laser Tag.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ottawa trip planner.

Peterborough to Ottawa is an approximately 4-hour bus ride. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Ottawa are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Ottawa

Nightlife Fun & Games Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Marked Paintball & Laser Tag
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Murder Mystery Ottawa ©
Murder Mystery Ottawa
The Glebe ©
The Glebe
Corktown Footbridge ©
Corktown Footbridge

1
night
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
Huntsville is the largest town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada. On the 1st (Wed), browse the collection at Lake of Bays Library, then get your game on at Bush Poker Axe Throwing Muskoka, then look for gifts at Maple Bluff Farm, and finally pause for some photo ops at Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Huntsville tour planning app .

Getting from Ottawa to Huntsville by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, daytime highs in Huntsville are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Things to do in Huntsville

Shopping Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lake of Bays Library
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Maple Bluff Farm ©
Maple Bluff Farm
Bush Poker Axe Throwing Muskoka ©
Bush Poker Axe Throwing Muskoka

2
nights
Kingston

Kingston ©
Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Kingston Glass Studio & Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at 1000 Islands History Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Lemoine Point Conservation Area, and finally deepen your understanding at Queens University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Murney Tower National Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Rideau Canal - Jones Falls Defensible Lockmasters House, then do a tasting at Scheuermann Vinyard and Winery, and finally stroll around Charleston Lake Provincial Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kingston trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Huntsville to Kingston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Huntsville in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kingston, with lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Picton.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

1000 Islands History Museum, Scheuermann Vinyard and Winery, Charleston Lake Provincial Park
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Lemoine Point Conservation Area ©
Lemoine Point Conservation Area
Scheuermann Vinyard and Winery ©
Scheuermann Vinyard and Winery
 1000 Islands History Museum ©
1000 Islands History Museum

3
nights
Picton

Picton ©
Picton is an unincorporated community located in Prince Edward County in South Eastern Ontario, Canada, roughly 160 km east of Toronto. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): do a tasting at ThreeDog Winery, do a tasting at Devil's Wishbone Winery, identify plant and animal life at Bleasdell Boulder Conservation Area, then do a tasting at Stanners Vineyard, then take an in-depth tour of Escape Macaulay House!, and finally look for gifts at The Prince Edward County T-shirt Company. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at Kinsip House of Fine Spirits, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Parsons Brewing Company, stroll through Dunes Beach, do a tasting at Broken Stone Winery, then do a tasting at Domaine Darius, and finally do a tasting at Lighthall Winery.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Picton road trip app .

Drive from Kingston to Picton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Picton

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hillier, Kinsip House of Fine Spirits, Devil's Wishbone Winery, Frink Centre Conservation Area, Bleasdell Boulder Conservation Area
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ThreeDog Winery ©
ThreeDog Winery
Devil's Wishbone Winery ©
Devil's Wishbone Winery
Domaine Darius ©
Domaine Darius

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