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Guidebook for Peterborough

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Guidebook for Peterborough

Food Scene
Natas Cafe
376 George St N
Greek Food-Pizza/Burgers made in-house/Souvlaki They DELIVER outside Village
Lakefield Restaurant
107 Queen St
Greek Food-Pizza/Burgers made in-house/Souvlaki They DELIVER outside Village
Lunch specials around $10; Steaks - homemade soups; Great Ambience; Tablecloths/Napkins/Monogrammed Dishes/Goblets; one of very few in area with fine dining attributes
Berc's Steakhouse
186 Lansdowne St
Lunch specials around $10; Steaks - homemade soups; Great Ambience; Tablecloths/Napkins/Monogrammed Dishes/Goblets; one of very few in area with fine dining attributes
Fresh produce - ambient atmosphere (music/vendors/lots of DOGS go to market)
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Peterborough Farmers' Market
136 Lansdowne St
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Fresh produce - ambient atmosphere (music/vendors/lots of DOGS go to market)
Fine dining - about 30 mins. north of BnB; reservations needed
Viamede Resort
595 Mt Julian Viamede Rd
Fine dining - about 30 mins. north of BnB; reservations needed
FRESH Chinese/Canadian foods ...touristy restaurant; reservations a good idea - # on speed dial at my BnB!
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Cody Inn Restaurant
1966 Lakehurst Rd
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FRESH Chinese/Canadian foods ...touristy restaurant; reservations a good idea - # on speed dial at my BnB!
Some neat local wines!
Kawartha Lakes Winery
6 Water St
Some neat local wines!
Corner of King/Water - Millenium Park - take walkway to Otonabee River - patio, rental canoes, etc.
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Silver Bean Cafe
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Corner of King/Water - Millenium Park - take walkway to Otonabee River - patio, rental canoes, etc.
Drinks & Nightlife
Wings and Burgers and Unique Salads Great Specials - Half Price Wings Thursdays/Sundays Fast and Friendly Service Verandah/Inside Tables Ambience
The Thirsty Loon Pub
39 Queen St
Wings and Burgers and Unique Salads Great Specials - Half Price Wings Thursdays/Sundays Fast and Friendly Service Verandah/Inside Tables Ambience
Signature sandwiches/soup/salad British style pub Live entertainment - most nights Great selection craft beer Service tends to be SLOW ... allow lots of time
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Canoe & Paddle
18 Bridge St
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Signature sandwiches/soup/salad British style pub Live entertainment - most nights Great selection craft beer Service tends to be SLOW ... allow lots of time
Always has events happening - check out website
The Venue
286 George St N
Always has events happening - check out website
Arts & Culture
Iconic stop - arts and museum
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Whetung Ojibwa Centre
875 Mississauga St
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Iconic stop - arts and museum
FREE OPEN AIR Concerts at Little Lake, downtown Peterborough (Wed/Sat nites all summer long); quick dinner at Jack's across street, receipt on windshield, walk over to park for entertainment (bring lawnchair or rent one there).
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Peterborough Musicfest
92 George St N
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FREE OPEN AIR Concerts at Little Lake, downtown Peterborough (Wed/Sat nites all summer long); quick dinner at Jack's across street, receipt on windshield, walk over to park for entertainment (bring lawnchair or rent one there).
ALWAYS something happening ... check their playbill/parking garage around corner - 185 King Street Restaurants close by - variety
Showplace
290 George St. North
ALWAYS something happening ... check their playbill/parking garage around corner - 185 King Street Restaurants close by - variety
Amateur Theatre - check playbill
Peterborough Theatre Guild
364 Rogers St
Amateur Theatre - check playbill
Peterborough Museum & Archives
300 Hunter St E
The feel of a big-city, inter-active museum; will be building and moving to a new building near Liftlocks (off Ashburnham) in next couple years - great for ALL ages
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The Canadian Canoe Museum
910 Monaghan Road
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The feel of a big-city, inter-active museum; will be building and moving to a new building near Liftlocks (off Ashburnham) in next couple years - great for ALL ages
A must-see for families - ALWAYS has special presentations - about 20-25 mins. from BnB. Sporting NEW museum barn - stores older farming equipment/artifacts Often has live presentations
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Lang Pioneer Village Museum
104 Lang Rd
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A must-see for families - ALWAYS has special presentations - about 20-25 mins. from BnB. Sporting NEW museum barn - stores older farming equipment/artifacts Often has live presentations
Parks & Nature
Close by - lots of animals and play ground equipment/splash pad for kids/picnic area lower level; live music Sunday at 2 pm/other events Otonabee River runs along park Lots of Parking Great Splash Pad for kids - nice bathroom & change facilities - clean
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Riverview Park & Zoo
1230 Water St
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Close by - lots of animals and play ground equipment/splash pad for kids/picnic area lower level; live music Sunday at 2 pm/other events Otonabee River runs along park Lots of Parking Great Splash Pad for kids - nice bathroom & change facilities - clean
Walking/Biking Trails, small lake and stream (Jackson Creek)-great for long walks (part of Trans-Canada Trail system)
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Jackson Park
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Walking/Biking Trails, small lake and stream (Jackson Creek)-great for long walks (part of Trans-Canada Trail system)
Good for camping, swimming - middle of City on Little Lake Great Cabin Foods - fries and burgs
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Beavermead Park
2011 Ashburnham Dr
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Good for camping, swimming - middle of City on Little Lake Great Cabin Foods - fries and burgs
Walking trails - snakes
Mark S. Burnham Provincial Park
Walking trails - snakes
Along Otonabee River - in City; lots of places to stop (food/pub) - Nicholls Oval Park Bikes/Walking/Running
Rotary Greenway Trail
Along Otonabee River - in City; lots of places to stop (food/pub) - Nicholls Oval Park Bikes/Walking/Running
Lots of parking - nature trails
Trent University Wildlife Sanctuary
801 University Rd
Lots of parking - nature trails
Park - walk from start of trail into Bridgenorth - stop at Tim Horton's or brunch in village - trek back to vehicle
B.E.L Rotary Bridgenorth Trail
Park - walk from start of trail into Bridgenorth - stop at Tim Horton's or brunch in village - trek back to vehicle
Entertainment & Activities
Hockey and Lacrosse CENTRAL in Peterborough; occasional music greats; farmers' market Saturdays; Peterborough Exhibition late July-August
Peterborough Memorial Centre
151 Lansdowne St W
Hockey and Lacrosse CENTRAL in Peterborough; occasional music greats; farmers' market Saturdays; Peterborough Exhibition late July-August
Another great photo op - see rapids/Trent Severn Waterway locks/Lockside Trading Store
Youngs Point
Another great photo op - see rapids/Trent Severn Waterway locks/Lockside Trading Store
Sightseeing
Water/Rocks/Trees/Locks/Falls ... restaurants nearby -photo stop
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Burleigh Falls
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Water/Rocks/Trees/Locks/Falls ... restaurants nearby -photo stop
Peterborough's historic Liftlock raises boats from one level of water to another - highest in the world. Inter-active boat ride thru Liftlocks at Friends of Trent-Severn Waterway on-site - across road from Museum; actual cruises through locks also available at Little Lake (dinner cruises as well)
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Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site
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Peterborough's historic Liftlock raises boats from one level of water to another - highest in the world. Inter-active boat ride thru Liftlocks at Friends of Trent-Severn Waterway on-site - across road from Museum; actual cruises through locks also available at Little Lake (dinner cruises as well)
Shopping
GT has almost anything you would need - 3 minutes from house (cash back, lottery tickets, food stuff, dry goods, household goods, ice)
Giant Tiger
2657 Lakefield Rd
GT has almost anything you would need - 3 minutes from house (cash back, lottery tickets, food stuff, dry goods, household goods, ice)
Two outlets - one in Peterborough, one in Lakefield. Unique gifts.
Tribal Voices
179 Charlotte
Two outlets - one in Peterborough, one in Lakefield. Unique gifts.