Trip Planner

We can help make your houseboat vacation an event to remember!
There is so much to do, on and off your houseboat. Here are just a few things that are available to you.

  1. Dining – There are lots of wonderful restaurants along the way
  2. Shopping – Quaint little stores, antique shops, auction houses
  3. Water – canoe, kayak, fishing, swimming (we rent Canoes).
  4. The Arts – Academy Theatre, Lakeview Arts Barn, Art Gallery of Peterborough
  5. History – Museums, Settlers Village, Ojibway Centre.
  6. Cruise – The Kawartha Spirit (a 200 person boat offering Sightseeing Cruises as well as Sunset Dinner Cruises)
  7. Spa Day – Spend the day pampering yourself at one of the many Spas and Salons
  8. Outdoors –The Kawarthas are home to over 600 kms of trails that you can bike and hike on. There are many golf courses to choose from along the way or spend the day looking at the wildlife.

There are special events happening in towns along the way.
Kawartha LakesCheck out these websites to find which events are happening during your vacation.

Explore Kawartha Lakes

The Kawarthas

Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce

Bobcaygeon Chamber of Commerce

Lindsay & District Chamber of Commerce

Bobcaygeon Events

Buckhorn Events

What to Bring

We suggest you bring the following for a carefree vacation:

  • • bedding (pillows & sleeping bags are recommended)
  • • CD’s, DVD’s
  • • tea towels
  • • bath towels
  • • bio-degradable soaps & shampoo
  • • flashlight and extra batteries
  • • camera
  • • cooler for extra drinks
  • • radio
  • • fishing equipment
  • • variety of clothing
  • • garbage bags
  • • insect spray
  • • sun lotions
  • • games
  • • cell phone
  • • binoculars, etc.

Resources

Provided by Parks Canada:

Watch a video ‘Locking Through Safely’

Download a pdf ‘Boating_Safely‘.

Websites of Interest:

Parks Canada – Trent-Severn Waterway

Explore Kawartha Lakes

TrentSevern.com

TheKawarthas.ca

TheWaterway.ca