Just 90 minutes from Toronto, Peterborough and the Kawarthas offers a first-rate meetings alternative. June 21, 2010
Meetings & Incentive Travel Advertising Feature
Just a 90-minute drive from downtown Toronto, Peterborough & the Kawarthas offer a multitude of fresh experiences, from hiking, cycling, boating and golf, to cultural sites and an array of more than 600 events throughout the year. Comprised of the City of Peterborough and eight additional municipalities located on the historic Trent-Severn Waterway, the beautiful Kawarthas lake region features more than 134 lakes amidst a backdrop of pristine natural surroundings.
For small- to medium-sized meetings and retreats, the region offers more than 2,000 guest accommodations, ranging from quaint B&Bs and heritage inns, to sophisticated hotel settings with executive suites. The region also features unique outdoor spaces that capture and incorporate the essence of the area’s natural beauty, as well as indoor spaces that are modern, functional and flexible.
The region’s fresh approach to dining is influenced by the nearby agricultural industry, which providing local products and the freshest of ingredients to a scene that features more than 60 restaurants in Peterborough’s downtown core alone.
Representing more than 400 tourism-related businesses and attractions in the area, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism can provide planners with assistance and organizational support. Services include delegate packages, personalized site inspections, spousal-programme ideas and team-building itineraries. For more information call 1-800-461-6424. www.thekawarthas.net