Ontario's Prince Edward County Needs To Be On Your Travel Bucket List And Here's Why

Time for a trip!
Ontario's Prince Edward County Needs To Be On Your Travel Bucket List And Here's Why
Staff Writer

If you're looking for a destination for your next girls weekend, anniversary getaway, or just a spur of the moment vacation, Prince Edward County is your spot.  You'll be able to escape the constant hustle of the city, while still staying relatively local.

During your stay in PEC you'll be able to take advantage of countless wineries and breweries to day drink at, lots of beaches and parks to get your fresh air fix, and numerous inns and b&b's to stay at.

Lucky for you, we have compiled a list of the best things to do, stay, eat and drink.  Now that we've done all the dirty work, you have no excuse but to book your time off and get packing! ;)

Safe travels! 

What to do: 

Soak up some sun at Sandbank Provincial Park

Sandbanks provincial park is the perfect place for a summer beach day, or a picturesque winter walk. While visiting Prince Edward County be sure to set aside a day to soak up the sun at the beach.

Enjoy nature at Murray Canal

Murray Canal is the ideal place for an evening walk, bike ride or just somewhere to enjoy the outdoors.  There is nothing more relaxing than being by the water, especially during sunset!

Shop locally at the Wellington Farmers Market

Wellington Farmers Market is like no other.  You'll be able to indulge in all types of local foods, endless amounts of adorable clothing items and accessories.  This is your spot to pick up a couple souvenirs to remember your trip!

Check out some art at the Oeno Gallery

The Oeno Gallery is the perfect place to spend an afternoon in PEC. Oeno mostly features modern art and sculpture pieces but has also teamed up with Huff estate to put together a 4 acre garden featuring a few amazing pieces for you to view outdoors!

Where to stay: 

The Drake Devonshire Inn

The Drake Devonshire is every Instagrammer's dream.  They offer all kinds of picture perfect rooms with lakeside views and cozy decor.  They also have an awesome brunch that you'll need to take advantage of during your stay.

Angeline Inn

The Angeline Inn is a small family-run business that serves as the perfect place to stay during your weekend getaway.  Every room is unique and offered at different price points, which is ideal for those of you looking to stay within a certain budget.

Huff Estates Winery and Inn

Huff Estate is the perfect place for wine lovers to stay, because it also doubles as a winery! This spot also offers mid-week specials on their rooms, which is perfect for those of you with a flexible schedule.

Where to eat: 

Grab lunch at The Courage

The Courage is the perfect spot to grab your morning coffee, indulge in a boozy brunch, or treat yourself to a delicious lunch.  Be sure to try their pumpkin chili, it's the ultimate comfort food!

Indulge at Slickers County Ice Cream

Slickers is the ideal place to crush your ice cream cravings, especially because calories don't count while you're on vacation! ;)

Go all out at The Hubb

The Hubb is the perfect place to indulge in an amazing dinner while staying in PEC. They have a pretty extensive menu that will cater towards everyone's taste buds.

Where to drink: 

Get tipsy at Norman Hardie Winery

Norman Hardie Winery looks like something right out of Pinterest.

Wine + fairy lights = goals.

Have a couple beers at County Road Beer Garden

If you're more of a beer drinker, Prince Edward County has the perfect beer garden for you to take advantage of.  County Road Beer Garden also has an amazing restaurant, so this could be a perfect place to spend a laid back afternoon.

Quench your thirst at County Cider Company

Who doesn't love a refreshing cider? For those of you looking to enjoy some time outside while sipping on a cold crisp beverage, you'll need to visit count cider company ASAP!

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Sara Sandham
Staff Writer
Sara Sandham was a writer with Narcity Media.