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Prince Edward County – The Cape Cod of Ontario

Apr 10 2017
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Prince Edward County is one of Ontario’s hidden gems. Bustling with stunning scenery, delicious wine and incomparable hospitality, this is the Cape Cod of our country. Located just two hours from downtown Toronto, Prince Edward County is a rural community doted with historic towns and especially known for its ideal climate for wineries and cideries.

Some of the most coveted antique shops and artist studios can be found in Prince Edward County. The Arts Trail is a must see! This trail runs through the countryside and allows yout o experience talented artists at work. Stroll, shop and even experience yourself the crafts. David Drown of Wellington Pottery offers clay workshops for children and adults, and Andrew Csafordi conducts workshops in molten encaustic beeswax painting.

Food plays an important roll here in the county and with delicious events dedicated to the fine art of dining and wining, you will never want to return home. Countylicious is a food event featuring a unique prix fixe menu in which The Drake Devonshire in Wellington and The Hubb in Bloomfield participate. Also expect to see local chefs offering locally sourced seasonal ingredients. TASTE, this one-day wine and culinary festival emerges in September on the Picton fairgrounds for you to sample beverages from the county’s best wineries and cideries, and nibble on local artisanal cheese.

From wines, to hiking, Prince Edward County has it all. This is the perfect play and relaxation location to get away for a week. Enjoy your trip!

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