5 days in Peterborough & Tobermory Itinerary

5 days in Peterborough & Tobermory Itinerary

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Peterborough
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Tobermory
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Peterborough

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Electric City

Peterborough shot to fame as the gateway to the Kawartha Lakes, a huge draw for local and international visitors since the early 20th century.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Peterborough: Horseless Carriage Museum (in Fenelon Falls), Wellington (Karlo Estates Winery & Sandbanks Estate Winery) and Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park (in Orono). There's more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Riverview Park and Zoo and contemplate the long history of Peterborough Lift Lock.

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Toronto to Peterborough is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Peterborough is minus 1 hour. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tobermory.

Things to do in Peterborough

Zoos & Aquariums · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

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Tobermory

— 2 nights

Fresh Water Scuba Diving Capital of the World

At the tip of Bruce Peninsula, little Tobermory is a big tourist destination for visitors interested in learning or perfecting their scuba diving skills.
On the 28th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with Divers Den, then make a trip to The Grotto, and then step off the mainland to explore Flowerpot Island. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bruce Peninsula National Park.

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Traveling by car from Peterborough to Tobermory takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Peterborough to Tobermory, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tobermory

Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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