Central Ontario GuideCentral Ontario is a traditional lakes-and-mountains getaway for Torontonians and Ottawans. HotelsFind hotels in Peterborough, Bracebridge and more.
Popular in Central OntarioPeterboroughThe City of Peterborough is considered the hub of the Kawarthas, as well as being the region's major business, education, cultural, and health care centre. MuskokaThe Muskoka area of Ontario, Canada is a rolling expanse of forest and lake, quietly beautiful. BracebridgeBracebridge is a town in the Muskoka region of the province of Ontario. Its most notable and first recognized characteristic is the European style downtown, which has been modernized tastefully in recent years.
In Central OntarioKawarthasThe Kawarthas or Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario is located one to two hours by car northeast of Toronto, and is considered part of Central Ontario. MagnetawanMagnetawan, is a historical village in Ontario, Canada. It is on the Trans Canada Trail, in the middle of a 78 km stretch known as the Nipissing Road or the Ontario Ghost Trail. BarrieBarrie lies at the end of Kempenfelt Bay on Lake Simcoe in Southern Ontario. Watersports and boating on the bay bring visitors from all over Ontario. Haliburton HighlandsHaliburton Highlands, also known simply as Haliburton County, is in Ontario. The Haliburton Highlands are only a few hours from centres such as Ottawa, Toronto, and Barrie, yet the area has preserved its natural and wild setting. Wasaga BeachWasaga Beach is a town in Central Ontario on the shores of southern Georgian Bay. Simcoe CountySimcoe County is in Central Ontario. OrilliaOrillia is a city in Ontario. Orillia is located approximately 1.5 hours north of Toronto and is located on Ontario Highway 11/12 via Highway 400 North. MaynoothMaynooth is a small hamlet in Ontario, Canada. It is a short-drive away from Algonquin Provincial Park and makes a good stop-over. PenetangPenetanguishene is a city in Ontario. Penetanguishene is the full name, although you will never hear anyone use it, Penetang is common. OrangevilleOrangeville is about an hour's driving north of Toronto. LorettoLoretto is in Adjala-Tosorontio, which is in Simcoe County in south-Central Ontario.