Peterborough, in Toronto - Central Ontario, is a place that some 76,000 people call home.
Toronto, the provincial capital, is situated roughly 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southwest of Peterborough, while Rochester is 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the southeast.
Get ready for a high speed adrenalin rush at the Kawartha Speedway, the number one destination for speed freaks in the Peterborough region. Take a tour of the circuit, marvel at the gleaming chrome and paintwork of the high-performance vehicles, and, if you can time your visit for race day, roar with the crowd as the man and machine flash by at incredible speeds.
In this culture-rich city, you'll be sure to enjoy the engaging museums, including the Canadian Fire Fighters Museum, where history lovers can always learn something new about the world. Take a self-guided tour, view the exhibits, and then ask for tips from the locals to uncover some of the more eclectic museums in town.
If you are ready to grab a bargain explore the various stores of the Northumberland Mall. Check out what the locals are buying and then purchase some souvenirs.
One of the most popular golf courses within the vicinity of Peterborough is Port Hope Golf and Country Club. Grab your favorite five iron and putter and hit the fairways, then end the day in the clubhouse bar with a few drinks and laughs with golf-obsessed locals.