Between Kingston and Ottawa, Lanark County boasts outdoor adventure and quaint historic villages where local food is a form of expression. Maple Syrup pours from every table and garlic growers are award winners.
Summer Festivals like the Blooming of the Orchids at Purdon Conservation, the Mica festival, the annual Garlic Festival, the Highland Games, concerts and Strawberry Socials are listed at http://www.lanarkcountytourism.ca/lanark-county-tourism-events/
See the most dramatic fall colours in the world as Lanark County’s sugar maples turn from green to gold. The new Outdoors Map highlights over 30 trails, as well as ideas for cycling, golfing and canoeing. Call for a free copy to be mailed to your home.
The county's scenic wilderness has drawncreatives of all kinds - musicians, artists and literary. Fall is the ideal time of year to explore the studios of the naturally-inspired on self-guided tours. Check out the Inroads Studio Tour in early September, or in October, the Scarlet Maple Tour, Crown and Pumpkin Studio Tour and Perth Autumn Studio Tour.
And celebrate the delights of the season at fall fairs. In September, pay a visit to the Perth Fair, Middleville Fair and McDonalds Corners Fair. En route, stop in at Wheelers Pancake House and Sugar Camp to see the new Chainsaw Museum and other attractions, including 730 acres of glorious maple forest. Details: www.lanarkcountytourism.com; 1 888 4-LANARK (1 888 452-6275).