Winter in the Haliburton Highlands


Enjoy winter in the Highlands. Snowmobile or Snowshoe. Ski cross-country and downhill. Dog sled or Car Race on the ice. Ice fish, and most of all, embrace our winter wonderland.

Spring in the Haliburton Highlands

Put a little spring in your step. Discover the taste of maple syrup. Be in awe of our trilliums and mayflowers. Take a walk in the clouds. Furthermore, explore all the Haliburton Highlands has to offer you.

Summer in the Haliburton Highlands

The lazy, hazy crazy days of summer are yours to embrace. Canoe, swim, hike, sunbathe, explore, draw, bike. Most of all eat, drink and be merry in the Highlands



Fall in the Haliburton Highlands

Fall in love with the Highlands.  Fish, bike, hike, take pictures, and breathe the fresh fall air. Discover what fall in the Haliburton Highlands, Ontario is all about.


Come Wander The Haliburton Highlands

Whatever type of wanderer you are, we have just what you are looking for.
Rustic Roamer

Rustic Roamer

"I wander to discover authentic moments."

You prefer to wander in and out of small towns and throughout the countryside. Events unfold in front of you in real time. Your experiences are organic, genuine, authentic and unscripted. You love warm, friendly, humble hospitality as you meet and engage with individual locals. Your rustic roaming includes:

  • Themed Driving Routes
  • Microbreweries
  • Funky Shops
  • Charming B&B’s like Sunny Rock
  • Local Eateries & Cafes
  • Hidden Gems & Local Hotspots
  • Discovering Pleasant Small Towns & Local Characters
Serenity Seeker

Serenity Seeker

"I wander at my own pace, searching"

You prefer to wander more casually, often in and out of experiences. You do not plan or make a prior investigation. You are not in a hurry. You seek a quieter experience in contrast to your busy day to day life. You feel your stresses slip away as you embrace the beauty of your natural environment. Your serenity seeking includes:

  • Boutique Hotels
  • Yoga retreats
  • Reconnecting with nature
  • Docks with comfy chairs
  • Health, wellness & spirituality
  • Restaurants featuring wholesome, locally grown food
Freedom Finder

Freedom Finder

"I wander with speed. I search for new opportunities"

You are self-motivated to find opportunities to explore enthusiastically, in a physical sense. You prefer to get up and get going, not sleep in. You love to be the first to make fresh tracks, no matter what season it is. You seek out opportunities to make fresh tracks, try new things and to get your adrenaline pumping. Your freedom finding includes:

  • Concerts
  • Adventure sports
  • Challenge races/events
  • Apres activity brew pubs
  • Accommodation with access to activities
Memory Maker

Memory Maker

"I wander to create lasting memories"

You desire to create experiences that will evolve into annual or time honoured tradition. You will enjoy them again and again. You love to meet interesting characters and discover original stories. These are the things that are key to the memories you seek to create. With each visit you take your memories home, and leave a piece of your heart. Your memory maker includes:

  • Lookout points
  • Annual festivals
  • Private cottage rentals
  • Purchasing keepsakes from local stores
  • Frequenting the same places each season
  • Picture perfect opportunities/lookouts
  • Having friends/family stay with you on vacation
Creative Cruiser

Creative Cruiser

"I wander with a desire to feed my curiousity"

You are eager to experience things that allow you to feed your innate curiosity. You love to learn, grow and discover something that you’ve never encountered before. It could be knowledge, skill or a chance to pursue a developing passion. You want to see everyday things in new ways, and see the world through new eyes. Your creative cruising includes:

  • Museums and galleries
  • Discovering nature
  • Digging for hidden gems
  • Art retreats and workshops
  • Uncovering history and culture
  • Hands-on learning and art workshops
  • Hands-on workshops like glassblowing and pottery making

Winter in the Highlands


Car Racing on Ice
Cross Country Skiing
Curling Bonspiels: Haliburton/Minden Curling Club
Down Hill Skiing
Haliburton Dog Sled Derby
Ice Fishing
Make Peace With Winter

In addition to all of this fun, check out our activities and events listed in alphabetical order below.

Spring in the Highlands


Doctors Millennium Charity Hockey
Highlands Music Festival
Maple Syrup Fest
May Long Weekend
Strawberry Socials
Tim Heming Memorial Golf Tournaments
Trash & Treasures Sale
Victoria Day Weekend

Also, all of our activities and events are listed below with links for you to view.

Summer in the Highlands


Artisans Festival
August Civic Holiday Weekend
Canada Day Celebrations
Haliburton Arts & Craft Show
Haliburton County Fair
Haliburton Rotary Carnival
Haliburton School of the Arts
Highland Summer Festival
Highland Summer Games
Highland Summer Theatre
Horseshoe Days
Labour Day Long Weekend
Loonie Extravaganza
Minden Home & Garden Tour
Minden Rotary Carnival
Quilt, Rug & Fiber Arts Show
Trash & Treasures

Furthermore, our activities and events are listed below from a to z.

Fall in the Highlands


Bed & Breakfast Tour
Ecotourism/Adventure Tourism Conference
Kinmount Fair
Scenic Colour Tours
Studio Tour
Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Finally, all of our activities and events are listed below in alphabetical order.

Linking you to Area Attractions for Your Activities/Events

Setting Your Own Pace for Adventure - Any Season You Choose