Prince Edward County, Ontario.
Not just a vacation destination, this idyllic and inspirational island community on the shores of eastern Lake Ontario has been eliciting favourable adjectives since the time when Loyalist settlers first started arriving in the 1780’s.
Known to locals and frequent visitors simply as “The County,” it boasts a full time population of 25,000 but, in the summer months, Sandbanks Provincial Park will draw well over 500,000 visitors.
And whether it be for day use or camping, Sandbanks is just one of the main Prince Edward County attractions that pull over two million guests here annually.
Festivals dedicated to local cuisine, music, art and agriculture all provide memory making opportunities while the natural landscape makes for a beautiful backdrop.
Called by many ‘Napa Valley North,’ the burgeoning wine industry has created a new buzz around Prince Edward County with over 30 wineries and vineyards scattered around the island.
Local vintners and wine makers have found that temperate winters caused by Lake Ontario combined with the sandy loam and clay has made Prince Edward County a prime wine grape growing region. These beliefs have been proven with several provincial, national and international awards and keep wine connoisseurs across Ontario asking for Prince Edward County produced wine.
A unique community with unique and interesting people are waiting to be discovered. When you come to visit Prince Edward County why not stay in the heart of it all at The Queen’s Inn? Located in downtown Picton, The Queen’s Inn is an elegant boutique hotel that’s centrally located to all of the above events and sights and offers exceptionally clean accommodations at an excellent rate.
To check availability for when you want to visit Prince Edward County, Ontario, click here or call The Queen’s Inn at 1-888-476-8618.