If you’re looking for attractions and things to do in Peterborough, Ontario then look no further. No matter what you might be looking for in a city, Peterborough & the Kawarthas offers a great mix of attractions and has something to do for everyone. From the arts, to scenic walks in the beautiful parks throughout the city, to fun attractions for the kids, ‘The Electric City’ has it all! Check out the various sections below for some great ideas on places to go and things to see.

If that’s not enough and you’re looking for more ways to spend some time, you might also want to have a look to see if there are any upcoming events that might interest you, or visit our Bars & Nightlife section for some ideas on how to experience the city’s vibrant nightlife!

Browse Attractions in Peterborough:

Indian River Reptile Zoo

2206 County Road #38 Indian River, ON K0L 2B0

The Indian River Reptile Zoo is located just east of Peterborough on highway 7 and is Canada's only registered non-profit reptile zoo. It's home to over 200 reptiles in total inclu... More Information

Peterborough Golf & Country Club

1030 Armor Road, Peterborough Ontario K9J 7H4

Peterborough Golf and Country Club is Peterborough's oldest and most prestigious private golf club. Our family-friendly club is unrivaled by any golf club in the Kawarthas Area and... More Information

Liftlock & The Riverboat Cruises

92 George Street North Peterborough, ON K9J 3G6

See Peterborough and the Trent Severn Waterway like you never have before with Liftlock & The River Boat Cruises. Climb aboard our double decker side wheeler The Island Princess, o... More Information

Lang Pioneer Village

104 Lang Road Keene, Ontario K0L 2G0

Lang Pioneer Village in Keene, ON has been preserving and recreating the history of Peterborough and the surrounding area since 1967. Our village and museums aim to give our visito... More Information

Art Gallery of Peterborough

250 Crescent Street, Peterborough ON CANADA K9J 2G1

The Art Gallery of Peterborough is located right on the shore of little lake in the heart of downtown Peterborough, Ontario. It's a public art gallery with a dedication to exhibiti... More Information

Riverview Park & Zoo

1230 Water St, Peterborough, ON K9J 6Z5

Peterborough's Riverview Park & Zoo is one of the most popular destinations for kids and families in the entire area and attracts over 250,000 visitors each year.. The Peterborough... More Information

Kawartha Downs, Speedway & OLG Slots

1382 County Rd. #28 Fraserville, Ontario K0L 1V0

Kawartha Downs & Speedway is located just outside Peterborough (between Peterborough & Millbrook) and is home to harness racing and car racing events each and every week. It's also... More Information

Galaxy Cinemas

320 Water, Peterborough, ON K9H 7N9

Galaxy Cinemas is an 11 screen movie theater located in downtown Peterborough that plays all the hottest new release movies. Free parking is available in the Peterborough Square un... More Information