Peterborough is a bustling university town with a number of fantastic restaurants, cafes, and attractions. We invite conference attendees to explore the city; here are a few of our favourite places to go and things to do!
Electric City Bread Company: Takes pride in supporting local farmers and suppliers; offers delicious baked goods, brunch and dinners on the weekend
St. Veronus: Belgian-inspired menu that offers consistent, top-quality service and Belgian fare.
Karma’s Cafe: Owner and head chef Karma Phuntshok balances the traditions of South Asian and Himalayan cuisine with local tastes, using locally grown produce.
The Planet Bakery: A vegetarian and vegan restaurant with delicious meals and baked goods.
Two Dishes Cookshop: Hearty and fantastic breakfast and lunch during the week and brunch on the weekends, dinners available on Friday and Saturday nights and baked goods are available to-go.
The Food Forest: offers an entirely gluten free and vegan menu. Great smoothies, juices and meals.
Natas Cafe: Fair trade coffee and tea.
Black Honey: open for morning coffee, tea and offers delicious desserts and light meals.
Dreams of Beans: great coffee, snacks and sweet treats.
Culture and Nature in Peterborough and the Kawarthas
Trent University Nature Areas: Trent University has over 30km of nature trails right on campus through drumlins, lush forests, open field and stream ecosystems.
The Art Gallery of Peterborough: open from 11-5, Tuesday-Sunday.
Hiking/playing in Jackson Park: this urban park offers great hiking trails along Jackson Creek and playgrounds for children.
The Canadian Canoe Museum: The Canoe Museum is an engaging, family-friendly place that offers a fascinating look at Canadian history as seen from a canoe.