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Hidden Gems In PEC

Posted by on April 12, 2018
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Prince Edward County. The place of wine, craft beer, distilleries, expansive beaches and a lot of charm! Most of us know Prince Edward County for its wine, but there is so much more to enjoy in this beautiful area of Ontario. Take a look at some other wonderful things that Prince Edward County has to offer!
Lake on the Mountain Provincial Park
This natural wonder has made everyone question “how?” for ages! While there are a few geological explanations for the lake’s formation, how the water continues to exist there is a mystery, as there is no known water source. It has become a sacred place of spiritual significance and respect for all who visit. With stunning views of a County sunset, you’re sure to enjoy an afternoon at this provincial park.
Mustang Drive In

A family classic for two decades in Picton, this drive-in is the perfect summer outing for everyone! Fun fact: their ticket booth is held in a vintage bus, a wonderfully retro choice. Experiencing this drive-in is worth the drive out of the city and into the heart of Prince Edward County!
Dead People’s Stuff
A passionate family owned business located in Bloomfield, who created a brick and mortar shop out of their passion for travelling antique shows. With a large collection of beautifully refurbished antiques, there is plenty of different pieces that will definitely catch your eye! Located right on Bloomfield Main Street, it is a great place to stop in and consider some “new” furniture for your home!
Shed at Chetwyn Farms
If you’re looking for a unique piece to add to your wardrobe? Shed at Chetwyn Farms is a great option for high quality, modern pieces made out of Alpaca fleece. With several types of loungewear and outerwear available for men, women, and children, you will definitely stay warm on a chilly spring evening. All of their hand-made, fair trade pieces are available for purchase online as well on their website! If you’re looking to make a weekend of this fantastic farm, they also offer farm stays when the farm itself is closed for the winter!
Kinsip House of Fine Spirits

A fine alternative to the typical winery trips that is a classic when visiting The County. This distillery house offers a variety of different spirits for sale and taste, especially with their guided tour options available on-site. These tours dive into the history, flavours, and distilling process they take to create the fine spirits. They are open from 10-5 every day all summer long, so it is the perfect weekend excursion for all drinking connoisseurs. Can’t make the trip out to Bloomfield? Check out their selection available at LCBO.
Source: Chestnut Park Blog