Nearby Attractions

Take a look at the enjoyment our community has to offer

Wiltse Creek Studio

2 ​min walk

Original paintings, photography, jewellry, paper crafts, funky cards, chair caning and other handmade gifts by local artists. Also offering art lessons for new painters.

For more information, call
613-659-2928 or visit
2935 Outlet Rd, Lansdowne
Restaurant, camping supplies, ice cream, fishing licenses, live bait and fishing tackle.

For more information, visit

2960 Outlet Rd, Lansdowne
Twists Outlet

3 ​min walk

Charleston Lake Provincial Park
A beautiful park located along the Canadian Shied, this park boasts beautiful hiking opportunities, boating, wildlife viewing and beach.  There is a nature centre and natural heritage education program, too. 

For more information, visit

4 ​min drive

Lansdowne Farmer's Market
Fridays from June - October from 3-6:30pm.

Offering organic vegetables, breads, cakes, pies, crafts, woven goods, honey & maple syrup. 

For more information, visit

Lansdowne Fair Grounds

7 ​min drive

Blue Mountain is the highest point in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. This area of the park is home to many amazing plants and animals, many of which you will experience during your hike. Amazing things such as White-tailed Deer, Osprey, Beavers, Bald Eagles, Pitch Pine, Grey Ratsnakes, etc. all call this part of the park home. 

For more information, visit
Blue Mountain 
​Hiking Trail

8 min drive

Splash Pad & Skateboard Park
The splash pad is the perfect place for kids to cool off and play!

Located at 1 Jessie Street in Lansdowne, the splash pad is next door to Jerry Park, a skateboard park, playground, library and tennis courts. Washrooms are also located on site.

The splash pad operates from May to September, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (unless otherwise posted on site).

9 ​min drive

For more information, visit

413 Lyndhurst Road, Lyndhurst

Wing's Live Bait & Tackle

12 min drive

Great country diner! Very popular mom & pop style restaurant. Want PIZZA? Dine in - or give them a call to order and pickup to eat at your cabin! (Heads up - they close at 8pm).

Gas is available here, too.

For more information, call
898 Highway 2, Lansdowne​

Rapid Valley Restaurant

12 ​min drive

The Green Gecko strives to provide you with high quality,  unique and one-of-a-kind items. Enjoy a selection of goods hand-picked from around the world and locally made products from down the road.
Most Enjoyable?  Their Prices!

For more information, call
613-928-1196 or visit
463 Lyndhurts Rd, Lyndhurst​

Green Gecko

12 ​min drive

Kendrick's Park/Beach
Sandy beach, pavilions, playground, bbqs, washrooms, canteen, baseball diamond, volleyball court.

2018 daily admission is $2/adult, $1/child.

245 Short Point Rd, Lyndhurst

14 ​min drive

1000 Islands Sky Tower
Enjoy the breathtaking view from the 1000 Islands Tower, see the 1000 Islands & St. Lawrence River.

The 1000 Islands Tower is a unique tourist attraction, the only one of it's kind in the 1000 Islands.
From the top you will see the best of what the area has to offer.

Running continuously, the elevator takes only 40 seconds to reach the first of three observation decks and provide visitors with a spectacular photographic opportunity as they enjoy the panoramic view of the 1000 Islands and St Lawrence River stretched out 130 metres or 400' below.

For more information, visit

16 ​min drive

Visit an historic school house built in the late 1800s, now lovingly resurrected as an old-fashioned country market filled with food from a 100 mile radius. ​Wendy's Country Market is your hub for local food in the Kingston, Brockville, Gananoque, and Rideau Lakes area of eastern Ontario. Locavores stop here. ​ 

Thursday to Saturday between 11:00 am and 6:00 pm, Sunday 'til 5 pm.

For more information, call
613-928-2477 or visit

408 Fortune Line Rd,  Rideau Lakes Township

Wendy's Country Market

17 ​min drive

Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands is a first-class gaming experience in a magnificent natural setting.  

Discover the fun of 480 slot machines, ranging from 1¢ to $5, plus popular table games such as Texas Hold’em, Blackjack, Roulette and more.

For more information, visit

Shorelines Casino

19 ​min drive

Following the course of the St. Lawrence River, the 37 km St. Lawrence Bikeway is the designated Waterfront Trail in this area.

Renowned as one of the Province's best trails, it connects you to several communities, incredible vistas and one of Canada's first national parks, St. Lawrence Islands National Park.

For more information, visit

St. Lawrence Waterfront Biking Trail

21 ​min drive

Chef Ray has definitely got the knack. This is the "it" place for foodies in the neighborhood! Local food and ingredients, with a healthy, delicious twist. 

Monday - Thursday, 8am-4pm
Friday & Saturday, 8am - 9pm
Sunday, 8am - 4pm

For more information, visit
21 King St East, Gananoque
Laverne's Eatery

24 ​min drive

1000 Islands Playhouse
Theatre's your thing? We've got that, too!

For more information, call
613-382-7020 or visit

25 ​min drive

Arthur Child Heritage Museum
Discover the place where past meets present by visiting historic exhibits, relaxing on the waterfront veranda and browsing the Canadiana gift shop.

For more information, call
613-382-2535 or visit

26 ​min drive

In 1900, George C. Boldt began construction of this beautiful castle on Heart Island for his beloved wife Louise.

Unfortunately, Mrs. Boldt passed away just months before the completion of the castle. Heartbroken; Mr. Boldt stopped construction of the castle leaving it vacant for over seventy years.

For more information, visit

Accessible by boat, only.  Launch your own, or The Gananoque Boat Line has great tours of the castle and the 1000 Islands. 

Note: The castle island is located across the US border. Passports are required.
Boldt Castle &
1000 Islands Tours

26 ​min drive

A wonderful gift shop filled to the brim with local art, vintage clothing, pottery and more.  Art lessons also offered on a regular basis.

For more information visit

161 King Street East, Gananoque
Arts & Craft Collective

25 ​min drive

Beneath the crisscrossing wooden beams of a converted 19th-century carriage-parts factory, try craft beers such as the Naughty Otter and Smuggler's Rush.

Free brewery tours are also offered.

For more information visit

9 King Street East, Gananoque
Gananoque Brewing Company

26 ​min drive

Skywood Eco Adventure

Visit Canada's largest aerial zip-lining park. Located in the scenic 1000 islands.

For more information, visit

27 ​min drive

Riva brings together the flavours of two places we love dearly – Italy & the 1000 Islands.

Inspired by the osterias of Italy, Riva is a modern day take on a traditional Italian tavern, paired with nautical elements that remind us of what we cherish most about The River.

A gathering place where you can drop in on a whim, unwind with a glass or two of wine, and enjoy a bite of whatever the Chef is cooking.

For more information, call
613-887-2487 or visit

45 King St West, Gananoque

Riva Restaurant

27 ​min drive

Family owned and operated in Kingston since 2003, Waddell Apples is your destination to enjoy a farm outing, fresh wholesome fruit, and delicious homemade food.

Pick-Your-Own apples and pumpkins in our scenic orchard by the Rideau Canal, shop at our 1830 log cabin store to savour fresh apples, baking, preserves, cider, honey, cheese and more. 

For more information, call
613-546-1690 or visit
1345 Washburn Road, Kingston

Waddell Apple Orchard

31 ​min drive

Fort Henry

Fort Henry was built from 1832 to 1837 to replace an existing fortification from the War of 1812 era.

Situated atop Point Henry, the Fort protected the naval dockyard at Point Frederick, the entrance of the Rideau Canal and the town of Kingston, which was the major transshipment point along the supply route between Montreal or Ottawa and all points west.

For more information, visit

42 ​min drive

Kingston's favourite waterpark offers a 10-metre water slide, a lazy river, toddler pool, family and accessible change rooms, shaded areas and zero-beach entry.

For more information, visit

Tomlinson Aqua Park

43 ​min drive

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