Things to Do

Sightseeing is rich with history. See world class museums in Canada’s Capital city of Ottawa. The Thousand Islands are close by and offer boat tours of the playground of the rich and famous at the turn of the century. Tour Boldt Castle or visit the beautiful cities of Brockville or Kingston – there’s much to do and shopping galore.

Nearby, visit the historic canal stations and museums of the Rideau. (For more information see The waterway is a unique visit to the past which is now frequented by boaters from all over the world.

Shop till you drop or go antiquing in the local villages of Chaffey’s Locks, Elgin, Portland and Westport.

Shopping and Antiquing:

  • Forfar Cheese Factory
  • Shopping and Antiquing in nearby villages of Elgin, Chaffey’s Locks, Portland and Westport

Food and Restaurants:

  • Nearest restaurants are in Chaffey’s Locks, Elgin, Portland and Newboro. All are within 10 minutes.
  • Home made meals can be purchased at Kilborne’s on Hwy 42 leading towards Westport


  • Rideau Canal Locks and Parks Rideau Canal Museum, Smiths Falls
  • Thousand Island Cruise and Boldt Castle tours, Gananoque
  • Old Fort Henry, Kingston
  • Upper Canada Village, Cornwall
  • Numerous world class museums in Canada’s Capital city of Ottawa


  • Numerous Golf Courses
  • Bowling Alley
  • Elgin Fitness Centre, Elgin

Nearest grocery store, post office, gas station, liquor store, bank machine, churches and pharmacy are in the village of Elgin 10 minutes away on Hwy 15.