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Why people love visiting artsy Peterborough

Enjoy the area's theater scene, live music and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Peterborough. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the riverfront, lake and hockey games. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Peterborough

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Peterborough a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Milltown Mini Golf – Family Fun Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Peterborough Golf & Country Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Kawartha Golf and Country Club (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Riverview Park and Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Wild Water & Wheels (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Pine Crest Golf and Country Club (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Peterborough

Travelers enjoy Peterborough for its riverfront and lakeside setting. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Peterborough. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Peterborough Lift Lock (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Lake Chemong (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Squirrel Creek Conservation Area (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Lakefield Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Serpent Mounds Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Emily Provincial Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)

How many vacation rentals are available around Peterborough?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 74 house rentals around Peterborough. From 34 Cottages to 34 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Peterborough is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Peterborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Peterborough. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Trent University: 256 home rentals
  • Kawartha Golf and Country Club: 161 home rentals
  • Riverview Park and Zoo: 244 home rentals
  • Fleming College: 144 home rentals
  • Canadian Canoe Museum: 179 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Peterborough listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Peterborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 34 Cottages in Peterborough. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Peterborough include:

  • Cabins: 34 lodging choices
  • Houses: 36 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 34 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Peterborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation homes with pool available in Peterborough.