Couple on Glenora FerryLake Ontario is full of beauty and life and the cobalt water dazzles all who see it. Nestled right along the banks of East Lake, Sandbanks Summer Village offers premium cottage accommodations where you can enjoy excellent amenities and extraordinary sunsets. Take in the scenery as the sun peaks over the horizon, or have an afternoon stroll along the lakeshore. However you choose to enjoy our Prince Edward County cottages, you won’t be disappointed. And if you’re looking for a more active way to experience Canada, hop on the Glenora Ferry or one of the many extraordinary ferry rides across Lake Ontario.

Things to Do in Prince Edward County: Glenora Ferry

Is there anything more dreamy than a boat ride through the crisp northern air? Whether you float through a blanket of fog or sail into the setting sun, the Glenora Ferry is like a scene from a movie. Just a short drive from Sandbanks, the ferry can carry 21 cars, and it runs year-round from Glenora to Adolphustown. Take Titanic-esque photos on this rare mode of transportation for a keepsake you can’t get anywhere else. Spend the day exploring the things to do in Prince Edward County, then take the Glenora Ferry back to the Sandbanks Summer Village cottage resort. Or, if you’re not ready for the fun to end, continue your sightseeing tour with a coastal drive.

Things to Do in Prince Edward County: Scenic Drives, Ontario

The best thing about the Great Lakes’ size is that they provide endless hours of exploration. After your ferry lands in Adolphustown, enjoy one of the most scenic drives Ontario has to offer by taking ON-33 to Kingston. This route hugs Lake Ontario and runs through plenty of charming country landscapes. For a shorter journey, end your trip in Millhaven to take the Amherst Island Ferry, then turn back to Cherry Valley. If you head all the way to Kingston, you can take another ferry out to Wolfe Island, from which you can ferry to New York state. In case you couldn’t tell, boats are a vital part of life and culture around Lake Ontario. On the water or on land, this is one of the most scenic drives Ontario has!

Cottage Resort on Lake OntarioSandbanks Summer Village cottage resort porch

After a full day of exploration and adventure, it’s nice to return to a comfortable home with all your favorite foods. The Sandbanks Prince Edward County cottages have full kitchens and serene indoor and outdoor lounging spaces, so you can relax and review all the photos from your day traversing the province. Call 613-476-5286 to book your lakeside getaway!