Planning the Ultimate Prince Edward County Vacation

Planning the Ultimate Prince Edward County Vacation
Planning the Ultimate Prince Edward County Vacation

Escape to Prince Edward County from the hustle and bustle of city life to take some serious time to relax. The County proves to be a sought-after vacation destination in any season with over 750,000 visitors visiting annually. Resort-like sandy beaches, locally produced Pino Noirs, and farm-to-table harvest restaurants attract families and couples to the region.

One cannot properly unwind or vacation without a bougie place to stay. Fortunately for visitors, the accommodation options across Prince Edward County are endless. Whether opting for waterfront cottage rentals, rustic country cabins, old historic homes, or luxurious glamping sites, vacationers have a plethora of choices.

Best Prince Edward County Vacation Rentals

The Addison – Ameliasburgh

6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths

The Addison is a secluded, newly renovated farmhouse in beautiful Ameliasburgh. Escape from the city life in this modern retreat with all the comforts of home. Enjoy cooking a beautiful meal in the fully stocked kitchen and then dine with your group at the large harvest table. There is also a BBQ and a large exterior table if you prefer to cook and eat outside.

The backyard is your own private oasis and you will feel like you’re the only person for miles. Roast marshmallows by the fire, soak in the hot tub or just gaze at the stars. The heated in-ground pool and gazebo are the perfect way to spend your summer days.

Rate: Starting from $750/night


Wilda Farmhouse – Waupoos

8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 5 beds · 2 baths

The Wilda Farmhouse offers unparalleled privacy and adventure; it’s the perfect place for family or getaways with friends. A classic 1850s farm with a modernized farmhouse, historic barns, 15 acres of fields and forest, and sweeping views of the Bay of Quinte, The Wilda Farmhouse is all about unplugging and having fun with your people.

The heart of the home is a massive cathedral-ceilinged great room with floor-to-ceiling windows allowing in a plethora of natural light. Take in the lush acreage outdoors with pollinator gardens, fields, and a deep pine forest. Relax in the pine-coated hot tub to soak away the day’s activities. 

Rate: Starting from $350/night


BrightSky Getaway – Prince Edward

11 guests · 5 bedrooms · 6 beds · 3 baths

BrightSky Getaway is a newly renovated home that overlooks West Lake and is 5 minutes from Sandbanks Provincial Park. The home offers two full levels of living space with numerous amenities.

The views of the lake and marsh from the property’s large deck are serene and breathtaking, and the soft breezes and relaxing environment allow for hours of bird watching, basking, or al fresco dining. The spacious lawn runs down to the water’s edge where guests can have a bonfire to end the night.

Rate: Starting from $1,079/night


Waterfront Cottages for Rent in Prince Edward County

Peaceful Peninsula – Milford

6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath

Come and unwind on a private peninsula with water surrounding you on three sides. Located at the end of a dead-end lane on the southeast shores of Prince Edward County, Peaceful Peninsula may be just the lakefront getaway you are looking for. Tranquil and surrounded by nature. It features a woodstove, two outdoor fire pits, a hot tub with scenic views, plus a private boat launch.

The primary bedroom has a dreamy king-sized bed where you can take in the amazing sunrises without lifting your head from your pillow. For families, the cottage offers plenty of private outdoor space to relax and unwind from the business of life. The new games room complete with darts, ping pong, large screen TV with satellite and Nintendo Switch is sure to keep families entertained no matter the weather.

Rate: Starting from $399/night

Yasunori – May 2023

“The best cottage we have ever experienced. We were able to relax in a completely private space. The room is very clean, and it is a location that makes you forget your daily life. The view from the jacuzzi is also very nice. The lake is very calm and you will lose track of time while watching the water birds.”


Beachside Surf Cottage – West Lake

8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths

Experience the breathtaking vistas of the Sand Dunes at Sandbanks Provincial Park from this splendid waterfront cottage rental. Beachside Surf Cottage stands at the heart of Prince Edward County’s finest attractions, offering an ideal haven for families and friends.

Inside, discover three luxurious bedrooms adorned with two king-sized beds, a queen, and a double, ensuring ultimate comfort for everyone. Unwind in two luxury bathrooms. Each room boasts expansive windows, providing uninterrupted views of the picturesque West Lake

Step outside into a captivating backyard adorned with rock pavers, inviting lounge chairs, and an extended deck that gracefully extends into the water. Sit on the four Muskoka chairs and enjoy breathtaking sunsets and wildlife.

Rate: Starting from $385/night


The Hull House – Wellington

8 guests · 5 bedrooms · 6 beds · 4.5 baths

Perched atop a picturesque limestone shelf on the shores of Lake Ontario, just 4 kilometres west of Wellington, is the Hull House. A thoughtfully curated County Lakehouse that boasts an infinite view of blue waters and ever-changing skies. 

The Hull House’s colourfully rustic yet refined modern interiors are inviting and cozy. From large sectionals, luxury king-size beds, custom ensuites, accent chairs, soft & colourful rugs, soaring views, and carefully curated treasures, the many spaces in the holiday home don’t shy away from extravagance and County comforts.

Enjoy 2 acres of land to yourself and your guests, and 200 + feet of private lakefrontage. On the back deck, we have an 8-person barrel sauna with a panoramic view, a sunken deck, and a fire pit. The sunken deck has a staircase down to Lake Ontario where you can swim off of the limestone shelf.

Rate: Starting from $306/night


Bear’s Cabin – West Lake

4 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath

Nestled on Sheba’s Island, overlooking the historic Sandbanks on West Lake, Bear’s Cabin is a truly special retreat. Originally constructed in the 1960s, this cottage has been meticulously renovated inside and out to create a modern haven for guests. The property, fully winterized and comfortable throughout the year, offers a unique lakeside experience.

Guests at Bear’s Cabin enjoy exclusive access to the waterfront, complete with a dock and deck. Amidst oak trees, a campfire area invites cozy gatherings, while the full boat house terrace features a picnic table and loungers for relaxation. Ample parking and a spacious front lawn complete the outdoor offerings.

Inside, the wooden interior exudes warmth, providing a cozy ambiance perfect for unwinding with a good book or snuggling up in the loft.

Rate: Starting from $189/night


Prince Edward County Airbnb with Hot Tub

The Hudson Guest House – Hillcrest

4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath

The Hudson is a newly renovated, secluded property located on Lake Consecon in Prince Edward County. Lake Consecon is an up-and-coming location in PEC with heart-expanding sunsets, pop-up experiences, and many more outdoor activities.

This secluded Airbnb features two spacious bedrooms, both with comfortable queen-size beds. Get outside and enjoy all the space to yourselves with an outdoor dining area, cozy firepit and year-round hot tub all with the most amazing views of the Lake.

Rate: Starting from $260/night


Blue Roof House – Wellington

8 guests · 3 bedrooms ·  beds · 2 baths

Recently renovated in the Spring of 2019, the Blue Roof House offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether you’re planning a wine-tasting weekend with friends or a delightful family getaway, this charming retreat in Wellington is your ideal destination. Nestled in the heart of Prince Edward County’s wine region, the Airbnb stands proudly on a sprawling 3.5-acre lot, right along the scenic Millennium Trail. 

The property boasts a spacious two-story home equipped with everything you need for a perfect vacation. Relaxation takes center stage with a large six-person hot tub, providing an ideal spot for unwinding and stargazing during the tranquil nights. Additionally, guests have the opportunity to explore the scenic surroundings with a fleet of eight cruiser bikes available in the garage. With all amenities provided, the Blue Roof House promises a fun-filled and stress-free vacation.

Rate: Starting from $428/night


Modern School House – Glenora

4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 4 beds · 1.5 baths

​Welcome to the Schoolhouse, an 1859 original school remodelled for your boutique vacation getaway. Located on Glenora Road just a few minute’s drive from the glorious downtown shops and restaurants of Picton Main Street. The central location also acts as a great jumping point to enjoy all the spectacular wineries, craft breweries, art galleries, beaches & trails that the County has become known for. 

The space welcomes you with a trendy fresh vibe, modern furniture and accessories and a fully stocked chef’s kitchen. The open-concept main area provides dining for ten and comfortable lounge seating situated around the eco-friendly fireplace. Be sure to check out the loft!

Rate: Starting from $450/night


Bed and Breakfasts in Prince Edward County

Runaway Rooster B&B

Location: 76 Bloomfield Main St, Bloomfield, ON

Runaway Rooster is your perfect County roost if you’re looking for a unique, relaxed vibe and something completely different. Their three-room B&B is in a gorgeous, red cedar, log-style home that lures you in and relaxes you.

Lilac Lane Bed & Breakfast

Location: 48 Mitchells Crossroad, Picton, ON

Located just outside Picton on a beautiful rural road, guests can enjoy a relaxing getaway between farm fields and forests. Close to many great attractions of Prince Edward County, this B&B offers three bedrooms, all with queen-size beds, and provides a delicious breakfast to suit everyone’s appetites.

Hadovka Lakeside Inn

Location: 173 Main St, Wellington, ON

At Hadovka, they are committed to providing their guests with a comfortable, relaxing stay in one of the tastefully appointed guest suites accompanied by delicious gourmet daily breakfasts. The waterfront property features loads of outdoor seating and a fire pit. Hadovka is a relaxing adult getaway and unsuitable for children or pets.


Location: 1641 County Rd 13, Milford, ON

Mirazule is a new boutique inn with strikingly modern architecture and a commanding lakeside position in beautiful Prince Edward County. Be transported to a private world of peaceful relaxation. With a large lawn area, breathtaking views, and a luxury modern interior, experience something new. If you’re looking for a modern Prince Edward County vacation, this is the place for you!

Everly Inn

Location: 19072 Loyalist Pkwy, Consecon, ON

Nestled in a meadow overlooking farm fields, Everly Inn Bed & Breakfast offers the perfect retreat to recharge, rest, and spark your sense of adventure. Everly Inn is a sustainable net-zero B&B close to many vineyards near the shores of Lake Ontario in Prince Edward County.

Glamping in Prince Edward County


Location: Cherry Valley, Ontario

Price: Starting at $250/night

Lakecroft glamping is a new way to experience the outdoors in boho-inspired lakeside bell tents. There are six glamping tents on site, each with elevated platforms that can accommodate two guests each. The glamping tents are in clusters of three, making Lakecroft an ideal place for small groups. 

Each glamping tent is equipped with electrical, a comfortable queen-sized bed, a Kourig coffee machine, a small fridge/freezer, and stylish furnishings. A small heater can also be found in the tent for those chillier nights. Outside, there’s access to potable water and a communal dishwashing station and washroom facility with flushable toilets. 

Additionally, each bell tent has a deck, an individual steel fire pit, a BBQ, a picnic table, Muskoka chairs, and a hammock! Surrounded by oak trees, Lakecroft is the ultimate glamping experience in Prince Edward County.

Things to Do in Prince Edward County

Things to Do in the Summer

  • Sample wine tastings at famous wineries
  • Swim at the County’s famous beaches (Sandbanks, Lakeshore, or North Beach)
  • Dine in the local culinary scene (County Canteen, Flame + Smith, or Bocado)
  • Rent a bike to tour Prince Edward County
  • Take part in The Bloomin’ Welly Alpaca Trekk
  • Experience the lake with water sports (Westlake Water Sports)
  • Tune in to the Mustang Drive-In
  • Visit art galleries (Oeno Gallery or 2gallery)
  • Go antiquing
  • Have a spa day at The Main Character or Bloomfield Beauty Co
  • Play a round of mini-golf at the Caddy Shack
  • Attend summer music and art festivals (BigLake Festival or PEC Jazz Festival)
  • Play life-size chess at the Casa Dea Estates’ Vineyard
  • Visit the Picton Skate Park

Things to Do in the Fall

  • Indulge in farm-to-table dining with Fall Countylicious
  • Visit the PEC Pumpkinfest in Wellington
  • Check out the Picton Fair
  • Attend the Sunflower Fields for a Haunted Corn Maze
  • Tour the famous wineries (TerraCello Winery or Sandbanks Estate Winery)
  • Watch the fall bird migration and Saw-Whet Owl banding
  • Go apple picking or pumpkin picking at local orchards (Campbell’s Orchard)
  • Attend the Scarecrow Festival
  • Visit a conversation area for a fall hike (H. J. McFarland Conservation Area)
  • See the Firelight Lantern Festival
  • Visit Honey Wagon Farms for pumpkins and squash
  • Check out Parson’s Brewing Company’s own take on Oktoberfest
  • Buy a fall fishing charter to fish for salmon and pickerel

Things to Do in the Winter

  • Snowshoe through a vineyard (Three Dog Winery or Sugarbush Vineyards)
  • Visit a brewery or Spirit House (Kinsip House of Fine Spirits or Gillingham Beer Garden)
  • Be part of Maple Madness
  • Skate through the County (PECC or Parsons Brewing Company)
  • Walk along the deserted beaches
  • Icefish on the Bay of Quinte
  • Go cross-country skiing
  • Toboggan down Delhi Park Hill in Picton
  • Visit local bakeries for some warm treats
  • Check out the Ice Box PEC
  • Wander through the Arts Trail
  • Engage in the Santa Claus Parades and Festivals of Lights

Things to Do in the Spring

  • Visit a winery (Broken Stone Winery or Karlo Estates)
  • Walk along Sandbanks or North Beach
  • Hike through trials (Dunes Nature Trail or Millennium Trail)
  • Embark on a County Wine Bike Tour
  • Indulge in Countylicious
  • Take part in the Spring Birding Festival
  • Visit farmer’s markets (Wellington Farmers’ Market)
  • Join in on the Annual Rotary “Lilac Ride”
  • Participate in the Terroir Run (end of May)
  • Hit a golf course (Mill Creek Golf Course or Picton Golf Club)
  • Go antiquing

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