Ontario doesn’t get much more charming than the town of Perth. This gorgeous, heritage town is packed to the brim with the most heritage architecture between Toronto and Quebec City. It’s a town that seems like it was built for patio life and lazy walks through river-crossed parks. But just because a town is sleepy and beautiful doesn’t mean that its not packed full of activities that will fill a day, a weekend or even a week. There are plenty of things to do in Perth, Ontario, and we’ll get to some of the best shortly.
Perth sits at the heart of Lanark County, a region, just south of Ottawa, that encompasses several pretty towns, including Smiths Falls, Almonte, and Carleton Place. The area is filled with gorgeous rivers, well-aged stone buildings, green parks, and nature as far as the eye can see. You can easily spend a week exploring the county. But when you’re there, it seems that every road leads to the town of Perth, Ontario. Whether you’re looking to explore the historic architecture, sip latte’s on a patio, or paddle the beautiful Tay river, here are our favorite things to do in Perth, Ontario.