If the idea of local products excites you, discover Swiss Sweet Corn & Pumpkins, a great place to snap fall photos and bring home all the brightest gourds for the spooky season.
Another must-see destination is Hives of lingonberries, a local beehive that offers interactive beehive tours and sells its own honey, candles, and other unique bee products.
There are so many memorable country destinations in the area that the County of Perth has created a ‘Discover More Flavors’ Farm gate map to help you get the most out of your road trip experience. This intuitive digital map offers thematic itineraries and more than 65 farms to visit.
Let the map guide you to enticing destinations and let yourself be seduced by the scenic route. Taste fresh fruits and vegetables, pick berries at a local farm, and admire the dreamy rural countryside.
Fresh produce isn’t all you can find on your farming adventure – the county is home to flower farms, local meat and cheese producers (that means cheddar is the perfect addition to any charcuterie board) and interactive experiences for animal lovers. Make sure you have your camera ready because things are about to get a lot cuter. In Perth County, you’ll have the chance to walk alpacas, feed goats, and pet adorable donkeys.
If you’re looking for more Instagram-worthy content, drop by one of the Perth County sites pick-your-own farms for the perfect photo backdrop. From berries and pumpkins to colorful flowers, it’s time to don your favorite fall scarf and invite your best friends over for a day trip. There are countless memories to be made and new unique experiences to try in this charming rural county.
Extend your stay and truly immerse yourself in the Perth County experience – try a cheese tasting to visit, discover the inner workings of a maple syrup farm, work out on the golf greens or relax in the spa.
The County of Perth is an ideal rural gem for any adventurer, photographer, animal lover or foodie. It’s about time everyone got a little more familiar with where the ingredients are grown and made – and it doesn’t come any closer than buying farm-fresh produce or picking the produce yourself.
Whether you are traveling by car from Ontario or planning a trip from coast to coast, Perth County is a great summer and fall destination, teeming with authentic culinary adventures, local foods and charming townspeople.
Find out more in Perth County
Address: Perth County, Ontario
Details: Picturesque countryside, fresh farm experiences and friendly townspeople are calling you.
For more on visiting Perth County, check out their Farm gate map and follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Where Youtube.
Before you go, check out our Responsible Travel Guide to be informed, be safe, be smart and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.