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What to Do


Are you an outdoor adventurer? A history buff? Maybe a foodie? In a region with a mix of urban and rural settings, we have a LOT of different ideas of how you can spend your time here. You can keep scrolling down to view trip ideas conveniently grouped by season or community to help your planning strategy.



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A Foodies Day Trip to Napanee

Napanee has a diverse and delicious roster of foodie spots that are well worth the trip, plus there’s no shortage of stuff to do in between indulging in these lovely eats.

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Shore Fishing Opportunities in Belleville

The many public trails and parks spanning across the picturesque Bay of Quinte waterfront in Belleville offer great shore fishing opportunities. I recently spent the day bass fishing from shore here with my friend, Pam Stewart. We got into some largemouth bass, soaked up the scenic views, and took advantage of the delicious waterfront dining options as well.

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Finned Monsters of the Bay

Finned Monsters of the Bay I’m not typically one to have regrets, but I certainly do wish that I started targeting common carp sooner. It wasn’t until just a few years ago that I was

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Bay of Quinte Spring Bucket List

Spring has sprung and we’re ready to ditch the winter coats and boots for another year. These bucket list activities are sure to put some spring in your step as we welcome the new season!

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Bay of Quinte Museum Roundup

A DAY AT THE MUSEUM We’ll be the first to admit we love a good binge-watch on Netflix, but sometimes you just need to get away from your screen and experience things in real life.

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Take a Hike in the Bay of Quinte

Take a hike in the Bay of Quinte There’s no shortage of provincial parks, rustic rural routes and unbelievable urban offerings in the BoQ—so when we tell you to take a hike, we mean it!

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The Bay of Quinte RMB Land Acknowledgement

The Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board is committed to acknowledging, appreciating and understanding the Indigenous peoples’ historic connection to this land and to raising awareness by building relationships in collaboration with Indigenous partners and communities. 

We recognize and acknowledge that we are living and working on the traditional territory of the Wendat, Mississauga, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee which includes the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka (Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte) with whom we work in direct partnership with. 

This partnership focuses on the common goal of celebrating the region with the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka who are equal partners within the organization and at the Board of Directors table contributing to the mandate and operations.

This mandate includes listening to, learning from, and collaborating with the Kenhtè:ke Kanyen’kehá:ka and actively incorporating their culture and heritage into the practice of responsible destination marketing and management of the region.

We understand that this land acknowledgement is only a small step towards the larger process of reparations and reconciliation.

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