Mini Guides: Prince Edward County

Looking for a quick travel guide without all the extra reading? This guide will give you lots of options to be able to choose from, featuring all the best restaurants, places to stay, and wineries to visit. I’ve also created the perfect winter itinerary for Prince Edward County if you’re looking to go in the next few months. 

Prince Edward County is known for its abundance of wineries, vintage stores, restaurants and art galleries. The area is constantly changing and even though I was just there in the winter (and last summer!), there are already new and different things to share with you.



  • Dead People’s Stuff Antiques: Find a variety of antiques in this adorable farmhouse, from coffee tables to garden tools.

    PEC 2020 - Dead People's Stuff
    Dead People’s Stuff Antiques
  • The Local Store: Shop jewellery, food items, soaps, sculptures, greeting cards and more, in this restored dairy barn. There are over 150 local vendors featured at one-stop-shop.

    PEC 2020 - The Local Store 2
    The Local Store

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    The Local Store
  • MacCool Reuse: This 50 year old barn is filled with antiques, mid-century modern furniture, and collectibles.

    PEC 2020 - Mac Cool's Reuse
    MacCool’s Reuse
  • Cannery Row PEC: This adorable shop is filled with Prince Edward County essentials, decor and gifts.

    PEC 2020 - Cannery Row PEC
    Cannery Row PEC
  • Grab a fresh bread, cheeses, and meats from Agrarian Market.

    PEC 2020 - The Agarian Market 1
    Agrarian Market
  • Find the freshest fruit and veggies at Laundry Farms.

    PEC 2020 - Laundry Farms
    Laundry Farms
  • Stop by Campbell’s Orchard for the local produce all year round (with pick-your-own fruit).

    Campbells Orchards
    Campbell’s Orchard
  • Pick up Prince Edward County’s famous Cressy Mustard to use on your burgers and sandwiches at home.
  • The Parlour Studio is the spot to buy houseplants and pottery in the County, instore or online.

Food & Drinks


  • Morandin Wines: Sit back and enjoy the view of the vineyard while tasting a glass of wine alongside prepared artisan meats and a variety of bread.
  • Trail Estate Winery: Try funky and unique wines with natural bubbles at this beautifully designed winery.
    PEC 2020 - Trail Estate Winery

  • Traynor Winery: This family-run vineyard specalizes in natural wines (including Pet Nat and orange wine), so if you’ve never tried them before this is the perfect place to do so. 
    PEC 2020 - Traynor Winery

  • Huff Estates (Oeno Gallery): This is a larger winery with more of a modern twist and features an incredible outdoor sculpture garden.

  • Hinterland WineryKnown for their sparkling wine, Hinterland Winery has the perfect set up for a scenic tasting.

  • Rosehall Run: This is one of Prince Edward County’s original wineries and sample some of the best known wine in the County.

  • Waupoos Estates WinerySitting on a hill overlooking Lake Ontario, sip on glasses of wine and enjoy a meal at the restaurant. 

  • Closson Chase Vineyards: This winery features huge purple barn that is perfect for photo opps and has delicious wines you won’t want to miss trying out. 




Disclaimer: All information and prices are accurate as of the time of the posting. All opinions expressed are completely my own. This post is not sponsored.

*All images are copyrighted by Julia Melcher (@adventureontario) or credited to their owners. Please do not use or re-post without written consent and provide credit where applicable

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