Come for the golf. Experience so much more.
Since 1921, The Bay of Quinte Golf & Country Club has attracted tourists from all over North America. Since then, the Bay of Quinte Region has evolved into the go-to destination for those wanting to explore its natural beauty. Now featuring 7 regional golf courses, the has become a become a destination for golfers looking to play a variety of courses.
So Much To See and Do
Situated right on Highway 401, The Bay of Quinte is just 1.5 hrs from Toronto and 2.5 hrs from Ottawa. Featuring over 1,200 kilometres of gorgeous shoreline makes the region a premier destination for boaters, sailors, anglers alike. The region also boasts many art galleries, live theatre, a strong culinary scene, as well as wine, craft beer & cider tours.
Rich with History
The Bay of Quinte played an integral role during the American Prohibition in the 1920's when smugglers used the many inland waterways to deliver products from Canada to the US. The World Famous Corby Distillery was founded in our region and played a key role in supporting these efforts.
Now, the Bay of Quinte Region has become home to an impressive 40 world class wineries located in Prince Edward County, many cider producers and is becoming known as the Craft Beer Capital of Canada. This combined with the emerging culinary scene, many featuring farm-to-table offerings, the region is becoming one of the fastest growing tourism regions in the country.
Canadian Forces Base Trenton is located just to the west the Bay of Quinte Golf & Country Club, featuring the popular National Air Force Museum. To the east, you will find the historic Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory making our region, truly unique. Referred to as the ‘Keepers of the Eastern Door’ within the Iroquois/Six Nations Confederacy, The Mohawks have made this region home for hundreds of years.
The benefits to visitors coming to the Bay of Quinte Region are many. Great golf, vibrant music, arts and theatre culture, genuine hospitality experienced through the food culture, the natural beauty of the area, and many attractions like wine & cheese festivals, ethnic food festivals, local food markets, beer festivals, local fairs, rodeos, car racing and our past history.
We encourage you to come for the golf, but there are many other great reasons to visit the Bay of Quinte Region.