Southcentral Ontario Trip Planner
Welcome to Southcentral Ontario!
Ontario's Southcentral region encompasses communities such as Perth, Merrickville, and Smith Falls. Located northeast of Toronto and southwest of Ottawa, this area is known for its abundant wetlands and woodlands, its picture-perfect villages and its rich heritage. This region of Ontario is a sweet-tooth's paradiseónot only is it home to Lanark, the "maple syrup capital of Ontario", but it also boasts the Hershey Chocolate Factory in Smith Falls. Tours and tastings are available at both locations. Enjoy the great outdoors at numerous parks which are scattered throughout the area, including Murphy's Point and Frontenac Provincial Parks. History buffs will love the exquisite Perth Museum in Matheson House and the Rideau Canal Museum in Smith Falls, which illustrates the remarkable history of the famous canal. Satisfy a shopping urge in the idyllic community of Merrickville, where uniquely Canadian arts and crafts are readily available.