Welcome to the Bay of Quinte, located along Highway 401 between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.
Simply put, we’re an authentic rural travel destination in south eastern Ontario, surrounded by pastoral farmlands, picturesque waterfront, and luscious boreal forests. Each facet of the Bay of Quinte Region - including the communities of Belleville, Quinte West, and Brighton - brings its own unique markers to the tourism landscape, making it a destination of choice for visitors, families, and businesses from Ontario and the world over.
So, what makes us, us? From the presence of one of the largest air force bases in Canada, to the traditional First Nations pow wows, to thriving agriculture, farm-to-table meals, and old railways, we have a lot to thank our ancestors for. A sense of adventure leads our visitors into the great outdoors where world-class fishing, trails, and camping offer a natural escape from the big city. The arts and entertainment scene in the Bay of Quinte region boasts varied mediums, engaging events and an unmatched ability to highlight the artisan community spirit of the region.
Life and tourism in the region revolve heavily around the Bay and its many inlets, as well as an extensive trails system and pristine country roads under wide-open skies.
Isn’t it time you discovered the Bay of Quinte?