Destination guide

Travel to friendly Penetanguishene

The island views and parks create a pretty picture of Penetanguishene. This welcoming city allures visitors with its boating and restaurants. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Penetanguishene

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Penetanguishene has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount St. Louis Moonstone (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Discovery Harbour (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Bamboo Spa (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Panache Spa and Academy (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Midland Golf and Country Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Castle Village and the Enchanted Kingdom Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Penetanguishene

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Penetanguishene is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little Lake Park (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Georgian Bay Islands National Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Six Mile Lake Provincial Park (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)

Where to stay near Penetanguishene?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 130 house rentals near Penetanguishene. From 78 Cottages to 78 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Penetanguishene for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Penetanguishene?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Penetanguishene. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Discovery Harbour: 185 home rentals
  • Wasaga Beach Provincial Park: 757 home rentals
  • Horseshoe Valley: 308 home rentals
  • Mount Saint Louis Moonstone: 346 home rentals
  • Muskoka Lakes Winery: 522 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Penetanguishene listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Penetanguishene?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 78 Cottages in Penetanguishene. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Penetanguishene include:

  • Cabins: 78 lodging choices
  • Houses: 49 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 78 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Penetanguishene?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation homes with pool available in Penetanguishene.