Explore The BOQ

Bay of Quinte

Isn’t it time you discovered the Bay of Quinte?

Our region is made up of communities bound together by a common history, landscape and shared economy. No matter what time of year, there’s something for everyone in each of our towns.

You might know us as a midway stop on road trips between Toronto and Montreal, as a sports tournament destination, as the home of Canada’s largest air base, or as a top spot for walleye fishing. You might know us as the place you grew up in, or you might not know us at all. The revival of interest away from big cities and into smaller communities is stronger than it has ever been and we’re well positioned to lead this rural renaissance in the Bay of Quinte region. It’s affordable and attractive, allowing for an attainable lifestyle. Check out our website as we pull back the curtain to show you why we love to live, work and play here.

The Bay of Quinte is an ideal spot for outdoor adventure on the water like stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, or even kiteboarding and flyboarding or drop a line in the Bay for some of the best year-round Walleye fishing. Don’t worry if you don’t have the gear, there are plenty of local operators who can outfit you and guide your day on the water for any of these activities. Maybe you’re beach bound with miles of white sands in Prince Edward County just an easy drive from Belleville or Quinte West.

We have lots to do on land too! Our historic downtowns are filled with landmarks, eclectic shops and wonderful restaurants. Locally sourced food is paired with local beverages from the region’s fast-growing collection of wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries. With over 20 regional golf courses, you will easily find one that suites your skill level. Or, try your luck at Shorelines Casino Belleville with over 450 slot machines and an incredible selection of table games.

Are you looking to relocate? A move to the Bay of Quinte region allows you to choose the space you truly desire. Spread out, have gardens galore and get in touch with nature on your picturesque rural property. Or, enjoy one of the many great neighbourhood vibes in a more urban setting just steps from all the things our cities like Belleville and Quinte West have to offer. Either way you slice it, you’re minutes away from the beautiful countryside, stunning waterways, outdoor adventure and modern convenience. Affordable attractive, attainable. Choose your space in the Bay of Quinte.

Visit the Bay of Quinte website for day trips, family activities, blogs, restaurants, events and all the incredible things to see and do across the region.