Private jet charter and flights to Prince Edward CountyTorontonians have their fair share of choice when it comes to vacation spots that are just a short drive away. For a real hidden gem recommended by VOGUE magazine, spend some time in beautiful Prince Edward County. Get a fast quote from Air Charter Service to charter a private jet to Prince Edward County.
Although it isnâ€™t actually an island, Prince Edward County certainly has the feeling of one. Just a few hours west of the largest city in the country, here rolling hills are covered in farmland and the sprawling coastline blends white-sand beaches with rugged bluffs and cliffs. Urbanites need not worry, though â€“ the regionâ€™s natural beauty and outdoor adventures come with a side of boutique inns, chic cafÃ©s, independent shops and fine dining.
The county town of Picton is the regionâ€™s largest settlement, but hardly a bustling metropolis. Instead it offers all the staples of an â€˜islandâ€™ community, including a delightful narrow harbour lined with postcard-picture buildings and dotted with moored yachts. Also worth visiting is artistic Wellington at the heart of the wine-producing region, where you can explore galleries and artistsâ€™ studios and make the short drive to explore excellent wineries.
Just south of Wellington is the jewel in Prince Edward Countyâ€™s crown: Sandbanks Provincial Park, where three long white-sand beaches and towering sand dunes make up two of the worldâ€™s largest freshwater sandbars. Spend a warm summerâ€™s day relaxing by the water, exploring the dune trails or trying a range of watersports on Lake Ontario. Other beaches and coastal landscapes to discover include Little Bluff or the Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area in the far south-east of the headland, North Beach Provincial Park in the north-west and Massassauga Point Conservation Area on the north-east coast.
Another natural beauty â€“ and something of a geological mystery â€“ is Lake on the Mountain, which sits over 60 metres above the Bay of Quinte and was long believed to have no source. The Mohawk people dubbed it the â€œLake of the Godsâ€ and the regionâ€™s first European settlers thought it was either a bottomless lake or that it led to an underground passage. Today, geologists believe itâ€™s a type of sinkhole. For those following part of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail â€“ a series of waterside, multi-use trails that begins in Niagara-on-the-Lake and ends on the Ontario-Quebec border â€“ Lake on the Mountain is the final stop in Prince Edward County before boarding the Glenora ferry.
In addition to its wineries, Prince Edward County is fast becoming a culinary hotspot. The farm-to-fork movement is widely embraced here, with many restaurantsâ€™ produce sourced just a stoneâ€™s throw from your plate. Foodies should follow the Taste Trail, a self-guided route that takes you to the regionâ€™s best restaurants, wineries, breweries and farmerâ€™s markets.
Visitors to Prince Edward County can choose from endless charming inns and boutique bed-and-breakfasts. Those seeking more of a home-from-home can rent a characterful cottage or lakeside house for an authentic taste of local living.
Prince Edward County is located within a few hours of four main airports: Toronto Pearson International Airport, Ottawa International Airport, Kingston Airport and MontrÃ©alâ€“Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. To land much closer to your final destination, charter a private jet to the local Picton Airport. Simply Contact one of our team and we can arrange everything you need to charter a private jet to Prince Edward County.