Other lodging options

Boat Adventure

Hosts: Derek and Kim Kuris
439 County Road 25, Picton, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace: 14 km
Enjoy your privacy on a 42′ long Hatteras yacht located at Waupoos Marina. Coffee, tea, water provided on board, bring your own snacks and alcohol. Complimentary brunch at The Milford Bistro, or Lake On The Mountain. $135 to $155 per night based upon double occupancy. Add $40 per additional person, per night, maximum 4 people. 2 Night weekend minimum stay during peak season. Contact for more details.

Campgrounds & RV Parks

Sandbanks Provincial Park
R.R.#1, Picton, Ontario 
Distance to Crystal Palace: 18 km
Giant sand dunes and golden beaches form two of the largest freshwater baymouth sandbars in the world here, on the shores of Lake Ontario. 

Farm Vacations

Blossom Ridge Farm Vacation
Host: Jen Ackerman
1191 South Big Island Road, Demorestville, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace: 20 km
Enjoy a peaceful, private setting on 97 acres of fields & woods overlooking natural marshlands on Big Island. Blossom Ridge is a 4 bedroom farmhouse decorated with country charm offering a private in-ground swimming pool, a 8-person hot tub, and an enclosed play area for children.

Fiddlehead Farm East Wing Rental
978 Fish Lake Road, Demorestville, Ontario
Distance from the Crystal Palace: 14 km
Fiddlehead Manor’s East Wing is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of the county.  Our 160 year old manor home sits atop a hill overlooking our 128 acres of farm and forest as well as the elegantly calm Fish Lake. Our farm is a working organic garden and mixed livestock operation. Rates are standard at $400 (3 bedrooms) – $300 (2 bedrooms) for the three days of the Cheese Festival.  Per week 2 bedrooms are $800 and 3 bedrooms are $1,000. 

Holly Hock Farm Vacation
Host: Jen Ackerman
130 Walmsley Road, Milford, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace: 13 km
Peaceful, private setting on 165 acres of woods and fields, but convenient to shopping, fine dining and Sandbanks Provincial Park. This 150 year old farmhouse has been renovated inside and out, and decorated with country charm. Private in-ground swimming pool, a 4-person hot tub

Loyalist Jams Farmhouse
Host: Judy Zeleny
1534 County Road 17, Milford, Ontario
E-mail: or
Distance to Crystal Palace: 10 km
Rates are $170 per night for the complete house which includes 2 queen size bedrooms and bunk beds, no minimum stay in June. Price includes continental breakfasts and taxes! Breakfasts will include specialties from Loyalist Jams and fruit in season. Great place to be shared by more than one family. 10% discount for a 3-night stay for Festival goers. Ask about staff pricing. 


Village Comfort Inn
349 Main Street, Wellington, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace: 19 km 
A lakeside motel situated on the shores of Lake Ontario in the quaint village of Wellington. Walking distance to restaurants and shops.


Echo Bay Cottage Resort
Hosts: Jeff and Jenn Smythson
522 County Rd. 18, R.R.1, Cherry Valley, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace:  12 km
Located 10 minutes form Sandbanks our 4 cottages on East Lake all have beautiful views. Great for families or big groups travelling together. Each cottage includes a complimentary provincial park pass. 

Sunrise Cottage Resort 
Hosts: Dave and MaryLynn Ashton
15841 Loyalist Pkwy RR#2, Bloomfield, Ontario
613-399-3914, 866-878-5633
Distance to Crystal Palace: 15 km
Waterfront resort offering 2 bedroom well appointed cottages. Rates starting at $145.00 per night plus hst for up to 4 people. 2 night minimum. 

Twin Birch Suites-B&B-Cottages
Hosts Carolin Boysen and Alex Lacher
137 Main Street, Wellington, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace: 18 km
Prime waterfront accommodation on West Lake, linen, towels provided. Cottages are fully equipped, canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board and boat rental on site! Children and pets welcome! Child care and pet sitting on site! Visit our webpage so see our Cheese festival special. Pricing starts at $ 95 night for double occupancy includes breakfast.

Vacation Homes and Suites

Breakaway Guest Suite
Hosts: Monica and David Mills
1422 Wilson Road, Hillier, Ontario
613-399-1820 or cell 613-503-1422
Distance to Crystal Palace:  15 km 
Set on 5 acres, this brand new bright and spacious two bedroom suite (2nd bedroom optional) consists of  kitchenette, livingroom, huge bedroom, large custom shower in bathroom and screen room. Self catered with separate entrance, in the heart of wine country just 5 min. north of Wellington. Cheese Festival special: $135.00 per couple or $155.00 for 2 couples.

County Country Homes
Exceptional homes for vacation rental. Fully furnished and equipped. 

County Holiday Homes
11682B Loyalist Parkway, Picton, Ontario
Let us help you find a suitable home, cottage, or suite for your stay. Visit our website to see view the various properties that we manage. Minimum 2-night stay.

Eleven Centre Guest Suites 
Hosts: Susan and Peter Bell
11 Centre Street, Picton, Ontario
Contact: E-mail only via website (do not telephone)
Distance to Crystal Palace: 1 km
Rates and minimum stay listed on website.

Sandbanks Vacations / County Vacation
57 Main Street, Bloomfield, Ontario
1-877-399-2508 / 613-393-2424
Vacation rentals of cottages and executive vacation homes throughout Prince Edward County, Wine and specialty tours, group and corporate event planning, bike, canoe and kayak rentals, and much more. If you are planning on attending The Great Canadian Cheese Festival in 2013, give Sandbanks Vacations a call and let us plan your whole weekend for you.

The Sandbox Cottage 
80 Prinyers Cove, Picton, Ontario 
Distance to Crystal Palace: 27 km
Located in beautiful Prinyer’s Cove, just a few minutes drive east of Lake on the Mountain, this cottage is a fully winterized two bedroom home. Good swimming and a dock from which to launch your boat, canoe or kayak. Ideal setting for the naturalist with lots of waterfowl and plenty of opportunities for birding. The Cider Company and Waupoos Winery are all on the same peninsula. 

The Summer House
Host: Lynn Braun
Wellington, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace: 20 km
This beautiful and fully furnished three bedroom vacation rental sleeps nine comfortably, and offers a large and fully equipped eat-in country kitchen. 

The Wexford House
341 Main Street East, Picton, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace:  2 blocks
The Wexford House c. 1883, a stately two storey brick home, is located inthe heart of Prince Edward County where it dominates the heritage streetscape of Picton.

Wellness and Retreats

1280 Fry Road RR8, Picton, Ontario
Distance to Crystal Palace: 8 km 
We offer a serene and relaxing environment in a picturesque country setting with 3 rooms to choose from.