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We're found in the heart of beautiful Eastern Ontario, Canada. Only two hours from Toronto, Ottawa, and just three hours from Montreal, Lennox & Addington County offers an ideal touring experience for anyone seeking a day-long or extended excursion.

Stretching north from the shore of Lake Ontario, our touring routes take you along well-maintained county roads for a tour that you won't soon forget. You'll experience the natural beauty, unique history and unforgettable rural charm that Lennox & Addington County has to offer.

We have the driving tour you've been searching for in Lennox & Addington County. Please see below for more details.

Our Routes


Drive A:
The Rural Drive

Length: 87 km

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"The Rural Drive" takes travellers through the Lennox & Addington communities of Newburgh, Camden East, Yarker, Colebrook, Moscow, Enterprise, Tamworth, Erinsville, Roblin, Selby and Napanee. Each community has something special to offer its visitors. Drivers of this route will view picturesque rural landscapes dotted with century old homes, barns and actively-farmed land.


Drive B:
The Shoreline Drive

Length: 114 km

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"The Shoreline Drive" begins along the shore of Hay Bay and the Bay of Quinte. Travel past cottages and campgrounds and along the shore of some of the best Walleye fishing in North America. Take note of the breathtaking blend of rural settings that overlook the beautiful waterways. Drivers continue south to the Loyalist Parkway to the uniquely historic village of Bath before heading back to Napanee.


Drive C:
The Empire Loyalist Drive

Length: 98 km

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Long before we ever considered trekking in this region, the United Empire Loyalists walked this beautiful countryside. Farmland, apple orchards, and vineyards now dominate this route as you glimpse our past through a number of historical sights. Drivers will pass through the communities of Adolphustown, Conway, Sandhurst, Bath, Amherstview, Odessa and Napanee.


Drive D:
The Farming Drive

Length: 97 km

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"The Farming Drive" takes drivers through the Lennox & Addington communities of Newburgh, Camden East, Yarker, Wilton and Napanee. This route provides picturesque farmland, quaint towns, charming villages, and natural beauty to make this drive a memorable experience.


Drive E:
The Shield Drive

Length: 186 km

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"The Shield Drive" acquaints drivers with the rugged beauty of the Canadian Shield in Addington Highlands. This route takes you through and past Bon Echo Provincial Park, and you can tell your friends about stops along the way like Denbigh, Vennachar, Cloyne, Northbrook and Flinton.


Drive F:
The Transition Drive

Length: 101 km

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Witness the landscape change when touring "The Transition Drive." While the southern portion of this route features working farms, wetlands and limestone outcroppings, as you travel north your surroundings change dramatically. Spectacular views of granite and evergreens begin to dominate as you enter the southern edge of the Canadian Shield. This route is particularly scenic when the leaves begin their autumn transformation.

About L&A Classic Drives

Shine up your ride and head to Lennox & Addington County. We're the perfect place for touring. Our well-maintained roads offer a great variety of curves and rolling hills, and the breathtaking scenic views are well worth seeing. Along the way you'll visit the charming communities that give L&A County its rich rural flavour.

We’re found in the heart of beautiful Eastern Ontario. Only two hours east of Toronto between Kingston and Belleville, our routes stretch northward from the shore of Lake Ontario, offering an ideal getaway for anyone seeking a day-long or extended excursion.

Are you a tour organizer or a member of a driving club? Give us a call at 613-354-4883  or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . We'll send you an information package about all the great things there are to see and do in Lennox and Addington County. We'll do everything we can to make your club's stay in L&A a memorable and enjoyable experience.

Here you'll find a brief overview about each of our routes , as well as detailed individual route maps that will help guide your visit. Learn about where to eat, where to shop, and where to stay while visiting. Our L&A County "Must Sees" give details on some fun things to do when you're not out touring.

Enjoy the drive in L&A County!



'Classic Drives' routes will tour car enthusiasts around L&A
By Meghan Balogh, The Napanee Guide

County maps out 'Classic Drives' for motorists
By Adam Prudhomme, The Napanee Beaver


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Eat, Shop, Stay & Play in L&A


Lennox & Addington County offers dining choices to suit any taste. With dozens of dining establishments offering delicious home-cooked meals to fine dining opportunities and everything in between, our restaurants will be sure to satisfy your cravings.

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When you visit Lennox & Addington County, enjoy a relaxing pace in the backdrop of inspiring heritage and rural charm. Our towns, villages and hamlets each have their own unique attributes and shopping opportunities. Plan a great shopping day in L&A County.

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Looking for a comfortable stay in a cozy Bed & Breakfast? Or maybe you would like to experience a rustic camping adventure in the wilderness? Lennox & Addington County has a wide range of accommodations that we're sure will work for you.

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When visiting Lennox & Addington County, be sure to take the time to visit some of great local attractions. From scenic gardens to historic tours and everything in between, we're sure you'll find something fun to keep you entertained.

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County of Lennox & Addington
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Napanee, ON K7R 4B9
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