Welcome to Pembroke, Nature’s Base Camp located in the heart of the Ottawa Valley. An International Communities in Bloom 5 bloom winner, Pembroke is a lively little city with a spectacular Waterfront Park on the Ottawa River. Over 32 Heritage Murals in the downtown depict its logging history. Visitors can enjoy the Old Time Step Dancing and Fiddling Competition every Labour Day and in the fall take in a hockey game in Hockeytown Canada, during the Silverstick Hockey Tournament. Enjoy a virtual tour at www.pembroke.ca
Canada's Garden Route Spokesperson
Author of "A Garden Lover's Guide to Canada"
Getting someone to visit a garden in summer is a snap: we all know gardens are striking in the summer months, with flowers galore. But what about fall? Garden visitors diminish with falling temperatures, as if they’re convinced the show is over as of Labour Day. But it isn’t. There’s still plenty to see in Canada’s public gardens right up until snowfall and even beyond.