Haliburton Highlands, also known simply as Haliburton County, is in Ontario.
The Haliburton Highlands are only a few hours from centres such as Ottawa, Toronto, and Barrie, yet the area has preserved its natural and wild setting. Nestled between the increasingly developed and expensive Muskoka Region and the unspoilt and vast Algonquin Provincial Park, the Haliburton Highlands are the great place for a relaxed, cultured, and beautiful vacation amongst the peaks and lakes.
Most people enter Haliburton by car. While Haliburton residents have refined countless personal routes into the County, most visitors stick to the main highways. However, traffic congestion on weekends from May to August can try anyone's patience, and visitors should "be inventive" when planning their trip.
Coach services run daily from Toronto to the villages of Minden and Haliburton 
Coach services also available to nearby Bracebridge and Peterborough, which act as popular "pick up" locations 
The Haliburton Highlands have more than 600 freshwater lakes, many of which are suitable for pontoon plane landings and take-offs
There is als[[Image:o the centrally located The Haliburton/Stanhope Municipal Airport 
having, or renting, a car is key, due to the large nature of the county
several taxi services
many well groomed snowmobile and ATV trails
many bicycle trails and paved road shoulders for cyclists
boat routes integrated into the Trent-Severn Waterway
snowmobile, ATV, boat, car, and even horse rental available
The resident wolf pack at the Haliburton Forest
An abidance of wildlife, including moose, deer, bears, and beavers
Skyline park in Haliburton, an overview of the village of Haliburton located on highway 118 east outside of Haliburton.
Pike's Peak, cliff top lookout in Minden
Haliburton Gold lake trout, a species of fish endemic to the glacier lakes of the Haliburton Highlands
Tens of thousands of fish being bred at the Haliburton Highlands Outdoor Association's Fish Hatchery, on Country Rd 1 (Gelert Rd), Haliburton
Spectacular fall colours, as the leaves turn to bright red and orange in the autumn months
The panoramic view from the Dorset Fire Tower
Vistas of surrounding peaks and lakes from trails such as the Circuit of Five View Points and Crests of Kennissis is Algonquin Higlands
The expansive view of Maple, Beech, Boshkung, and 12 Mile Lake from the Stanhope Lookout, beside the Stanhope museum
Minden white water preserve
The mysterious Harburn Wells, deep shafts in the Canadian shield developed during the last ice age
The many easily accessible waterfalls including:
Buttermilk Falls north of Carnarvon on Highway 35
Riche Falls east of Lochlin
Highfalls north of Harcourt
Three Brothers Falls north of Kinmount
Walk in the clouds
Enjoy more than 600 pristine lakes, and thousands of hectares of virgin forest and wilderness
Take a guided wilderness tour to see animals such as bears, wolves, deer, moose, lynx, bobcat, eagles, with one of the several local tour operators 
Go on a guided fishing or hunting trip
The walk in the clouds: Canoe across one of the lakes and walk in the treetops on narrow boards hanging in thin ropes. For safety you are also attached to steel wires.
Rent a canoe and enjoy the extensive network of water trails
Cycle, walk, or horse ride along the flat and scenic old railway bed trail, a nature corridor that runs south from Haliburton village for more than 50km, via Gould's Crossing, Donald, Lochlin, Gelert, and Kinmount
The Mill Pond Restaurant, Carnarvon, Ontario (Hwy 35, just north of Hwy 118), ☎ 705-489-3353.
That Place In Canarvon, 9201 Highway 118 Carnarvon, Ontario (Located on highway 118 just east of highway 35), ☎ 705-489-4449, . Labour Day to July 1st: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Closed Mondays, July 1st to Labour Day: 11:30am - 10:00pm, Open 7 Days a Week.
Kozy Korner Restaurant (Kozy's), Highland Street, Haliburton (On the main street), ☎ (705) 457-2810. Good Food at good prices.