A round of golf can always be worked into the holiday at Blairhampton Golf Course (, which has the best eighteen holes around as well as the prettiest driving range I have ever seen.

As a duffer I enjoy Lakeside Golf (, where the nine holes is enough for me and the restaurant patio overlooking the lake is my reward. IBeaverbrook Golf Course (, in the town of Minden is a more challenging nine-hole course that follows the Gull River that meanders through the center of town. The true meaning of the word "highlands" will be discovered at the Haliburton Golf Course ( The oldest shortest, but challenging nine holes of up and down terrain, that defines the ruggness of the Highlands, and topped off with an awesome view of Lake Kashagawigamog.

If you're interested in something for the kid's to do, take the family to Carnarvon Family Golf and Batting Cages ( They have redone the mini-put course added a par three course and have a beautiful driving range for you to practice your driving skills.