(40,000 inhabitants) is the most important tourist locality. The tourist accommodation facilities are well-developed. In the town there are remains of a castle, once the property of Pomeranian Princes. Its oldest fragments date back to the 14th century. In a Gothic tower at ul. Królowej Elżbiety 6 a regional museum is situated today.

Biały Bór
The town of Biały Bór lies to the east of Szczecinek. It is renowned for its stud farm. It offers horse rides as well as horse-riding lessons.

The town of Czaplinek lies on the southern peninsula of Lake Drawsko considered one of the largest and deepest lakes of the region.

Połczyn Zdrój is a traditional health resort on the northern boundary of the lake district