Ottawa Tourism

Exciting ways to spend a few days in Ottawa

Ottawa’s warm and beautiful summer weather is perfect for outdoor adventures and refreshing experiences. Whether you choose adrenaline-pumping whitewater rafting, paddling, ziplining, or more relaxed activities, you’ll make unforgettable memories in Canada’s capital!

Biplane Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Outdoor summer fun: an Ottawa itinerary

Plan your summertime getaway with our three-day itinerary full of outdoor activities and refreshing ways to soak up the fun in Canada’s capital.

OWL Rafting on the Ottawa River

Epic whitewater

Did you know that the Ottawa area has some of the world’s best whitewater action? Choose from gentle to extreme rafting or kayaking, within the city or in the countryside.


Fun adventures

High octane adventures like bungee jumping, skydiving, open-cockpit biplane rides and ziplining are all within easy reach of your Ottawa hotel!

Paddling, Ottawa River

Relaxing paddling

Go for a relaxing or core-strengthening paddle on one of Ottawa’s many urban and rural waterways. Bring your own canoe, kayak or standup paddleboard or rent one here!

Origin Trade Byward Market

Tasty craft beer

Fresh air calls for refreshments. Discover delicious local flavours by joining a brewery bus tour, attending beer events or just kicking back with a pint in a local pub.


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