Ottawa Tourism

Fun family ways to spend a few days

It’s official, Canada’s capital is for the kids! Slip and slide through Canada’s largest theme waterpark, embark on a Canadian safari, try your hand at interactive museum exhibits and indulge in a truly Canadian treat, BeaverTails! Ottawa is the perfect place to make unforgettable family memories this summer.

Calypso Theme Waterpark

Indoor and outdoor family fun

Discover some of the fun and active ways your family can experience all of Canada in one place when you visit Ottawa!

Omega Park

Family-friendly summer: an Ottawa itinerary

There are so many family-friendly ways to spend a few days in Canada’s capital. Plan your weekend getaway to Ottawa with our three-day itinerary!

Changing of the Guard on Parliament Hill

Changing of the Guard

See this colourful pageantry, complete with a regimental band and pipers.

Canadian Museum of History, cycling

A free or nearly free summer

Take advantage of Ottawa’s many free or nearly free attractions, outdoor activities and events.

Zak’s Catina

Family-friendly restaurants and places to eat

From diners to pizzerias, Ottawa is full of satisfying and fun places to eat that both kids and adults love.


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