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5-day Itinerary: A Holiday Season Getaway to Ottawa
5-day Itinerary: A Holiday Season Getaway to Ottawa
November 16
When it comes to the holiday season, there’s no denying the charm of Ottawa, Canada’s Capital. From its lovely, decorated museums and storefronts to thousands upon thousands of twinkling lights, it’s hard not to walk around the city and be in a cheerful mood.Thinking of a little getaway this holiday season? Well, we can help with that. Check out these ideas for a 5-day trip to Ottawa. Follow this itinerary…
Getaway to Ottawa this Fall: An Itinerary
Getaway to Ottawa this Fall: An Itinerary
September 19
If you’ve never been to Ottawa in the fall, you’re in for a treat. With the crisp fall breeze and the warm sunshine, comes a rhapsody of beautiful fall colours. Fall is the perfect time to get outside and explore Canada’s capital city!But from hiking to biking, to shopping, culinary delights and more, how do you know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve put together an itinerary for the perfect…
Spend 5 Days in Ottawa this Summer!
Spend 5 Days in Ottawa this Summer!
May 18
DAY 1 – The Great Outdoors Arrive in Ottawa in the mid-morning and check into the hotel of your choice. Ottawa has many hotels for you to choose from; from luxurious establishments to more economic options. Learn more about accommodations here. Around 11:30 a.m.: If you’re hungry, get a quick bite to eat in Ottawa’s bustling ByWard Market neighbourhood. In this popular Ottawa area, you’ll find several dining options, from…
The Perfect 72-hour Summer Getaway to Ottawa
The Perfect 72-hour Summer Getaway to Ottawa
May 4
DAY 1 – See Some SightsArrive in Ottawa in the mid-morning and check into the hotel of your choice. Ottawa has many hotels for you to choose from; from luxurious establishments to more economic options. Learn more about accommodations here.Around 11:30 a.m.: Head out to see some of the sights! Down by the Ottawa Locks, which are attached to the Rideau Canal; Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, you’ll find…
5-day Itinerary: A Summer Getaway to Ottawa!
5-day Itinerary: A Summer Getaway to Ottawa!
March 4
DAY 1 – See, Relax and PartyArrive in Ottawa and settle into your hotel. Ottawa has many hotels for you to choose from; from luxurious establishments to more economic options. Learn more about accommodations here.Mid morning: Go to RentABike (just across from the Fairmont Château Laurier hotel) and head out to explore the city!Rent a bike for a few hours, a day or a few days and cycle along the…
5-day Itinerary: Experience Canada Day in Ottawa
5-day Itinerary: Experience Canada Day in Ottawa
March 3
Experience Canada Day in Ottawa, Canada’s Capital! Arrive in Ottawa the day before Canada Day (June 30) and settle into your hotel. Ottawa has many hotels for you to choose from; from luxurious establishments to more economic options. Learn more about available accommodations on our Stay page.DAY 1 – See, Savour and SpaLate morning: Located just across from the Fairmont Château Laurier, hop on a guided tour of the beautiful,…
3-day Itinerary: Experience Ottawa like a Local
3-day Itinerary: Experience Ottawa like a Local
February 25
Arrive in Ottawa and check into the hotel of your choice. Ottawa has many hotels for you to choose from; from luxurious establishments to more economic options. Learn more about accommodations here.DAY 1 – Cycling and CultureMorning: Start off by seeing some of the sights! Head to RentABike (across from the Fairmont Château Laurier) and get ready to see Ottawa like a local. You can rent a bike by the…
3-day Itinerary: Indulge in Ottawa, Canada’s Capital
3-day Itinerary: Indulge in Ottawa, Canada’s Capital
February 25
DAY 1 – Elegant and Lively Arrive in Ottawa and check into the hotel of your choice. Ottawa has many hotels for you to choose from; from luxurious establishments to more economic options. Learn more about accommodations on Ottawa Tourism's Stay page. Around 9:00 a.m.: Head out to discover Gatineau Park’s beautiful Pink Lake Trail. This 2.5 km trail makes its way around a crystal clear, unique and vibrantly turquoise…