Ottawa Tourism

Ottawa in a weekend

Ottawa’s perfect blend of relaxed urban vibe, vibrant culture and outdoor spaces makes it the ideal weekend getaway destination. Whether you’re a yogi, a hiker, a music-lover or a foodie, you won’t want to miss these refreshing experiences in Canada’s capital this summer.

Major's Hill Park, view of Parliament

Summer chilling: an Ottawa itinerary

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

Free Yoga, Parliament Hill

Yoga on Parliament Hill

Join hundreds of yogis on Parliament Hill each Wednesday during the noon hour for a free yoga class. A bucket-list must!

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

Magical music

From early summer into fall, a slew of music festivals throughout the city attract everyone from world-renown acts to up-and-coming artists that specialize in rock, blues, jazz, folk, chamber music and more.

The Brig Pub

Popular patios

When the warm weather hits, everyone flocks to outdoor patios for delicious beverages and great company. Check out our list of some of Ottawa’s patio spots.

Great Canadian Bungee

Epic adventure

With nature just outside your hotel room and in the nearby countryside, why not go hiking, cycling, paddling or jumping?


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