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City friends with benefits

More than a one-night stand

Like the tasty filling in a sandwich or a cookie, we love being located between Toronto and Montreal, in the middle of your favourite city threesome. Whether you live in the GTA or la Métropole, you’re invited to Ottawa anytime for an easy weekend fling that offers much more than just political action.

We’ll show you a good time full of fun, adventure and culture on land, in the air and on the water. You can’t resist our world-class whitewater rafting and cycling, national museums and fun tours, amazing restaurants, as well as dozens of craft breweries, distilleries and wineries. And we’ll get your heart pumping with exciting new attractions and events including thrilling ziplines, river tubing and more.

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Still not convinced? Allow us to tempt you with Ottawa’s coolest new activities, beloved classics, and local favourites. 

Christmas Lights Across Canada
Stay and save this winter in Ottawa
Take a break and book a getaway of 2 nights or more in Ottawa this year at participating hotels and receive $100 off your stay! Terms and conditions apply.
Interzip Rogers
What’s new in Ottawa for summer 2021
Looking for fun new experiences this summer? Try an interprovincial zipline, mountain coaster, drive-ins, cool exhibitions and more in Canada’s capital!
OWL Rafting
Epic whitewater adventures on the Ottawa River
Get your whitewater fix—a gentle splash or world-class high adventure—by rafting, tubing and kayaking within the city or in Ottawa’s nearby countryside.
Parachute GO Skydive Cameraman Tandem view
Awesome adventurous activities in Ottawa
Zipline, jump, fly, paddle and speed your way through the Ottawa region! Try these adrenaline-pumping activities to make unforgettable memories.
Rideau Canal - cycling
Best walking and cycling tours in Ottawa
Did you know that you can easily walk or bike between world-class attractions, culinary hotspots and green outdoor spaces in Canada’s capital? And…
Tapping into Ottawa
Tapping into Ottawa
Learn about the breweries and distilleries using local ingredients, community events and fresh perspectives to tell Ottawa's story.
Tavern on the Falls
Great patios by Ottawa neighbourhood
Looking for the ultimate patio spot in Ottawa? Check out some of the best restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs with outdoor spaces, by neighbourhood.
Must-try international cuisine in Ottawa
Craving international flavours such as Indian, Asian, Mexican and Thai? Learn about some of the best takeout options near you, including menu highlights.
Paddle Boarding on the Ottawa River
Paddling paradise - flatwater fun in Ottawa
From May to October, Canada’s Capital is a water-lover’s dream. Whether you want to try canoeing, kayaking or standup paddleboarding for the first…

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