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March Break fun in the Ottawa region

March Break fun in the Ottawa region

Ottawa’s abundance of indoor and outdoor attractions makes it the perfect family destination for fun, interactive and stimulating March Break activities! There are sugar shacks, museums, live animals and outdoor activities around every corner. And the region’s location on the provincial border means that much of the special programming is offered over both the Ontario and Quebec school break weeks. So gather the kids and get ready to have a blast during March Break in Canada’s capital region!

Plan your March Break in Ottawa

Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market
Where to stay
The Ottawa region offers a broad range of urban and rural accommodations including campgrounds, hostels, B&Bs, luxury hotels and more.
Omega Park
March Break activities in Ottawa
Plan an epic March Break full of sweet sugar shacks, fascinating museums and the great outdoors in Canada’s capital, the perfect family destination!
Children enjoying maple taffy at Fultons Pancake House and Sugar Bush
Maple syrup fun in the Ottawa region
Experience maple magic from late winter into spring! Visit local sugar bushes, see how syrup is produced, eat sweet treats and enjoy the atmosphere!
Snowshoeing in the Greenbelt
Year-round outdoor activities in Ottawa's Greenbelt
Enjoy seasonal outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, boating, paddling, skiing, snowshoeing and birdwatching all year round in Ottawa’s Greenbelt.
Canadian Museum of History
What’s on at museums in Ottawa
Planning to visit Ottawa’s many fascinating museums? Get all the info you need, including hours, ticket access, programming and other practical details.
Zak's Diner
Family-friendly restaurants and places to eat in Ottawa
Looking for a kid-friendly place to eat in Ottawa? See some of the restaurants, diners, pubs and self-serve options the whole family will love.

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