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Parliament Hill Sound and Light Show
What's Up in Ottawa newsletter
Want to know what’s going on in Canada’s capital? This seasonal newsletter has got you covered! On this newsletter you will find information about
Byward Market view from the Andaz Hotel Cooper, Spirits and Sights
Ottawa Unlocked
Our doors are open and it’s a great time to explore the best of Ottawa! See what the region has in store for you.
Canoeing Rideau Canal
Five must-see sites in Ottawa
Ottawa is home to some of the most historical and iconic sites, must-see national museums, a thriving culinary scene and an abundance of bucket list…
Byward Market, Ottawa Sign
Best places to get into the holiday spirit in the Ottawa area
Whether you celebrate Christmas or simply enjoy the cheerful holiday season, Ottawa has so many pretty places that will lift your spirits. The city’s…
Lansdowne, Christmas
A holiday season getaway to Ottawa
When it comes to the holiday season, you’ll instantly get into the festive spirit as you visit Canada’s capital before and during Christmastime. You…
View of Byward Market from Copper Spirits and Sights, Andaz
Cozy heated outdoor patios in Ottawa
This year, you can keep enjoying a meal or drinks on Ottawa patios, even as the colder weather arrives. Restaurants, pubs and breweries are covering…
National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa’s seven national museums
When you visit Canada’s capital, you can experience the entire country, all in one welcoming city! Home to seven of Canada’s nine national museums…
Dog on Gatineau Park in fall
Dog-friendly places and activities in Ottawa
Canada’s capital is a blast to visit on your own, with a loved one, or with friends – even the canine kind! Traveling with your pup can make some…

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