Rideau Canal, Summer

Your roadtrip to culture and adventure awaits – come on over!

Your roadtrip to culture and adventure awaits – come on over!

Whether it’s culture you crave or adventure you seek, Ottawa offers it all this summer! 

Get inspired at our national museums and art galleries. Feel the energy of an outdoor music or food festival!     

Explore the Rideau Canal by boat, paddle or bike, then zipline across the Ottawa River!  Connect with nature on pathways and hiking trails, or picnic in a park.

Come on over to Ottawa this summer and experience all that Canada has to offer!

Find your Ottawa passion

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
Ottawa’s summer music festivals
See big name music stars or up and coming talent at world-class festivals, free events and local happenings during Ottawa’s warm seasons!
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.
National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa’s seven national museums
Visit seven of Canada’s nine national museums in one city! Ottawa is the perfect place to immerse yourself in Canadian culture, history and more.
Rideau Canal Ottawa Locks
Best ways to experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa
Did you know a UNESCO World Heritage Site winds its way through the urban core of Canada’s capital? Find out how you can explore the Rideau Canal!
Ottawa’s culinary scene
Take a culinary journey through the best food and drink experiences in Canada’s capital including award-winning restaurants, tours, events and more!
Stay a third night on us in Ottawa
Stay a 3rd night on us in Ottawa!
Maximize your Ottawa getaway this summer with big savings! Stay three consecutive nights at a participating hotel and get the 3rd night on us!

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