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Ottawa Summer Savings Pass - Get an additional 30% off the pass from now until June 16, 2024.
Explore the capital and save with the Ottawa Summer Savings Pass
Explore Canada’s capital and save with the Ottawa Summer Savings Pass.
Parliament Hill free tours and programming
Parliament Hill is one of Canada’s most iconic sites and a must-see when visiting Canada’s capital. The historic, neo-Gothic Parliament Buildings…
Majors Hill Park Fun
Picnicking in the Ottawa area
Picnics are a fun and easy way to enjoy the beautiful summer weather, and there are new options to try in the Ottawa area! From nibbling on a pre-made…
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…
Parc Omega
Ottawa’s best family-friendly fun zones and adventure parks
The best indoor and outdoor family-friendly fun zones and adventure parks in Ottawa.
Rideau Canal, Cycling, Biking
Family cycling along the Rideau Canal in Ottawa
Looking for a fun and family-friendly bike ride in Canada’s capital? Use our handy guide to cycling along the Rideau Canal in downtown Ottawa.
Escape room
8 Escape rooms in Ottawa that are perfect for family fun
For quality family time, there’s nothing quite like getting locked up together. Ottawa’s escape rooms are perfect for families to bond, laugh and work…
Board game
5 ways to level-up your family game night with these Ottawa experiences
Game night just got better. Spend quality time with your family at these game spots in Ottawa.
View of Parliament from Canadian Museum of History, family
August weekend fun in Ottawa: a family itinerary
With the warm weather, outdoor activities, guided tours and fun attractions, Ottawa is the perfect summer destination.
TD Ottawa Jazz Festival
Ottawa’s summer 2024 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!
Cycling pathways Ottawa
Free or nearly free activities in spring, summer and fall in Ottawa
Free or almost free things to do in Ottawa in the spring, summer and fall seasons.
ice cream
Best ice cream (and other frozen treats) in Ottawa
Looking for a cool treat on a hot summer day or year round? Check out some of the best ice cream (and delicious alternatives) that are made with love in Ottawa.

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