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Ottawa Insider Blog

Ottawa Tourism's official blog is the perfect resource to stay updated on what’s new, what’s happening and what’s coming up in Canada’s capital.

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National Capital Greenbelt
What’s happening in the Ottawa area
Check out some of the fun events and activities taking place in the Ottawa region this week, including the weekend! Visit this page each week for highlights of what’s going on in Canada’s capital.
Rideau Canal - cycling
Ottawa outdoor-themed itinerary ideas for packaged travel
Take to the skies, waters and nature trails in search of adventure on this itinerary perfect for your thrill-seeking group and FIT clients.
Birdwatching highlights in the Ottawa region
Looking for wonderful birding opportunities all year long? Learn about some of the beautiful and unique birds you can find in the city and countryside.
National Arts Centre
Must-try local fun virtual social events
Stay connected with friends, family or co-workers with fun and easy virtual experiences offered by innovators based in Canada’s capital!
Summer itinerary for outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans
Love attending sporting events and being active in the summer? Explore the outdoors by cycling, golfing, rafting in Ottawa and watch pro sport teams.
Tavern on the Hill at Major's Hill Park
Ottawa culinary-themed itinerary ideas for packaged travel
Discover the wide variety of dining options, food and drink experiences and farmers’ markets that your group and FIT clients will love in Canada’s capital.
Library of Parliament in Spring
Explore Ottawa’s Gardens
Explore beautiful urban landscapes full of colourful flora spring through fall, including over 140 garden sites with garden beds, dedicated trees and rare plants.
Cycling in Ottawa
Looking for the ultimate cycling destination? Enjoy easy access to over 800 km of multi-use pathways within the city and countryside, plus road closure events.

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