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Gatineau Park, winter, Snowshoeing
Wonderful outdoor winter activities in Ottawa
Looking for fun things to do outside this winter by yourself, with friends or with loved-ones? Stay active by skating, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and more.
Ottawa Christmas Market
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!

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Rideau Canal Skateway
Best ice skating experiences in Ottawa
Planning to go skating outdoors with friends and family this winter? Find out the best sites within the city and in the countryside, skate rental options, amenities and more.
Snowshoeing, Major's Hill Park, Winter
Snowshoeing in and around Ottawa
Looking for a fun and easy way to get some fresh air and exercise by yourself or with others this winter? Go snowshoeing within the city or in the countryside!

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Ring in the New Year, Ottawa Style!
With VIP events, live music, fancy meals, brewery tours and free, family-friendly fun, you’ll find the right way to celebrate December 31 this year in Canada’s capital!
SJAM Winter Trail, Winter, Cross-country skiing
Cross-country skiing in and around Ottawa
Looking for great places to cross-country ski this winter? Find out where the trails are, what you can do nearby and where to rent equipment.

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Camp Fortune Ski, Aerial Park and Ziplines
Downhill skiing and snowboarding in the Ottawa area
Looking to hit the snowy slopes this winter? Find out where to go downhill skiing and snowboarding, no matter your skill level.
Lansdowne, Christmas
A holiday season getaway to Ottawa
With Christmas lights, free events, great shopping and tasty treats, it’s easy to plan the ultimate holiday season trip to Canada’s capital this year!

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Byward Market, Winter
Christmas movie filming locations to visit in the Ottawa area
Visit the many places in and around Canada’s capital where some of your favourite Christmas movies have been filmed.
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Delicious and sweet holiday treats to try in Ottawa
This holiday season, you’ll find all of the warm drinks, decadent baked goods and decorated sweets you and your loved-ones are craving in Canada’s capital.

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Le Cordon Bleu
Great Ottawa restaurants for fall date nights
Ottawa’s vibrant culinary community has deep roots: there are over 1300 farms located within the city limits and the resulting local products are used…
National War Memorial, Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day programming in Ottawa
Each year around November 11, you can reflect on the sacrifices of Canadian soldiers at commemorations and events hosted in Canada’s capital.

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National War Memorial, Remembrance Day
Ottawa sites that honour Canada’s military
Ottawa is home to many sites where you can honour Canada’s armed forces year round, not just on Remembrance Day (November 11). When visiting Canada’s…
Nordik Spa-Nature
Girl’s getaway in Ottawa: a fall 2022 itinerary
Fall is the perfect time to get away, especially if it’s with your girlfriends. Looking for a girl's getaway itinerary that has something for everyone in your group?

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Tubing Ottawa River
Guided tours for individuals or small groups in Ottawa
A guided tour is the ultimate way to experience the best of Canada’s capital, including its many outdoor activities, tasty food and drink, cute…
Byward Market, Ottawa Sign
Best places to get into the holiday spirit in the Ottawa area
Celebrate Christmas or enjoy the holiday season by exploring Ottawa’s quaint villages, decorated neighbourhoods and cool local shops this year.

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Tinseltown Christmas Emporium
Unique holiday gift ideas in Ottawa for everyone on your list
Need gifts for people who love local and Canadian items, food, animals, outdoor activities, and more? Use our ultimate Ottawa holiday shopping guide!

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