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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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Snowshoeing, Major's Hill Park, Winter
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.
Guided tours of Parliament
Ottawa virtual tours, exhibitions, activities and performances
Looking for fun ways to stay cultured and entertained at home or on the go? Access behind-the-scenes tours, exhibitions, activities and performances online.
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Six coffee roasters in Ottawa to satisfy your caffeine cravings
Ottawa loves to support its local businesses and coffee shops are no exception. Local, independent coffee roasters provide a unique experience and…
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!
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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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.
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 what skill level you are.
Canadian War Museum
What’s on at museums in Ottawa
Wondering what to do indoors during COVID-19 in Ottawa? Visit our fascinating museums! Find out what’s open, how to get advanced reservations, and more.

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