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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.
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
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.
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.
View of Byward Market from Copper Spirits and Sights, Andaz
Cozy heated outdoor patios in Ottawa
Wondering where to meet friends or family for food and drinks outside this winter? These heated outdoor patio spaces will keep you warm and comfy.
Children enjoying maple taffy at Fultons Pancake House and Sugar Bush
Maple syrup fun in the Ottawa region
Experience maple traditions this late winter and spring! Visit local sugar bushes, see how they produce maple syrup, eat maple treats and enjoy the atmosphere!
Brew Donkey, Dominion City Brewing Co. tour
Ottawa’s hopping craft beer scene
Love the local flavours of craft beer? Visit over four dozen breweries within the city, order their brews in restaurants, pubs or or at events, and take fun bus tours.

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