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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.
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!
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.
Mountain biking in Ottawa
As a cycling destination, Canada’s capital region boasts over 800 kilometres (497 miles) of beautiful recreational pathways, as well as a range of off…
Shop local at Ottawa farmers' markets
Looking to buy seasonal produce, handmade items and unique local specialities? Visit one of the many daily or weekly farmers' markets in Canada's capital!
Cycling in the Ottawa region
Planning to bike in Canada’s capital? Learn about gear rentals, fun tours, great events and picturesque routes within the city and nearby countryside.
Unofficial Museums - Family inspiration in Ottawa
Book a trip to Ottawa for the best family-friendly activities, food and more.
Hop over to Ottawa for Easter events and weekend fun
Create lasting memories with your loved-ones this Easter! Enjoy special activities, baby animals, great food and fresh air in the Ottawa region.
Sightseeing Cycling Route
Distance: Approximately 7.5 km (4.6 miles) Time: Less than an hour at a leisurely pace; more if you stop at museums and sites along the way Ottawa is…
Hiking highlights in the Ottawa area
Looking to explore scenic trails on foot in the Ottawa region? Choose from walking on easy urban pathways, hiking on rugged rural terrain and much more.
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…
Ottawa River Family-Friendly Bike Trail
Canada’s Capital is a cycling enthusiast’s dream destination with more than 800 kilometres (497 miles) of beautiful recreational pathways that link…
Ottawa’s sweets and treats
Ottawa is a very sweet city. Don’t believe us? Try these decadent desserts that Canada’s Capital City has to offer and see for yourself.
Ottawa Indigenous-themed itinerary ideas for packaged travel
Discover the memorable authentic indigenous experiences that await you in Canada's Capital.
Ottawa cultural itinerary ideas for packaged travel
Explore perfect cultural options such as art, history and beauty found at national attractions and local history sites in Canada’s capital.
Where to See Animals in Ottawa
Looking for something fun to do with the kids during your stay in Canada’s Capital? Head out to see some of the cuddly, exotic and even creepy…