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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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Parliament, Winter
Top outdoor places to photograph in Ottawa this winter
Discover some of the best places to take outdoor photos this winter season in Ottawa, including snowy scenes and beautiful sights.
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Wonderful outdoor winter activities in Ottawa
As snow blankets the Ottawa region, nature lovers head outside to take advantage of the fresh air. Fun activities like ice skating, skiing…
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!
Rideau Canal Skateway
Five winter-friendly must-see sights in Ottawa
Many of Ottawa’s attractions and experiences are best in the winter! Discover five of the must-see sights you shouldn’t miss when you visit Canada's capital.
Music
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.
Christmas
Top ten local stocking stuffers you can find in Ottawa
Bring holiday joy to everyone on your list with our top 10 Ottawa-themed Christmas stocking stuffer ideas for 2020.
sweet holiday treats
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.
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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