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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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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!
Rideau Canal Ottawa Locks
Best ways to experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa
Did you know a UNESCO World Heritage Site winds its way through the urban core of Canada’s capital? Find out how you can explore the Rideau Canal!

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Where to find mocktails and alcohol-free drinks in Ottawa
Where to find the best mocktails in Ottawa.
Arlo Wine & Restaurant
6 Ottawa restaurants make the list of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2024
Six Ottawa restaurants make the list of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2024 list.

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Great patios by Ottawa neighbourhood
Looking for the ultimate patio spot in Ottawa? Check out some of the best restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs with outdoor spaces, by neighbourhood.
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Fun things to do with dads in Ottawa
Celebrate the dad in your life for Father’s Day with these fun activities in Ottawa.

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Canada Day long weekend fun in Ottawa
Go beyond Canada Day celebrations in 2024 with a long weekend full of events such as a heritage fair, performances, pro sports and festivals in Ottawa!
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6 Ottawa burger spots you need to try
The best burger restaurants in the Ottawa area.

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You have to try these Ottawa taco spots
Check out these 9 taco restaurants in Ottawa.
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Cycling in rural Ottawa
With over 800 kilometres (497 miles) of pathways, Canada’s capital region is a cyclist’s dream—especially the vast countryside surrounding the city.

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Rideau Canal Cruises
Daytime dates in Ottawa you’ll want to try in summer 2024
Who said all romantic rendezvous had to happen at night? Mix it up with the perfect daytime date in Ottawa! A date in the summer sun is a great go-to…
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Celebrate Asian Heritage Month in Ottawa
May is Asian Heritage Month and there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate.

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Fantastic food and culture festivals to enjoy in Ottawa this summer
Ottawa’s festival scene is vibrant, diverse and above all — fun! Fantastic food, culture and entertainment combine at these Ottawa area festivals coming your way this summer.
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Celebrate moms in Ottawa all month long
This year let’s honour moms all month long. Ottawa has so many great ways to treat every mom to something special.

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Local gyms and studios in the Ottawa area
The must-try gyms and studios in the Ottawa area for the perfect sweat sesh.
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Deep historical roots: the Canadian Tulip Festival
Since 1953, Canada’s capital has been hosting the Canadian Tulip Festival, which is now the largest of its kind in the world. This popular annual…

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Watson's Mill, Photo(s): Phil Renaud, City of Ottawa/Ville d'Ottawa
Explore these 11 Ottawa museums
Fun fact: Ottawa has seven of Canada’s nine national museums! But did you know, the capital city also has 11 other local museums as well?

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