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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.

Voyageurs Pathway/Sentier des Voyageurs
Awesome autumn adventures and activities in Ottawa
With crisp autumn air and trees ablaze in colour, autumn in Ottawa is the ultimate season for action-packed outdoor adventures. Make your trip to…
Omega by Night - Omega Park
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.
Canadian Museum of History
Museum and attraction programming this summer and fall in Ottawa
You can once again visit many of Ottawa’s popular museums, historic sites, and other attractions! Some sites are offering regular programming (and…
Pumpkins, fall
Fall for the perfect pumpkin patch and apple orchard in Ottawa
As summer winds down in Canada’s capital, the region amps up for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides and apple picking. Whether you’re starting a…
Rideau Canal - cycling
Self-guided experiences in Canada’s capital
If you prefer exploring a destination at your own pace, or you’re not keen on joining groups of people, you’ll be happy to hear that the Ottawa region…
Tubing Ottawa River
Guided tours for individuals or small groups in Ottawa
A guided tour is the ultimate way to experience the best of Canada’s capital, including its many outdoor activities, tasty food and drink, cute…
BeaverTails and pumpkin
Best fall treats in Ottawa
Craving some tasty treats while exploring the colourful fall foliage in Canada’s capital? The bountiful harvest in and around Ottawa provides…
Byward Market, Fall
Top places to photograph in Ottawa this fall
Autumn may be the most photogenic time of the year in Canada’s capital, with colourful foliage contrasting deep blue skies throughout the city and in…

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