The perfect staycation for writer Vanessa Chiasson and her husband Ryan was a romantic escape peppered with adventure.
It’s easy to be a tourist in your own backyard when national attractions, outdoor activities, fun tours and local flavours at your fingertips! When you’re ready to get away with friends, family or by yourself, use the romantic, fun and relaxing ideas below to plan your memorable staycation in Canada’s capital.
Family fun in Ottawa: a summer 2021 itinerary
Make unforgettable memories with the kids by trying new exciting experiences and great classics during a staycation or getaway in Ottawa this summer.
Fall fun for all
Professional travelers Dave and Deb share their favourite places to visit in Ottawa during the colourful autumn season.
Romance in Ottawa: a summer 2021 itinerary
Reconnect with your partner this summer with an easy getaway or staycation including spas, cruises, food, outdoor activities and beautiful sights in Ottawa.
Family fun in Ottawa’s west end
See Marilou Moles’ adventures with her family in Ottawa’s kid-friendly west end including a hotel, attractions and food.
Outdoor activities in Ottawa: a summer 2021 itinerary
Between high-adrenaline adventures and leisurely-paced experiences, you can spend your entire summer getaway or staycation outdoors in Canada’s capital.