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Ultimate Ottawa staycation ideas

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.

Staycation inspiration

Turnipseed Travel, Vanessa
Cozy couple’s escape
The perfect staycation for writer Vanessa Chiasson and her husband Ryan was a romantic escape peppered with adventure.
Happy With Vicki
Girls’ getaway weekend
See how Vicki Dignard and her friend Kysa spent quality friend time together eating, drinking and relaxing together.
Planet D
Fall fun for all
Professional travelers Dave and Deb share their favourite places to visit in Ottawa during the colourful autumn season.
Erin Elizabeth
A perfect staycation
Follow Erin Elizabeth as she explores some of her hometown’s best food, hotels, shops and even wildlife.
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.
Paddle Boarding on the Ottawa River
The Great Outdoors
Take advantage of being home this summer and plan a vacation full of outdoor activities in your own city! Whether you’re exploring solo or with your…

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