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Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors. As we welcome travellers back to our region, please consult our Visiting Ottawa safely page for the latest COVID-19 information. When making plans, please confirm details with businesses and entities directly as parts of our website may not reflect current offerings.

Major's Hill Park, view of Parliament, fall

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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BeaverTails and pumpkin
Best fall treats in Ottawa
Enjoy sweet and savoury goodies including harvest-inspired beer, baked goods, cold treats and warm drinks while basking in Ottawa’s autumn beauty.
Byward Market, Fall
Top places to photograph in Ottawa this fall
Discover top spots to capture amazing photos in Ottawa this autumn, including natural wonders, urban sites, hiking destinations and special events.
Tavern on the Falls
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.
Fairouz Restaurant
Halal food options in Ottawa
Looking for halal restaurants in Canada’s capital? Check out some of the city’s delicious options ranging from burgers and shawarma to elevated mezze.
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!
Interzip Rogers
What’s new in Ottawa for summer 2021
Looking for fun new experiences this summer? Try an interprovincial zipline, mountain coaster, drive-ins, cool exhibitions and more in Canada’s capital!
ByWard Market Square
Best places to photograph this summer in Ottawa
Looking to capture amazing photos in Ottawa this summer? Discover top spots including historic sites, architectural gems, natural wonders and more.
Parachute GO Skydive Cameraman Tandem view
Awesome adventurous activities in Ottawa
Zipline, jump, fly, paddle and speed your way through the Ottawa region! Try these adrenaline-pumping activities to make unforgettable memories.

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