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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…
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…
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…
Nordik Spa-Nature
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…
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Ottawa mask lookbook
Now that wearing a mask is mandatory in all enclosed public space in Ottawa, they might as well be fun, unique and attractive!
Rideau Falls
Top hidden gems to photograph in Ottawa
There’s no shortage of stunning photo ops in Ottawa with its striking skyline, architectural appeal, charming neighbourhoods, and abundance of natural…
National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa COVID-19 staycation: Things to do in Stage 3
Check out what you can see and do during your staycation in Ottawa this summer 2020.
Brew Donkey, Dominion City Brewing Co. tour
Ottawa’s hopping craft beer scene
Home to over three dozen independent breweries that are getting attention around the world, Ottawa is a top destination for craft beer lovers. But don…

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