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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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Winter biking, South March Highlands
Getaway to West Carleton-March
Go deep underground at Canada’s Cold War Museum, explore historic Carp village, and experience the great outdoors in Ottawa’s rural northwest.
Mer Bleue Bog
Explore Cumberland
Hike, ski or snowshoe through the natural beauty of Mer Bleue Bog and explore a century old village in Ottawa’s rural east.
Eat and shop local at these businesses that give back
Looking to make a difference in the community while you shop and dine? Choose these Ottawa-based social enterprises and community-minded businesses!
Watsons Mill
Visit Rideau-Goulbourn
Browse the shops and grab a bite on Manotick Main Street, stop by a vineyard blanketed in snow, then head to Marlborough Forest for some snowshoeing.
Valentine’s Day
Virtual or in-person Valentine’s Day ideas
Wondering how to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021 in person or at a distance? Check out some of the great ways to spoil your spouse, friends or yourself this year.
Make your own Winterlude cocktail
Make your own Winterlude cocktail
Whether you've skated on it or it's on your bucket list, celebrate the world’s largest outdoor skating rink at home by making this tasty drink this winter.
Fulton's Pancake House and Sugar Bush
Make your own maple taffy at home
Looking for an easy recipe to make a Canadian sweet treat at home this winter? Get some snow or ice ready and prepare some maple taffy with the family!
National Arts Centre
Must-try local fun virtual social events
Stay connected with friends, family or co-workers with fun and easy virtual experiences offered by innovators based in Canada’s capital!

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