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Ottawa cityscape from Andaz

Ottawa Unlocked

Ottawa Unlocked

Be the ultimate tourist in your own backyard by exploring the beautiful region of Canada’s capital—a destination visitors from all over the world love for its clean air, friendly people, countless attractions, and easy access to nature.  

Now that restrictions are easing, Ottawa’s tourism community is carefully and safely unlocking its doors and extending a warm welcome to locals and visitors.

We’ve gathered all the information you need to plan a memorable staycation in the Ottawa region during these unusual times.

Unlock Ottawa’s best

It’s still on us!
It’s still on us!
Book a 2-night getaway in Ottawa this year at participating hotels and get $100 off your stay, on us!
What’s happening in the Ottawa area
Check out some of the fun events and activities taking place in the Ottawa region this week, including the weekend! Visit this page each week for highlights of what’s going on in Canada’s capital.
Rideau Canal and Christmas Lights
Happy holidays happen in Ottawa
This holiday season in Ottawa, you can enjoy attractions, Christmas-themed events and unique shopping options—plus savings on accommodations. It's on us!
View of Byward Market from Copper Spirits and Sights, Andaz
Cozy heated outdoor patios in Ottawa
This year, you can keep enjoying a meal or drinks on Ottawa patios, even as the colder weather arrives. Restaurants, pubs and breweries are covering…
Canadian Museum of History
Museum and attraction programming this summer and fall in Ottawa
You can once again visit many of Ottawa’s popular museums, historic sites, and other attractions! Some sites are offering regular programming (and…
Watson's Mill, Photo(s): Phil Renaud, City of Ottawa/Ville d'Ottawa
Discover Ottawa’s Rural Communities
It’s time to get out of town, without even having to leave the city! Rural Ottawa is the perfect one-day getaway to reconnect with nature and get to know the local businesses behind the neighbourhood.

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