COVID-19 Update

Ottawa Tourism’s top priority is the health and safety of our community and our visitors, and we look forward to welcoming visitors back to the region. While Ottawa is in the reopening stages of COVID-19, our website may not reflect current offerings. Please contact each business or entity directly before making plans.

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, family

Itineraries

Looking for a little inspiration while planning your trip to Ottawa? No matter the season or the length of your stay, we have an itinerary to get you started! Whether you are an outdoor adventurer, a culture vulture, a foodie or a family traveller, there is an itinerary that will help make the most of your next visit to Canada’s capital.

Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm
A summer getaway to Osgoode, Metcalfe, and Greely
Plan your next weekend getaway to Ottawa’s rural communities, starting with Osgoode, just 30 minutes south of Ottawa!
Paddle Boarding on the Ottawa River
Outdoor activities in Ottawa: a summer 2021 itinerary
Between high-adrenaline adventures and leisurely-paced experiences, you can spend your entire summer getaway or staycation outdoors in Canada’s capital.
Canada cookie, Parliament, Ottawa River in the background
Family fun in Ottawa: a summer 2021 itinerary
Make unforgettable memories with the kids by trying new exciting experiences and great classics during a staycation or getaway in Ottawa this summer.
Mimis Donuts
Explore Rideau-Goulbourn this summer
Here are some reasons to road trip to the charming Rideau-Goulbourn neighbourhoods, just 30 minutes south of Ottawa!
Major's Hill Park, view of Parliament
Romance in Ottawa: a summer 2021 itinerary
Reconnect with your partner this summer with an easy getaway or staycation including spas, cruises, food, outdoor activities and beautiful sights in Ottawa.
Morris Island
Visit West Carleton-March this summer
It’s time for a change of scenery, take a day trip out to visit the West Carleton-March neighbourhoods, just 35 minutes west of Ottawa!
Cumberland Heritage Museum
Discover summer in Cumberland
Jump in the car heading east and don’t stop until you’re in the charming, historic streets of Cumberland, just 20 minutes from Ottawa.
Ottawa REDBLACKS
Summer itinerary for outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans
Love attending sporting events and being active in the summer? Explore the outdoors by cycling, golfing, rafting in Ottawa and watch pro sport teams.
Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
Winter itinerary for outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans
Love watching sports and being active outdoors in winter? Watch professional hockey, do some epic skating or skiing, and warm up in sports bars.

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