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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.

Canada cookie, Parliament, Ottawa River in the background
Family staycation in Ottawa
Who needs to go away on a family vacation when you can be a tourist in your own beautiful city? This summer, many attractions and businesses in Canada…
Byward Market, Canada maple leaf and ceremonial guard cookies
Romantic staycation in Ottawa
You don’t have to go far to get closer to your partner this summer—just plan a romantic retreat in your own beautiful city! Ottawa attractions like…
Paddle Boarding on the Ottawa River
Outdoor staycation in Ottawa
Take advantage of being home this summer and plan a vacation full of outdoor activities in your own city! Whether you’re exploring solo or with your…
Byward Market, Summer
Discover Ottawa with your small travel bubble
This 3-day itinerary is all about experiencing Ottawa’s summer vibes while following social distancing regulations. From culinary and bike tours to…
Ottawa City Rafting
Explore Ottawa with your family bubble in summer 2020
Grab your family bubble and experience Ottawa’s summer vibes with this 3-day itinerary. From the downtown core to the countryside, Canada’s capital is…
Cumberland Heritage Museum
Discover 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.
Mimis Donuts
Explore Rideau-Goulbourn
Here are some reasons to road trip to the charming Rideau-Goulbourn neighbourhoods, just 30 minutes south of Ottawa!
Morris Island
Visit West Carleton-March
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!
Stanley’s Olde Maple Lane Farm
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!

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