Reconnect with your partner this summer with an easy getaway or staycation including spas, cruises, food, outdoor activities and beautiful sights in Ottawa.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Hike, ski or snowshoe through the natural beauty of Mer Bleue Bog and explore a century old village in Ottawa’s rural east.
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.
Discover Osgoode, Greely and Metcalfe
Satisfy your sweet tooth at one of the city’s favourite sugar bush operations and skate through a wooded winter wonderland in Ottawa’s rural southeast.
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.