Ottawa: A top cycling destination
With more than 800 kilometres (497 miles) of beautiful and diverse recreational pathways, Canada’s capital is a cycling enthusiast’s dream destination. Biking within the city and in the nearby countryside is a fun way to access everything from attractions, parks and historic sites, to restaurants, breweries and wineries. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist, weekend warrior or casual rider, you’ll love exploring the Ottawa region by bike!
This year marks the 50th edition of the Rideau Lakes Cycling Tour happening June 10 and 11. Up to 1,500 cyclists from all over North America will bike from either Ottawa or Perth to Kingston and back.