Peace Tower Parliament Hill, Tulips


As warm weather arrives, Ottawa springs into action! Take advantage of the crisp seasonal air to stroll through tulip beds, indulge in maple flavours, hit the trails and explore the great outdoors in Canada’s capital.

Canadian Tulip Festival
Canadian Tulip Festival
Welcome spring at the world's largest tulip festival! This popular annual event features massive tulip displays, fireworks, family fun and more.
Cycling along Ottawa River Pathway
Capital Pathway
One of the best ways to explore Ottawa–Gatineau is by bike, through an extensive multi-use pathway network.
Commando Paintball Action Centre
Commando Paintball Action Centre
Enjoy 47 hectares (115 acres) of family-friendly outdoor paintball and airsoft gun fun just 25 minutes' drive east of downtown Ottawa.
Escape Bicycle Tours & Rentals
Escape Bicycle Tours & Rentals
Join scheduled daily bike tours led by Ottawa locals or rent a bike, e-bike, scooter or boat and create your own adventure.
Festival of the Maples
The grand finale to a month-long maple celebration featuring vendors, competitions, and lots of maple syrup products.
Fulton's Pancake House and Sugar Bush
Fulton's Sugar Bush and Maple Shop
Discover how maple syrup is made, try tasty gourmet treats and shop maple spa products at this traditional sugarshack within Ottawa's countryside.

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