Experience - Ottawa

Best things to do, activities, family fun, date ideas, and events in Ottawa.




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50 Bucket List Ideas for Summer in Ontario

Summer is in full swing in Ontario, with places across the province offering a unique environment, history, and distinct character for visitors and locals to truly discover the province. Try new activities or go for the tried and true. No matter what you choose to do in Ontario, there are hundreds of fun things you’ll want to add to your bucket list.

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Things to Do in Ottawa this Weekend

A weekly digest of What’s On in and around Ottawa this weekend including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

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Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

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Things to Do in Ottawa in July

Things to Do in Ottawa in July: Events, and Activities happening in Ottawa during the month of July 2020. 25 Outdoor Adventures in Ottawa Valley 25 Outdoor… Read more »

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Top Beaches to Visit this Summer in Ontario – Cleanest Beaches of Ontario

When beaches in Ontario have that distinct blue flag flying above, it gives the beach’s community a unique sense of pride because they know that the water… Read more »

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Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, July 3… Read more »

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2020 Canada Day in Ottawa

Celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday with fun events and activities.
Though many events and celebrations have moved online, there are still some in-person activities one can join in to celebrate this Canada Day in Ottawa

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Fun Things to Do in Toronto & GTA During COVID-19 Ontario Reopening Phase

As Ontario is officially in Stage 2 of the reopening plan, we can now enjoy various attractions and parks in and around Toronto. Please keep in mind… Read more »

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Ontario Road Trip: Discover the 11 Islands on the Long Sault Parkway

Set between the major cities of Kingston and Montreal is the Long Sault Parkway, a 10-kilometre long road that connects a collection of eleven islands on the… Read more »

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15 Scenic Lookouts In and Around Ottawa

What better time of the year than the heart of summer to explore nature and enjoy the many scenic lookouts around Ottawa? This list provides 15 must-visit… Read more »

7 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

7 Places to Go Lazy River Floating or Tubing in Ontario

The summer heat beckons adults and kids alike to enjoy the water and revisit fun activities like floating and tubing. Ontario has many slow-flowing rivers that are… Read more »

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Fun Things to Do in Ottawa Area During COVID-19 Ontario Reopening Phase

As Ontario is officially in Stage 2 of the reopening plan, we can now enjoy various attractions and parks in and around Ottawa. Please keep in mind… Read more »

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »

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Parc Omega is Open for 2020 Summer Season

Go on a scenic drive through Parc Omega, a 2,200 acre nature park located an hour from Ottawa. From the comfort of your car, you can observe… Read more »

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15+ Waterfalls to Visit in and Around Ottawa

Ottawa is surrounded by some of Ontario’s most stunning waterfalls. Although most of the province’s famous falls are located in the south, there are still some worthwhile… Read more »

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20 Scenic Restaurant Patios For Summer in Ottawa

As stay-at-home measures have started to relax and summer is in full storm, head out to a sunny patio in Ottawa to enjoy the beautiful weather and… Read more »

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Things to Do to Celebrate Father’s Day Weekend in Ottawa

Celebrate this special day with Dad: gift him a memorable weekend of togetherness and enjoy some of the events taking place in and around Ottawa.

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Father’s Day Brunch, BBQ Kits Takeout & Dine-in Options in Ottawa

Celebrate Father’s Day in Ottawa with an array of restaurants to choose from, including down-to-earth cafés and gastropubs, classic steak and appetizer spots, and eateries offering a special take-out option or cook-at-home option for those who want to truly personalize a meal for this special event.

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14 Suspension and Scenic Bridges to Explore in Ontario

Ontario’s many bridges are a true vision of craftsmanship in the midst of unbelievable places of nature. A few of the bridges listed below are suitable for… Read more »

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25 Fabulous Scenic Lookouts to Visit in Ontario

If you’re looking for that unique vantage point, a different perspective, or that bird’s eye view, don’t miss these twenty-five incredible lookouts in Ontario. From man-made towers to wonders of nature, these high points will be sure to take your breath away.

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Quarantine Concerts to Live Stream Today – Thursday, June 4

A list of music performances to live-stream today.

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25 Places to Go Backcountry Camping in Ontario

Ontario is filled with wonderful opportunities for wilderness adventure. Whether your passion is hitting the water in your canoe or kayak, hiking rugged terrain and wilderness paths,… Read more »

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14 Ruins to Explore in Ontario

The ruins spread around Ontario give the province character, an array of remnants from castles, mills, and other important structures from significant times in history. These ruins… Read more »

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15 Caves & Caverns to Explore in Ontario

Caves and crevices boast the mysteries and exploration that Ontario has to offer. With exceptional cave systems like the Bonnechere Caves and Bruce Caves, visitors can get a glimpse of the epitome of historical geology and perhaps find some hidden treasures on their way. Here are 15 caves for you to explore in Ontario.