Experience - Ottawa

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




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Road Trip From Ottawa to Kingston: Drive the Rideau Canal National Historic Site

The Rideau Canal offers a fascinating drive between Kingston and Ottawa traversing some of Ontario’s prettiest towns, going along lakes, rivers and 19 kilometres of canals cut… Read more »

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Things to Do This August Long Weekend in Ontario

Need ideas to enjoy a perfect civic day weekend in Ontario? From finger lickin’ good festivals to grand parades and long weekend fireworks, this list of 70+ events and festivals from across Ontario, have you covered!

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Colonel By Day Long Weekend in Ottawa

Colonel By Day Long Weekend Events & Activities in Ottawa: Friday, July 30 – Monday, August 1 2021
Visiting Ottawa this August long weekend? Here is a list of events taking place in the Capital city this weekend including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions.

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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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What’s On This Week in Ottawa

A look at what’s on this week in Ottawa.

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Ontario Road Trip: Discover 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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Sunflower Farms For a Day Trip From Ottawa

The “helianthus annuus,” more commonly known as sunflowers, are a symbol of happiness, and of summer. They are interesting flowers that adore the sun, moving to face… Read more »

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Kitchener’s THEMUSEUM to Premier Unique International Exhibition By and About Rolling Stones

Go backstage with the Rolling Stones at Kitchener’s THEMUSEUM to relive the cultural phenomenon of the world-famous rock band and experience their legacy as the band that built… Read more »

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These Are the Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in Canada According to Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor has announced the winners of its yearly list of restaurants that won the 2021 Travelers’ Choice Restaurants awards. According to the press release, 2021 Best Restaurants… Read more »

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20 Must Do Indigenous Getaways and Experiences in Ontario

There are several opportunities to see firsthand the people and traditions that tell their stories and appreciate the richness of Indigenous culture and heritage of Ontario. With… Read more »

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List of Tourist Attractions Open Now in Ottawa

With Ontario now in Step 3 of 2021 three-step plan for reopening, museums and other indoor attractions are allowed to reopen with capacity limited to not exceed… Read more »

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3 Places to Go For a High-Speed Jet Boat Cruise in Ontario

Keen for an adventure by boat this summer? Boats are the coolest place to be when the sun is out, offering unique perspectives of your surroundings, wind… Read more »

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25 Things to Do During Summer in and Around Cornwall

Anchored by Cornwall and Morrisburg along the St. Lawrence River, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry reaches halfway to the Ottawa River to the north, with countless joys to… Read more »

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Things to Do This Summer in Ontario

Need ideas for a fun filled summer? From exploring Niagara Falls to floating across various rivers, to hikes to discover the best views, you will find something fun in this list to keep you occupied this summer and many more to come!

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Endless Summer Concert Series: Our Lady Peace, Brett Kissel and Many More at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds

You can enjoy live concerts as the organizers of the Boots and Hearts music festival have announced a four-weekend Ontario summer concert series headlined by Brett Kissel… Read more »

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U-Pick Farms, Petting Zoos and Fun Family Farms to Visit In and Around Ottawa

Escape the city of Ottawa to the freshness of the local farms, that are abundant and ready to welcome you this summer! Pick your own delicious fruit… Read more »

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25 Summer Day Trips With Kids From Ottawa

Grab the kids, pack the car and get ready for some summer fun! Here are 25 fantastic ways to spend the summer holidays with your kids near… Read more »

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25 Summer Adventures and Activities in Leeds & Grenville

Nestled between the St. Lawrence River and the Rideau Canal, with lots of lakes in between, many of the activities suggested are based on enjoying or admiring the water or the creatures that live in it. Hinging on the communities of Kemptville, Gananoque, Brockville and Prescott, Leeds & Grenville offers bountiful outdoor recreation to soak up the summer months.

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24 Things to Do This Summer in Lennox and Addington

Stretching from Napanee, through Kaladar and up to Denbigh, the county of Lennox and Addington packs a lot of action into its woods and lakes. It has some great tourist attractions for families looking to play, swim, hike or hand out with bees, birds or even rescued farm animals. There is much to explore from its tip to its tail.

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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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Boat Tours and Cruises in Ontario

Thinking of going on a cruise? Explore Ontario through its myriad of rivers, and waterways! From intimate, romantic and cozy cruises that span a week to short boat trips, you have plenty of options to suit every budget from Windsor to Moosonee and Ottawa to Kenora!

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25 Summer Adventures and Activities in Hastings County

Hastings County is the second-largest in Ontario, reaching from Lake Ontario near Belleville to the southern boundary of Algonquin Park near Barry’s Bay. In between, you will… Read more »

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25 Outdoor Adventures in the Ottawa Valley

The Ottawa Valley is an outdoor playground for adrenaline junkies, outdoor enthusiasts, and nature lovers alike. As summer sets in, the warm weather, blue skies, and the Valley’s pristine waters, rolling hills, and woodlands invite visitors and locals to surf, hike, fish, kayak, and immerse themselves in the distinct heritage and culture of the region. The Ottawa Valley has much to offer in the summer season.

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2021 Canada Day Long Weekend in Ottawa

Celebrate Canada’s 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.