Experience - Ottawa

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




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Blue Flag Certified Cleanest Ontario Beaches & Marinas For 2021 Summer

Eighteen beaches and eight marinas were awarded the coveted Blue Flag certification for the year 2021.

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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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Things to Do During Mother’s Day Weekend in Ottawa

A list of things to do during Mother’s day weekend in Ottawa in the times of COVID-19.

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Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World 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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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, April 30… Read more »

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25 Restaurants For Mother’s Day Brunch/Dinner Takeout & Delivery in Ottawa

With stay-at-home orders still in place, Ottawa’s many restaurants are offering takeout and pickup options, some specifically crafting a Mother’s Day menu for the special day. Below… Read more »

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25 Mother’s Day Flower & Gift Delivery/Pickup Options in Ottawa

Bouquets and gift baskets can be a great option to show your loved ones that you’re thinking of them from far away. From classic flower arrangements, delicious… Read more »

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20+ Reasons Why You Should Visit Perth

Much of this quaint capital of Lanark County looks much like it did when it was first settled by Scottish soldiers after the War of 1812-14 in… Read more »

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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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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Eastern Ontario

The eastern part of Ontario is dotted with lakes and full of charming little towns, each with its own personalities and unique attractions. If you’re looking for… Read more »

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U-Pick Flower Farms For a Day Trip in Ontario

This spring and summer, escape the city limits and find yourself on a beautiful farm amidst wild and colourful petals. If you enjoy picking flowers directly off a farm, visit one of these U-Pick flower farms in Ontario.

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March (April) Break Activities in Ottawa 2021

March Break Activities in and around Ottawa: A list of Family Activities and Events from April 10th to 18th, 2021.

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Road Trip: Drive the Trent-Severn Waterway

If you don’t have a boat, but love a good car trip, you can enjoy the best of Central Ontario by wheeling your way along the route… Read more »

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Where to Stargaze in Ontario: Dark Sky Areas and Observatories

Whether you are a serious astronomer or are simply captivated by the beauty and mystery of the solar system, these dark sky areas and observatories in Ontario will offer a chance to explore the dark skies.

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Highway 7 Road Trip: Must Visit Places Between Peterborough and Ottawa

Highway 7 was once one of Ontario’s major highways, until Hwy. 401 came along and offered a faster route with more lanes. However, for those who want… Read more »

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30 Things to Do Outdoors During Spring in Ottawa

Spring in the capital means fresh air, colourful gardens, patios, and the beginning of warmer days before the dog days of summer. Grab your family and friends… Read more »

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Things to Do in Ottawa in April

Things to Do in Ottawa in April: Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Ottawa during the month of April 2021.

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Things to Do This Easter in Ottawa

Easter Weekend Events & Activities including Easter Egg Hunts, Live Music, Easter Markets and Easter Brunch.

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Guide to Planning a Summer Boating Trip on Trent-Severn Waterway

Planning to go on a summer cruise? Did you know that in Central Ontario, there exists a waterway where you can experience nature at its finest? The… Read more »

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25 of the Best Provincial Parks to Go Camping This Summer in Ontario

This expansive province offers lush forests, beautiful lakes and is home to thousands of different wildlife species. Explore the outdoors and take advantage of the beauty found within nature with a choice of 25 Ontario parks to go camping; create memories with you and your family that will last a lifetime!

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Ottawa in March 2021: Events, Activities and Festivals

Things to Do in Ottawa in March: Events, Activities and Festivals happening in Ottawa during March 2021.

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25 Maple Farms and Sugar Shacks to Visit in Ontario

Observing real maple syrup production is a truly Canadian experience. As the winter weather begins to warm, treat yourself and the whole family to the sweet freshness of maple syrup. Here are 25 maple farms, sugar shacks and pancake houses to visit in Ontario.

Venture out into the beautiful countryside and learn about how syrup is made by visiting one of the 25 maple sugar shacks in Ontario. Enjoy connecting with wildlife while tasting one of nature’s sweetest treats!

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Family Day Long Weekend in Ottawa: Events & Activities

Things to do during Family Day long weekend in Ottawa, including family activities, festivals, concert, sports and exhibitions.: February 12 to 15, 2021