Places to Visit & Things to Do - Ottawa

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25 Fall Day Trips From Ottawa

Ottawa and the area around the country’s capital are known for its spectacular natural beauty and charm, and fall is a time where vibrant colours emerge. Here are 25-day trips to enjoy changing nature’s changing colours around Ottawa.

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10 Fantastic Fall Activities in Ontario

The cool air of autumn heralds a time of country harvests, crunching leaves, and soothing drinks! There are plenty of fun fall activities to get you outside and here are 10 awesome Fall activities in Ontario!

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Haunted Corn Mazes & Farms in Ontario

This Halloween, you never know what might be around the next corner at these farms haunted by children of the corn!

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Ottawa Pumpkin Patches & U-Pick Pumpkin Farms For a Fun Fall Day Trip

Fall is all about early nights, spookiness, warm drinks and course – pumpkins! There is something so special about heading to the patch with some friends or… Read more »

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Get Lost in These Giant Hedge and Corn Mazes in and Around Ottawa

Corn mazes are a great way to entertain the kids, challenge yourself or impress a date during Fall!

If you are looking for hedge/cedar mazes, you can find those in this list too.

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30 Corn Mazes in Ontario For a Fun Fall Day Trip

Get lost at world-famous corn mazes or at the nearest to you for a memorable experience with the family. Most of these farms also have a whole bunch of other great activities so you can enjoy the entire day picking pumpkins, milking goats, cuddling bunnies and so much more!

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Pumpkinferno: Places to See Enchanting Pumpkin Displays This October in Ontario

Get ready to see extraordinary works of art on pumpkins this fall across Ontario. Set outdoors, you can see hand-carved glowing pumpkins that will blow your mind…. Read more »

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19 Places to Go Zip Lining in Ontario

The warm summer weather brings the opportunity to explore adventures while enjoying the beauty of nature. If you are a nature enthusiast who craves an adrenaline rush,… Read more »

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Sunflower Fields and Mazes in Ontario For a Day Trip

A visit to a sunflower farm is surely a cause for a smile, photo ops, and plenty of sunshine. Walk on a path through a sea of yellow flowers and purchase a specialty product from a store on-site to commemorate your summer experience. In Ontario, these flowers bloom for about two weeks only from early to late August/early September. If you are looking for a sunflower field to visit in Ontario this summer, check out one of these farms.

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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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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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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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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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Scenic 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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25 Places For Water Adventures in and Around Ottawa

No one does summer quite like Ottawa. Whether you want to visit world-class museums, enjoy natural vibes in a trendy garden, hike to scenic lookouts, laze around… 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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25 of the Best Things to Do in Lanark County This Summer

With communities perched on the shores of the Mississippi River, the Tay River and the Rideau Canal, you can get to the water and enjoy the endless nature areas of this community perched right outside of Ottawa. Each town is rich in its own history and charms, so be sure to book a few days to see the full scope of Lanark County.

Here are 25 of the best things to do this summer in Smiths Falls, Municipality of Mississippi Mills, Carleton Place, Perth, Beckwith, Drummond-North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Montague and Tay Valley.

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Interzip Rogers: Zipline From Ontario to Quebec Across Ottawa River

Now that the provincial border between Ontario and Quebec is open for leisure travel, do something so mind-blowing and exhilarating that you’ll never ever forget it — … Read more »