Places to Visit & Things to Do - Ottawa

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Drive-Through and Drive-In Events and Activities in Ontario

Are you searching for COVID-19 safe activities that you can enjoy without leaving the car?
Here is a list of drive-in movies, Christmas lights tour and other activities that you can enjoy without worrying about contracting COVID-19 or wearing masks.

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25 Things to Do During Fall in and Around Kingston

The former capital of Canada – Kingston, and the 1000 islands – a beautiful archipelago on Lake Ontario, are both places to see the best of fall… Read more »

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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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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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Corn Mazes in Ontario

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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25+ Bucket List Ideas for Fall Activities and Getaways in Ontario

When Ontario comes alive with vibrant colours in autumn, cities and towns across the province offer a unique environment, and distinct character for visitors and locals to… Read more »

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20 Sculpture Gardens to Visit in Ontario

Sculpture gardens are the perfect blend between nature and art, featuring art installations from local and international artists and concerning multiple different themes. As you stroll or… 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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Drive-in Theatres in Ontario

Watch a movie than under the stars in the comfort of your own vehicle. Enjoy a great movie on the big screen while enjoying this experience from… Read more »

25 Must Visit Nature Attractions and Nature Hotspots in and Around Ottawa

25 Must Visit Nature Attractions and Nature Hotspots in and Around Ottawa

Ottawa and area features a range of natural attractions, from quaint city parks, conservation areas, wild forests, waterfalls, lookouts, and provincial parks. Whether you want to go… Read more »

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25 of the Best Hikes in and Around Ottawa

The Ottawa Valley area is a hiking paradise where beautiful hiking trails are located just minutes away from the Ottawa city centre. Set out for a hike for some fresh air and a chance of scenery on some easy to moderate trails that will get you moving and allow you to see some of the most incredible vistas in the Ottawa region.