Places to Visit & Things to Do - Ottawa

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Top Things to Do in Arrowhead Provincial Park During Winter

Arrowhead Provincial Park is a great visit any time of the year, but in winter, the famous skate trail nestled along the snow laden trees is not the only thing that you can do to enjoy the crisp and clear winter air.

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15 Things to Do During Winter in Algonquin Park

Algonquin Provincial Park is one of Ontario’s premiere and most popular destinations, no matter the weather. And yes, that includes winter! Algonquin has so much to offer… Read more »

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25 Winter Adventures in Blue Mountains

The crystal-clear waters of Georgian Bay surrounded by the tree-lined hilly landscape known as the Blue Mountains are well-known for their abundance of winter activities.
Here are 25 adventures to experience during winter in the Blue Mountains.

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25 Ontario Provincial Parks to Visit During Winter in Ontario

If you enjoy bundling up, getting some fresh air and challenging yourself, then read on for a list of Ontario provincial parks that remain open over the winter and offer invigorating winterized activities, no matter your particular level of experience. Come along and experience the great outdoors even in the winter months!

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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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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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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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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 »

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness World 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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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.

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 feature 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.

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20 Family Hikes and Walks in and Around Ottawa

The Ottawa Valley area offers many hiking trails and walking opportunities for families to enjoy some fresh air and beautiful scenery not too far away from the Ottawa city core. These relaxed trails and green spaces are accessible for and will allow the entire family to get connected with nature and check out the most stunning vistas in the Ottawa Valley region.

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Canada From Home: Explore Our Stunning National Parks for Free Online

There is much to discover in Canada’s National Parks and not being able to get to them physically shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the fabulous natural areas… Read more »

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20 Things to Do with Toddlers in Ottawa

Toddlers are so much fun to be with. Their innocence and the courage with which they approach the world is awesome to watch. The toddler stage is… Read more »

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25 Date Ideas during Winter in Ottawa

Here in Canada’s capital, we take winter pretty seriously – and we do it well. No matter your preferences, this city offers something for everyone at this… Read more »

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20 Best Restaurants for a Romantic Dinner in Ottawa

Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re looking for a special place in Ottawa to bring your Valentine, we’ve… Read more »