Summer Activities - Ottawa

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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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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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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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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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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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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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25 of the Best Things to Do in Renfrew County This Summer

With many of its towns along the beautiful Ottawa River, this county’s many outdoor and history-based attractions can fill countless days. You can hit the water to fish, boat or opt to stay inland along amazing trails with unforgettable views. With four provincial parks and lots of great sights in between, get ready to ‘Do the Frew.’

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Lavender Farms in Ontario for a Day Trip

Summer brings warm sunny days and lavender blooms! So hit the road to enjoy a calming, meditative walks amongst these purple flowers.
Do yoga, propose, get married, or stay at some these farms, though not necessarily in this order!

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10 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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19 Gardens You Should Explore in and Around Ottawa

Explore the green spaces and wonderful artistry that are found within the many gardens in Ottawa. Green spaces are magic in big cities. Get outside and explore… Read more »

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25 Things to Do in Prince Edward County

Located midway between Ottawa & Toronto, Prince Edward County makes a gorgeous weekend destination. Journey to some of the provinces best sandy beaches at Sandbanks Provincial Park,… 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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14 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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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 »