Ottawa

 

Canada’s capital. National sites, famous landmarks like the Rideau Canal, and museums housing stunning national collections. But Ottawa is also vibrant and walkable, with an incredible food scene created by local culinary schools and top chefs. This is Ottawa, come experience it for yourself.

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Travel times to Ottawa

City Flight Time
New York City 1 hr 20 m
Boston 1 hr 40 m
Chicago 1 hr 50 m
Los Angeles 6 hr 50 m

Weather Average

  • December - February
    16.5° F
  • March - May
    42.3° F
  • June - August
    67.5° F
  • September - November
    46.6° F

What to Do

 

What to do

Be in the know about must-see experiences.

  • Canada is turning 150 in 2017 and it’s going to be an epic party. Here's where to join the celebrations in Ottawa.
    Canada is turning 150 in 2017 and it’s going to be an epic party. Here's where to join the celebrations in Ottawa.
    nighttime buskers Ottawa
  • You don’t have to venture far from Canada’s capital to be hitting the trail. Here are some top hiking spots to explore.
    You don’t have to venture far from Canada’s capital to be hitting the trail. Here are some top hiking spots to explore.
    Pink Lake Gatineau Ottawa Hiking
  • If you want to leave Ottawa with a full stomach and a smile on your face, this foodie’s guide is for you.
    If you want to leave Ottawa with a full stomach and a smile on your face, this foodie’s guide is for you.
    Le Cafe Ottawa
  • From the biggest bands to the biggest parties, from music to animation, here is a list of Ottawa’s festivals.
    From the biggest bands to the biggest parties, from music to animation, here is a list of Ottawa’s festivals.
    Canada Day Ottawa
  • Whether you’re in the mood to eat, drink, explore, or adventure, here are 14 of the best things to do in Ottawa.
    Whether you’re in the mood to eat, drink, explore, or adventure, here are 14 of the best things to do in Ottawa.

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Itineraries
Don’t miss the iconic spots and hidden gems. No matter where you go in Ottawa, there are amazing itinerary ideas for you to explore.