Ottawa, Canada

Just 25 minutes from Meech Lake Retreat Canada's Capital city, Ottawa boasts historical architecture, museums, galleries and numerous summer and winter festivals.
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Hiking the trails in Gatineau Park and getting a peek of the sunset. #Gatineau, #Ottawa

Ottawa and Gatineau, Ontario/Quebec - This city literally straddles the provincial border, with Ottawa being on the Ontario side, and Gatineau on the Quebec side.

RCMP Musical Ride, Ottawa.

-JULY The RCMP Musical Ride performs the famous charge on the west lawn of Parliament Hill just prior to the noon hour.

Musée des Beaux-Arts du Canada/National Gallery of Canada

Musée des Beaux-Arts du Canada/National Gallery of Canada

On Sunday mornings from late May through Labour Day, Ottawa's River Parkway, Colonel By Drive, Rockcliffe Parkway and Gatineau Park's Champlain and Fortune parkways are all closed to traffic for Alcatel-Lucent Sunday Bikedays. For more information on cycling in Ottawa visit http://www.ottawatourism.ca/en/visitors/what-to-do/sports-and-leisure/cycling-in-ottawa

Ottawa is a cycling enthusiast's dream destination, with over 300 kilometres of recreational pathways linking natural areas, parks, gardens and national sites.

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is the largest festival of its kind in North America.  It is a three-day event filled with free family entertainment taking place at Mooney’s Bay Park.  Admission is FREE and features non-stop racing, a concert series, the Tim Hortons Children’s Area, cultural performances, local delicacies and fun shopping! For more Ottawa festival info visit http://www.ottawatourism.ca/en/visitors/what-to-do/festival-and-events

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Adds to Free Concert Line-up

Croisière aux Chutes Rideau   _________________    Capital Cruises – Multiple Locations  Evening Cocktail Cruise or Historic Sightseeing Cruise on the Ottawa River

Capital Cruises – Multiple Locations Evening Cocktail Cruise or Historic Sightseeing Cruise on the Ottawa River

Sunday Bikedays. #Bikedays take place Sunday mornings from Victoria Day weekend to Labour Day weekend. Over 50 kilometres of parkways in #Ottawa and #Gatineau Park are reserved for cyclists, in-line skaters, runners and walkers. Enjoy the sites along the #Rideau Canal, the #Ottawa River or beautiful Gatineau Park.

Sunday Bikedays -- Certain Ottawa roads are closed to motor vehicles on Sundays and opened up to pedestrian, cyclists, skaters, etc.

Ottawa and the national capital area:  this is what we're all about!

An historic farmers' market and shopping district by day, a favourite gathering place of restaurants and clubs by night - the ByWard Market just east of Parliament…

Gatineau Loppet 2013. For more information on sports and leisure in Ottawa visit http://www.ottawatourism.ca/en/visitors/what-to-do/sports-and-leisure

Gatineau Loppet 2013. For more information on sports and leisure in Ottawa visit http://www.ottawatourism.ca/en/visitors/what-to-do/sports-and-leisure

Paddlefit: there is a company that provides coaching and courses in the Gatineau Park and Ottawa area. http://www.paddlefit.com/

Paddlefit is your way to experience stand up paddle boarding in a safe and fun group setting.

Paddlefit: initiation to surfing with a paddlefit board.

Paddlefit is your way to experience stand up paddle boarding in a safe and fun group setting.

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