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Best things to do in Ottawa River

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Capitol Building
“Located in the center of our Nation's Capital. Take a tour, explore the grounds and many other attractions in the area.”
291 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Near the parliament, you are walk-in distance to the Rideau center-our famous shopping mall. ”
200 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Canadian Museum of History is Canada's national museum of human history. It is located in the Hull area of Gatineau, Quebec, directly across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.”
179 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“ByWard Market is a buzzing hub of outdoor farmers’ market stalls and specialty food shops selling Canadian cheese and maple-infused chocolate. It’s also known for its colorful street art and hip stores filled with crafts and clothes by local designers”
190 locals recommend
Museum
“Canada's national natural history museum offers world-class galleries in a handsome heritage "Castle". Marvel at dinosaurs and other ancient reptiles in the Fossil Gallery. See grizzlies and other wild animals up close in beautiful dioramas in the Mammal Gallery. Observe hundreds of specimens in the Bird Gallery. See a real blue whale skeleton in the Water Gallery. Be dazzled by over a thousand gorgeous minerals and rocks in the Earth Gallery. Learn about Canada's North in the Canada Goose Arctic Gallery. Peer at an eye-popping assortment of creepy crawlies in Nature Live. Enjoy an action-packed 3D movie. Take advantage of numerous hands-on activities. Don't miss the special, travelling exhibitions. A superb destination for visitors of all ages!”
145 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Canadian War Museum is Canada's national museum of military history. Located in Ottawa, Ontario, the museum covers all facets of Canada's military past, from the first recorded instances of death by armed violence in Canadian history several hundred years ago to the country's most recent involvement in conflicts”
97 locals recommend
Market
“Ottawa's original settlement with many historical buildings now converted into shops and restaurants. The heart of Ottawa's entertainment district as well. Easy walk to many nearby museums, galleries and Parliament Hill.”
212 locals recommend
Park
“A beautiful park to enjoy hiking/walking/ biking/ cross country skiing trails and beautiful scenery. Open. year round for outdoor adventures. ”
127 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“www.ottawatourism.ca/ottawa-insider/rideau-canal-skateway/ Can't miss the opportunity to skate on the iconic Rideau Canal!”
133 locals recommend
Park
“You can get to access point 1 just 25 minutes east of South River ON where you can portage into Algonquin Park”
51 locals recommend
Spa
“The ultimate relaxation experience Nestled in the picturesque village of Old Chelsea in the Outaouais on the outskirts of Gatineau Park, Nordik Spa-Nature positions itself as the largest spa in North America. This relaxation and wellness centre is mainly focused on thermotherapy and relaxation techniques from Scandinavian countries. It offers a multisensory experience in a natural setting and is aimed at contributing to the health and well-being of its guests.”
126 locals recommend
Campground
“For the outdoor lovers there is nothing that is missing in the national park, the oldest in Quebec. Hiking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, there is even a via ferrata for easy rock climbing. The views are spectacular.”
50 locals recommend
Zoo
“You will love this natural landscaped 'zoo' with Canada's own wild animals. Car needed as you drive through the park and yes, it is safe. Children will love it.”
57 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Go check out a concert, ballet or play at our newly renovated National Arts Centre.”
72 locals recommend
Casino
“The Casino Lac Leamy is so Instagram worthy! The casino is constantly hosting fun theme nights where they have photobooths where you can take the best photos. They have done everything from cowboys to the swinging 50s, so make sure to plan ahead to see when the next theme night is so you can capture the fun on your Instagram feed.”
55 locals recommend
Campground
“Great place for hikes, mountain bike trails, boating, canoeing in summer! Just as great in the winter with cross-country skiing, skating trails (day and night), tubing (tubes provided!), two warming shelters and fire pit, just to name a few!”
69 locals recommend