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Rideau Canal National Historic Site

132 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

February 13, 2019
Longest skating rink in the world
February 06, 2019 Can't miss the opportunity to skate on the iconic Rideau Canal!
January 31, 2019
You can rent skates if you are travelling without them. Great spot to go to grab a beavertail as well!
October 31, 2018
The Rideau Canal, also known unofficially as the Rideau Waterway, connects Canada's capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, to Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River at Kingston, Ontario. It is 202 kilometres in length. The name Rideau, French for "curtain," is derived from the curtain-like appearance…
September 27, 2018
Ice skate, watch the boats, attend the festivals - so much to see at this beautiful famous Rideau Canal.

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“Good Mexican food, great location & atmosphere! You need a car to get here.”
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Ottawa, ON
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