Ottawa-Gatineau Spring & Summer

Biking in Ottawa

Biking in Ottawa: Routes, Destinations, and Tips

I have been an avid cyclist for many years. I even used to compete for the Canada Junior National Team! Ottawa is a great city…

Princess Louise Falls

Princess Louise Falls: Visitor’s Guide

Chasing waterfalls in Ottawa? This one is a must-see.

The Ultimate Ottawa Staycation Guide

No travel, no problem! This 7-day itinerary is all you need.

18 Date Ideas Ottawa Summer 2021

Date nights are looking a little different in 2021, Ottawa! Fortunately, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy a romantic day or evening in…

Morris Island Conservation Area

Day Trip Guide: Morris Island Conservation Area

Escape Ottawa with a day trip to this beautiful, secluded spot: Morris Island Conservation Area. Love the outdoors? It’s perfect for your next adventure! Here’s…

Llama walks Ottawa

3 Places to Walk with Llamas near Ottawa

Walking with llamas and alpacas is an experience like no other to add to your summer bucket list. I walked with llamas for the first…

Ottawa Outdoors

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking and Walking Trails in Ottawa

It’s the summer of outside, Ottawa! One of the best ways to have fun and stay safe this summer is to enjoy the great outdoors.…

You Can Sleep With Wolves and Bring Your Friends in these Wolf Lodges in Quebec

Wake up to howling!

Ottawa Rooftop & Waterfront Patios

12 Ottawa Rooftop and Waterfront Patios to Visit in Summer

Sunset + cocktails.

Watson's Mill Manotick

Ottawa Neighbourhood Guide: Things to do in Manotick

The charming Ottawa suburb of Manotick is the perfect place to go on a beautiful day, any time of year. It’s only a 30 minute…

57 Things to do in Ottawa in Summer: A Local’s Guide

Fun things in Ottawa? You got it!

12 Ways to Relax and Unwind at the Nordik Spa: Ottawa’s Luxury Escape

Relax and unwind at the Nordik Spa!

The Ultimate Ottawa Summer Bucketlist: 2018 Edition

Have a blast in Ottawa with my summer bucket list!

Day Trips and Adventures

Pink Lake

The Ultimate Gatineau Park Trails Guide 2021

A guide to get you out and hiking in Gatineau Park.

Biking in Ottawa

Biking in Ottawa: Routes, Destinations, and Tips

I have been an avid cyclist for many years. I even used to compete for the Canada Junior National Team! Ottawa is a great city…

Things to do in Brockville

Day Trip Guide: Things to do in Brockville

Explore the historical town of Brockville.

Things to do in 1000 Islands

Things to do in 1000 Islands Gananoque: A Visitor’s Guide

Visiting the 1000 Islands? Find hotels, restaurants, and things to do!

white water rafting ottawa

Epic Ottawa Adventures for Every Season

Get the adrenaline pumping.

Road Trip Guide: The Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour in the 2019 Ford Edge

The Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour might just be the most adorable, most Canadian road trip idea I’ve ever come across. I had the opportunity…

Day Trips from Ottawa

18 Awesome Day Trips from Ottawa (Under 2 Hours Away) + Maps

The best day trips from Ottawa!

Eagle's Nest Lookout

Eagle’s Nest Lookout: The Epic Trail in Calabogie

Get a view, with or without hiking.

Ottawa-Gatineau Fall

Pink Lake

The Ultimate Gatineau Park Trails Guide 2021

A guide to get you out and hiking in Gatineau Park.

where to see fall colours in ottawa

Ottawa Fall Colours: The Best Places and Day Trips

It’s not just Gatineau Park

things to do in ottawa in fall

The Top Things to do in Ottawa in Fall

Ottawa in Fall is absolutely beautiful. The Ottawa-Gatineau region is quickly covered in beautiful fall colours, pumpkins and squash are in season, and everything is…

Watson's Mill Manotick

Ottawa Neighbourhood Guide: Things to do in Manotick

The charming Ottawa suburb of Manotick is the perfect place to go on a beautiful day, any time of year. It’s only a 30 minute…

Day Trips from Ottawa

18 Awesome Day Trips from Ottawa (Under 2 Hours Away) + Maps

The best day trips from Ottawa!

Ottawa-Gatineau Winter

Lac des Loops Skating Trail near Ottawa

Where to go Skating in Ottawa: Winter 2021

Skating in Ottawa is one of the most magical parts about winter. There are tons of wonderful options, from trails through the forest to beautiful…

10 Ottawa Experiences You Can Have at Home

We are so fortunate in Ottawa to have exceptional small businesses. Many of them have been working over-time to adapt to the stay home orders…

26 Wonderful Things to do in Ottawa in Winter: A Local’s Guide

The best of Ottawa in Winter!

Ottawa Christmas

Christmas in Ottawa: 17 Things to Do Before the Holidays End

There’s still holiday magic in the air!

10 Tips for Safe Driving in Ottawa: Stay Safe While Driving This Winter

Driving can get you where you need to and take you on fantastic adventures – but it’s only fun if you arrive at your destination…

Lac des Loops Skating Trail near Ottawa

14 Spectacular Winter Getaways in Ontario and Quebec

There’s a long stretch of winter in Canada and while it can start to a feel little long, there is also a lot of opportunity…

What to Wear in Canada in Winter: Recommendations from a Local

Recommendations from a local.

Omega Park animals

Visiting Omega Park in Quebec, Canada in the Winter

Everything you need to know about a winter visit to Omega Park!

Visiting the Nordik Spa in Chelsea, Quebec in the Winter

Picture this: you’re sitting in a hot spring, warm and cozy as can be with a drink in hand, looking out over the hillside while…

What to do at Winterlude

What to see and do at Winterlude, in Canada!