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Learn more about things to do, places to go and where to eat while staying in Ottawa!

Halloween Events for All Ages in Ottawa

Although Halloween falls on the 31st of October each year, there are spooktacular celebrations and fright-filled festivities happening all month long around the city.  Read More

Find a Pumpkin Patch Near Ottawa

What better way to enjoy this special time of year with the family than by heading to a local farm or orchard for some fresh air, outdoor activities, animals, fruit picking, hay rides, gourmet goodies, to select the perfect pumpkin for Halloween.  Read More

The Best Bakeries in Ottawa

We recommend picking up your Thanksgiving pumpkin pie (or perhaps you prefer apple) at one of these Ottawa bakeries. Don’t forget to order ahead for holidays.  Read More

Two Ottawa Restaurants in the Running for EnRoute’s Best New Restaurant 2016

Among the 35 contenders from across the country are two notables from Ottawa; demonstrating that Ottawa’s food scene is alive and garnering both national and international attention.  Read More

The Best Day Spas in Ottawa

Discover one of Ottawa’s best day spas and book yourself in for a little bit of me time. Your body and mind will thank you for it in the short term and the long term.  Read More