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Your Ottawa National Capital Destination Guide

24 Mar 2021

Planning a day stay in the Nation' capital and want to know where to eat, drink, and be merry? Read our guide to find out what delights await you.

Your Ottawa Nations Capital Destination Guide

  • Food – Canada’s capital has all the appetising assortment of restaurants one might anticipate, catering to those with a longing for French, Italian, Chinese, or seafood cuisine, and more besides. Amongst the best places to dine are the Absinthe bistro, Kasbah Village Moroccan Cuisine, and Signatures Restaurant, with plenty more from which to choose.
  • Sports – Ottawa has a number of professional sports teams, including the Ottawa Senators, Ottawa 67s, and Ottawa Redblacks. Soak in the atmosphere and watch a game, or take advantage of the city’s facilities to go skating, cycling, hiking, golfing, fishing and more.
  • Museums – The National Gallery of Canada is a spacious venue primarily dedicated to Canadian art, but which also includes works by international artists. Natural history lovers can visit the Canadian Museum of Nature, which exhibits fossils, dioramas, and insects. Meanwhile, the Canada Aviation Museum looks at more recent history, showcasing human achievement in the skies with guided tours and demonstrations.
  • Gatineau Park – Gatineau Park covers a large area and provides visitors the opportunity to enjoy the serenity of nature amid woods, waterfalls, and lakes. If you’re feeling energetic you can also take part in the hiking, biking, and sailing the park offers.