Ottawa Region

Discover Canada's English and French history and culture in Ottawa. See the seat of government at Parliament Hill, view the Changing of the Guard ceremony or explore the Museum of Civilization - Canada's largest museum. Hoping for some outdoor fun? Have a blast while you go white-water rafting down the Ottawa River or watch a variety of pleasure crafts navigate a hand-operated lock dating back to 1832.

Museums and Historical Sites

Ottawa is home to almost all of Canada’s National Museums and Galleries including the Canadian Museum of Nature, National Gallery of Canada, Canada Science and Technology Museum, Canadian Museum of History and Canadian Museum of Nature, among others.

Outdoor Adventures and Activities

There are loads of things to do including water activities like canoeing, kayaking and boat tours on the Rideau Canal.

Parks, Trails and Green Spaces

Ottawa has excellent bike and hiking trails including Canada’s Capital Greenbelt and 600km of multi use pathways. Beaches like Mooney's Bay Beach too!

What towns and cities are included in the Ottawa Region?

Ottawa Region Region