WakefieldLocated on the banks of the Gatineau River, 30 kilometres north of Ottawa, Wakefield was once a bustling lumber settlement.
Activities & Tours
65, ch. Burnside, WakefieldDownhill and night skiing on 17 runs with five lifts. Also on site: ski and snowboard rentals and certified ski
OttawaOttawa-Gatineau’s bike share program makes for eco-friendly transportation between major landmarks and attractions and offers panoramic views along the region’s
4750 Fallowfield Rd., OttawaGet up close and personal with the animals at the petting farm, take a ride on the Funny Farm Express,
MorrisburgA full-scale re-creation of an 1860s village, the site has a one-room schoolhouse, a bakery, a cheese factory, and a
3840 Old Almonte Rd., AlmonteConsidered the region’s lushest garden dedicated to edible and therapeutic plants, this site hosts an annual Herbfest in July, offers
46 1/2 Sparks St., OttawaA variety of tours are available, which include stops at the city’s haunted locales, such as the Bytown Museum and
301 Wellington St., OttawaLaw students guide visitors through the Canadian judicial system and describe how the Supreme Court deals with legal issues of
OttawaTwice-daily flights take in the sights of the capital and surrounding countryside and finish with a champagne toast upon landing.
23 Front St., RockportOne, two, and three hour 1000 Islands cruises. Passengers view sites such as Boldt Castle, Millionaire’s Row, and Zavikon Island.
1 Sussex Dr., OttawaThe historic official residence of Canada’s Governor General offers guided tours of the gardens, residence, and art collection (schedule changes
2 Rideau St., OttawaStandard, road, off-road, tandem, and youth bikes, as well as add-on trailers for small children available. Also offers escorted tours
Mooney's Bay Beach, OttawaHop aboard a pirate ship for a 75-minute outing on the water. Each child gets a pirate name and costume,
OttawaSituated along the Tay River, Perth offers restaurants, art galleries, conservation areas, beautiful heritage buildings, the Perth Museum, a cheese
111 Wellington Street, OttawaVisit the centre stage of Canadian democracy! Free guided tours are available daily, and are offered on a first-come, first-served
399, route 323 North, MontebelloA 15-kilometre roadway travels through 1,500 acres of woodland where free-roaming deer, bears, and other wildlife can be viewed in
County Rd. 19, WendoverExperience the exotic world of wildlife — visit lions, tigers, monkeys, bears, wolves, snow leopards, and more. Picnic area, nature
40 OWL Lane, Foresters FallsOne- and two-day high adventure raft trips and family raft trips that combine a river trip on the Ottawa River with
OttawaA source for recommendations on what to do and where to stay, eat, and shop in rural Ottawa.