There is so much to look forward to in 2021. Already several new attractions near Ottawa have been announced, and you'll undoubtedly want to add them all to your bucket list.
Thrillseekers will want to new zipline between Ottawa and Gatineau that will take you soaring over the river. Plus, our city is finally getting an immersive Van Gogh exhibit similar to those in Toronto and Montreal.
Due to the ever-changing restrictions regarding the pandemic, the opening dates are subject to change.
A Zipline Between Ottawa & Gatineau
Price: $36.99 per person
When: Spring 2021
Address: 50 Jos-Montferrand St., Gatineau, QC
Why You Need To Go: Soon you'll be able to fly between Ontario and Quebec via zipline. The new Interzip Rogers is 1400 feet long and will take you over the Ottawa River.
See 'Rembrandt Tulips' At The Tulip Festival
When: Friday, May 14 to Monday, May 24
Address: Queen Elizabeth Dr., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: In celebration of the National Gallery Of Canada Rembrandt exhibit, you will be able to see two special Rembrandt-inspired flowers blooming at the Tulip Festival.
Walk Through Van Gogh's Starry Night
Address: 55 Colonel Bay Dr., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: At this event, you'll be able to step into Van Gogh's paintings like Starry Night and Sunflowers.
When: Tuesday, June 8 to Sunday, June 13
Address: 1 Elgin St., Ottawa Canada
Why You Need To Go: Make sure to wear pink, as Mean Girls is coming to the NAC.
When: Thursday, February 18 - Wednesday, March 10
Why You Need To Go: You'll be able to listen to a string quartet in a room illuminated by candlelight.
A 44-Course Tasting Menu
When: Starting in January
Address: 540 Rochester St., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: Atelier will be offering the ultimate feast, a 44-course tasting menu.
The Ottawa Ripper Scavenger Hunt
Price: $64.00 per team
When: Saturday, May 22
Address: Secret start location
Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like Sherlock homes as you race across the city to hunt for clues and track down a serial killer before time runs out.
A Thrilling Mountain Coaster
Address: Camp Fortune, 300 Chemin Dunlop, Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: For a thrilling adventure, you can race down a mountain at speeds of up to 40 kilometres per hour at Camp Fortune's ride.
Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.
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