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Skip that pricy plane ticket and travel stress, you can have a taste of Europe right here near Ottawa. With quaint small towns both in Ontario and Quebec, you can explore historic buildings and magical views that have a truly European atmosphere.

Hop in the car for an easy day trip from Ottawa, or book a staycation to get a real feel for these adorable towns right near the capital. You don't need to travel far to feel like you've escaped into another world.

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If you live in Ontario and are longing for a sunny beach vacation on the water, you don't need to buy a pricey plane ticket to make it happen. Only two hours from Ottawa is a tropical beach resort where you can spend your days on island time.

Esterel Resort is a magical getaway spot where you can enjoy luxurious meals, go for a dip in the pool, spend time out on the lake or sip on cocktails from the cabana.

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With the promise of warmer weather and in-person events just around the corner, now's your chance to book a staycation in the nation’s capital and spend some time exploring Ottawa.

Canadians' desire for connection and some semblance of normalcy is at an all-time high, and if you want to cultivate that sense of community and pride, nothing compares to watching a live Ottawa Senators home game.

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If you're looking to plan a local getaway with your person, there are cottages and cabins near Ottawa when you can have an epic weekend in nature.

Cuddle up in a mini chalet hidden in the forest, or lounge with a group of friends in a spacious cabin near the water. These rentals are perfect for sweeping your love off of their feet or planning a summer vacation with the girls.

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With winter bringing colder temperatures, it takes little convincing for Canadians to stay inside. If you're feeling stuck and bored while at home and like you're in need of a fresh change, why not take a staycation within Canada?

Besides a well-earned mental break from work and life in general, a staycation means you get to sleep more, try new activities, indulge in delicious food and drinks and get some sightseeing in without the hassle of travelling far.

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