what to do in ottawa

This new bus tour in Ottawa doesn't end when the streets fill with snow and it will take you sightseeing around the capital region this winter.

Cobblestone Tours has a winter tour in Ottawa on a vintage red trolley bus that runs until April 30. It will take you to 11 tourist sites in the downtown area as you listen to entertaining and informative history.

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Magical winter adventures await! There are a number of stunning waterfalls around Ottawa that turn into frozen wonders and they make for a beautiful day trip.

You'll feel like you're walking through a scene in Frozen when visiting these icy waterfalls around Ottawa and all that's missing is Olaf. When the weather stays below freezing and the snow continues to fall, layer up for a beautiful winter day trip at these waterfalls around the city.

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Ottawa winters are known for being cold and snowy and that means there are a ton of fun winter activities to do that will make you feel like a kid this season.

From nearby ski hills and outdoor skating trails to more unique activities like icy cave tours and massive tubing parks, here are eight incredible things to do around Ottawa this winter.

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While spooky season's awaited activity for tiny humans has to be trick-or-treating before indulging in way too many sweets at home, adults have their own ways of celebrating the holiday. Whether you are spending your Halloween weekend partying in a cheap costume you paid way too much money for, or you'd rather get a good scare in front of the most terrifying and gore movie you could stream while cuddling with your furbaby on your couch, your inner child probably still loves Allhallows Eve.

Now, most of us – except for those of you, scaredy cats – get into the spirit by telling each other ghost stories, going on haunted walks or torturing ourselves by going to haunted houses or horror mazes. If you're into it, it's so fun to explore the unknown and jump into the unknown with both feet. From hanging out in a place where ghosts have been seen before, or simply listening to a guide tell you stories about made-up spirits in a dark area of your town, you're probably eager for goosebumps.

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Canadian Thanksgiving is here which means you'll get an extra day off to enjoy. Why not take advantage of the holiday and discover adventures in the Ottawa region?

You can kick off the Halloween season with haunting events, browse fall markets filled with seasonal treats or surround yourself with nature on a fall stroll. Here are eight things to do this weekend in Ottawa to level up your Thanksgiving fun.

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