Ottawa - Canada

Ottawa - Canada

  • By Thomas M
  • Destinations
  • 24.06.2016

When you travel to Canada, make sure to visit Ottawa. The capital of Canada, you will find welcoming people and family friendly things to do. You will also find adult friendly bars, clubs and casinos. There is shopping, dining and outdoor adventures. Whatever your pleasure, you will have an excellent time. Be sure to bring your camera, to capture the beautiful architecture and breathtaking outdoor wonders.
Family and athlete friendly, there is tons of outdoor adventure to be had. Kayaking, skiing, fishing and more are just a few of the active adventures.  For the family, there are easy going trails and parks to take in the natural environment of Ottawa.  The Rideau Canal offers trails and historic sites. For those of you looking for the photo opps, definitely visit one of the water falls. They are invigorating and magnificent.
To truly get a feel of this great city, take tours of the government buildings. They call their government Parliament there. View the famous changing of the guard. This is done during the summer months. One place you MUST tour is the famous Notre-Dame Basilica. The famous Catholic Church boasts extraordinary architecture and beautiful stained glass windows. In addition to services and tours, they offer historical museum displays. Currently, artwork from the collection of Napoleon are on display.  This affordable tour is one worth doing while you are in Ottawa.
There are many shopping and food options while you are visiting. Definitely take in French cuisine. Enjoy some excellent cheese and wine. In addition to French food, you will find everything from pizza to Chinese and Thai food.
For the shoppers, visit RIDEAU center. In the states, this would be called a mall. There are chain stores such as Forever 21, but also stores you will only find in Canada.
While you are there, have a great time, stay safe also!