Sports & Leisure IN ottawa & AREA

Sports and leisure activities in Ottawa abound—all without having to leave the city. Glade across the ice of the Rideau Canal in the wintertime, head to one of the many golf courses just a short drive from downtown or take a brisk walk to a lookout point in Gatineau Park.

End of Summer Getaways

Escape to these sunny spots before the leaves fall 

Houseboating on the Rideau Canal

A self-guided cruise down the historic canal

5 hiking cities in Canada and U.S.

So many cities on the lip of wilderness offer urban hikes, as well as nearby treks in the wilds

Skijoring in Ottawa

Talk about horsepower! Speedboats don’t have anything on this adventure.