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Nature Getaways

Whether strolling the scenic waterfront trails on foot or spending the day at one of the many conservation areas, the shores of the Rideau Canal offer an incredible array of nature getaways suitable for everyone.

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Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

MUSIC Westport

From funk to pop, soul to rock, we’ve got a line up that’s...

From funk to pop, soul t...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

On tap in select restaurants across Ontario, 4 Degrees Brewing Company...

On tap in select restaur...

Parkside Spa

Ready to escape the everyday and drop your stress at the door? Welcome...

Ready to escape the ever...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

A unique winter festival featuring snow and ice sculpture competitions...

A unique winter festival...

Shopping in Ottawa

From large Ottawa malls to exclusive Ottawa shops and boutiques, to un...

From large Ottawa malls ...

Miller’s Bay Farm

Miller’s Bay Farm is a fourth generation family farm located jus...

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Gingerbread Man

Since opening in 2001, the Gingerbread Man has become a community trea...

Since opening in 2001, t...

Perth Brewery

Perth Brewery is a family run microbrewery that takes pride in creatin...

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Located on the historic campus of Queen’s University, the Agnes ...

Located on the historic ...

Frost Fest

Seeley’s Bay Frost Fest is a fun way to celebrate the magic of w...

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

Ottawa is a compact city where you can enjoy lively urban experiences ...

Ottawa is a compact city...

Millers Farm and Market

Family owned and operated since 1981, Millers Farm and Market features...

Family owned and operate...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

Parliament Hill is one of Canada’s most iconic sites and a must-...

Parliament Hill is one o...

Merrickville Canalfest

Merrickville Canalfest is fun for the whole family! Featuring live mus...

Merrickville Canalfest i...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

A host to events each year that attract the region’s golf profes...

A host to events each ye...

Smith’s Shoes

Smith’s Shoes is your one-stop-shop for all your footcare needs....

Smith’s Shoes is y...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

Fall River Fashion is bringing a world of fashion to you. Their produc...

Fall River Fashion is br...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

Established in 1985, Gray Art Glassblowing Studio creates beautiful, o...

Established in 1985, Gra...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

At Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery, visitors are guaranteed a deliciou...

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Top Shelf Distillers

Located in an area rich in the production of liquor and punctuated by ...

Located in an area rich ...

RiverGuild

Riverguild is one of Canada’s oldest Artist Cooperatives. A loc...

Riverguild is one of Can...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

sports-outdoors

Sports & Outdoor Recreation

The Rideau Canal is the perfect backdrop for your next outdoor adventure. From calm waters suitable for an array of aquatic activities to beautiful shared recreation trails, visitors can enjoy boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, cycling, hiking, golfing, and more.

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Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

Parliament Hill is one of Canada’s most iconic sites and a must-...

Parliament Hill is one o...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

Established in 1985, Gray Art Glassblowing Studio creates beautiful, o...

Established in 1985, Gra...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

On tap in select restaurants across Ontario, 4 Degrees Brewing Company...

On tap in select restaur...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

A host to events each year that attract the region’s golf profes...

A host to events each ye...

Perth Brewery

Perth Brewery is a family run microbrewery that takes pride in creatin...

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

Ottawa is a compact city where you can enjoy lively urban experiences ...

Ottawa is a compact city...

Millers Farm and Market

Family owned and operated since 1981, Millers Farm and Market features...

Family owned and operate...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

RiverGuild

Riverguild is one of Canada’s oldest Artist Cooperatives. A loc...

Riverguild is one of Can...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

A unique winter festival featuring snow and ice sculpture competitions...

A unique winter festival...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

At Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery, visitors are guaranteed a deliciou...

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

MUSIC Westport

From funk to pop, soul to rock, we’ve got a line up that’s...

From funk to pop, soul t...

Top Shelf Distillers

Located in an area rich in the production of liquor and punctuated by ...

Located in an area rich ...

Gingerbread Man

Since opening in 2001, the Gingerbread Man has become a community trea...

Since opening in 2001, t...

Frost Fest

Seeley’s Bay Frost Fest is a fun way to celebrate the magic of w...

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Located on the historic campus of Queen’s University, the Agnes ...

Located on the historic ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Shopping in Ottawa

From large Ottawa malls to exclusive Ottawa shops and boutiques, to un...

From large Ottawa malls ...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

Fall River Fashion is bringing a world of fashion to you. Their produc...

Fall River Fashion is br...

Miller’s Bay Farm

Miller’s Bay Farm is a fourth generation family farm located jus...

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Smith’s Shoes

Smith’s Shoes is your one-stop-shop for all your footcare needs....

Smith’s Shoes is y...

Merrickville Canalfest

Merrickville Canalfest is fun for the whole family! Featuring live mus...

Merrickville Canalfest i...

Parkside Spa

Ready to escape the everyday and drop your stress at the door? Welcome...

Ready to escape the ever...

culture-heritage

Culture & Heritage

Spanning from Canada's vibrant and spirited national capital down to Kingston – the limestone city, the Rideau Canal offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich heritage and culture of the communities along the winding Canal. From exploring one of the 24 lock stations to visiting a blockhouse or nearby museum, we invite you to unearth the cultural jewels of the Rideau Canal.

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Smith’s Shoes

Smith’s Shoes is your one-stop-shop for all your footcare needs....

Smith’s Shoes is y...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Millers Farm and Market

Family owned and operated since 1981, Millers Farm and Market features...

Family owned and operate...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Shopping in Ottawa

From large Ottawa malls to exclusive Ottawa shops and boutiques, to un...

From large Ottawa malls ...

RiverGuild

Riverguild is one of Canada’s oldest Artist Cooperatives. A loc...

Riverguild is one of Can...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

At Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery, visitors are guaranteed a deliciou...

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Located on the historic campus of Queen’s University, the Agnes ...

Located on the historic ...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

Parliament Hill is one of Canada’s most iconic sites and a must-...

Parliament Hill is one o...

Perth Brewery

Perth Brewery is a family run microbrewery that takes pride in creatin...

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

Ottawa is a compact city where you can enjoy lively urban experiences ...

Ottawa is a compact city...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

Fall River Fashion is bringing a world of fashion to you. Their produc...

Fall River Fashion is br...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

Established in 1985, Gray Art Glassblowing Studio creates beautiful, o...

Established in 1985, Gra...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Miller’s Bay Farm

Miller’s Bay Farm is a fourth generation family farm located jus...

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Gingerbread Man

Since opening in 2001, the Gingerbread Man has become a community trea...

Since opening in 2001, t...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

A unique winter festival featuring snow and ice sculpture competitions...

A unique winter festival...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Frost Fest

Seeley’s Bay Frost Fest is a fun way to celebrate the magic of w...

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

Merrickville Canalfest

Merrickville Canalfest is fun for the whole family! Featuring live mus...

Merrickville Canalfest i...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

On tap in select restaurants across Ontario, 4 Degrees Brewing Company...

On tap in select restaur...

MUSIC Westport

From funk to pop, soul to rock, we’ve got a line up that’s...

From funk to pop, soul t...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Top Shelf Distillers

Located in an area rich in the production of liquor and punctuated by ...

Located in an area rich ...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

A host to events each year that attract the region’s golf profes...

A host to events each ye...

Parkside Spa

Ready to escape the everyday and drop your stress at the door? Welcome...

Ready to escape the ever...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

tours

Tours

From boating through the picturesque inlets and scenic shorelines of the Rideau Lakes to exploring South Eastern Ontario’s rich countryside by car, the communities dotted throughout the Rideau Canal corridor offer a variety of tours to satisfy every taste.

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Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

Established in 1985, Gray Art Glassblowing Studio creates beautiful, o...

Established in 1985, Gra...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

Ottawa is a compact city where you can enjoy lively urban experiences ...

Ottawa is a compact city...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Parkside Spa

Ready to escape the everyday and drop your stress at the door? Welcome...

Ready to escape the ever...

Smith’s Shoes

Smith’s Shoes is your one-stop-shop for all your footcare needs....

Smith’s Shoes is y...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Miller’s Bay Farm

Miller’s Bay Farm is a fourth generation family farm located jus...

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Merrickville Canalfest

Merrickville Canalfest is fun for the whole family! Featuring live mus...

Merrickville Canalfest i...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

Parliament Hill is one of Canada’s most iconic sites and a must-...

Parliament Hill is one o...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Frost Fest

Seeley’s Bay Frost Fest is a fun way to celebrate the magic of w...

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

Fall River Fashion is bringing a world of fashion to you. Their produc...

Fall River Fashion is br...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

A unique winter festival featuring snow and ice sculpture competitions...

A unique winter festival...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Top Shelf Distillers

Located in an area rich in the production of liquor and punctuated by ...

Located in an area rich ...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Located on the historic campus of Queen’s University, the Agnes ...

Located on the historic ...

Perth Brewery

Perth Brewery is a family run microbrewery that takes pride in creatin...

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Gingerbread Man

Since opening in 2001, the Gingerbread Man has become a community trea...

Since opening in 2001, t...

Millers Farm and Market

Family owned and operated since 1981, Millers Farm and Market features...

Family owned and operate...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Shopping in Ottawa

From large Ottawa malls to exclusive Ottawa shops and boutiques, to un...

From large Ottawa malls ...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

At Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery, visitors are guaranteed a deliciou...

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

A host to events each year that attract the region’s golf profes...

A host to events each ye...

RiverGuild

Riverguild is one of Canada’s oldest Artist Cooperatives. A loc...

Riverguild is one of Can...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

On tap in select restaurants across Ontario, 4 Degrees Brewing Company...

On tap in select restaur...

Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

MUSIC Westport

From funk to pop, soul to rock, we’ve got a line up that’s...

From funk to pop, soul t...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

leisure-shopping

Leisure & Shopping

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon strolling through shopping districts and farmers' markets or catch an engaging performance at a local theatre. Discover why the Rideau Canal is synonymous with leisure and relaxation.

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Best Ways to Experience the Rideau Canal in Ottawa

When in Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! This U...

When in Ottawa, a visit ...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

Fall River Fashion is bringing a world of fashion to you. Their produc...

Fall River Fashion is br...

Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

Ottawa is a compact city where you can enjoy lively urban experiences ...

Ottawa is a compact city...

Miller’s Bay Farm

Miller’s Bay Farm is a fourth generation family farm located jus...

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Brass Point Farm

Brass Point Farm makes elderberry and elderflower products for use in ...

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Shopping in Ottawa

From large Ottawa malls to exclusive Ottawa shops and boutiques, to un...

From large Ottawa malls ...

Millers Farm and Market

Family owned and operated since 1981, Millers Farm and Market features...

Family owned and operate...

Canadian Tulip Festival

This annual world-famous festival centres around Ottawa’s love a...

This annual world-famous...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Located on the historic campus of Queen’s University, the Agnes ...

Located on the historic ...

Merrickville Canalfest

Merrickville Canalfest is fun for the whole family! Featuring live mus...

Merrickville Canalfest i...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

Who doesn’t enjoy a good, old-fashioned afternoon of...

Who doesnâ€&#...

Festival of the Maples

Come to the Festival of the Maples to officially kick off the maple se...

Come to the Festival of ...

Smith’s Shoes

Smith’s Shoes is your one-stop-shop for all your footcare needs....

Smith’s Shoes is y...

RiverGuild

Riverguild is one of Canada’s oldest Artist Cooperatives. A loc...

Riverguild is one of Can...

Perth Brewery

Perth Brewery is a family run microbrewery that takes pride in creatin...

Perth Brewery is a famil...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

On tap in select restaurants across Ontario, 4 Degrees Brewing Company...

On tap in select restaur...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

At Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery, visitors are guaranteed a deliciou...

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Top Shelf Distillers

Located in an area rich in the production of liquor and punctuated by ...

Located in an area rich ...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

A host to events each year that attract the region’s golf profes...

A host to events each ye...

Frost Fest

Seeley’s Bay Frost Fest is a fun way to celebrate the magic of w...

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

MUSIC Westport

From funk to pop, soul to rock, we’ve got a line up that’s...

From funk to pop, soul t...

Gingerbread Man

Since opening in 2001, the Gingerbread Man has become a community trea...

Since opening in 2001, t...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

Parliament Hill is one of Canada’s most iconic sites and a must-...

Parliament Hill is one o...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

A unique winter festival featuring snow and ice sculpture competitions...

A unique winter festival...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

Established in 1985, Gray Art Glassblowing Studio creates beautiful, o...

Established in 1985, Gra...

Wolfe Island

Wolfe Island is the largest of the Thousand Islands, and can be access...

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Kiwi Gardens

Kiwi Gardens is more than your average nursery! Take a break from your...

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, please click here....

To learn more about upco...

Hiking the Rideau

Trails With many all-season parks and conservation areas, the Rideau C...

Trails With many all-sea...

Parkside Spa

Ready to escape the everyday and drop your stress at the door? Welcome...

Ready to escape the ever...

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