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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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Shopping in Ottawa

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

From large Ottawa malls ...

Merrickville Canalfest

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

Merrickville Canalfest i...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Frost Fest

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

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

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€&#...

Smith’s Shoes

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

Smith’s Shoes is y...

Gingerbread Man

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

Since opening in 2001, t...

MUSIC Westport

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

From funk to pop, soul t...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

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

Fall River Fashion is br...

RiverGuild

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

Riverguild is one of Can...

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 ...

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...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

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

A unique winter festival...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

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...

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...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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...

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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Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

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

Established in 1985, Gra...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

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

Fall River Fashion is br...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Gingerbread Man

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

Since opening in 2001, t...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

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

A host to events each ye...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

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

A unique winter festival...

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...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Merrickville Canalfest

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

Merrickville Canalfest i...

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 ...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

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 ...

Parkside Spa

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

Ready to escape the ever...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Frost Fest

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

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Shopping in Ottawa

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

From large Ottawa malls ...

Smith’s Shoes

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

Smith’s Shoes is y...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

MUSIC Westport

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

From funk to pop, soul t...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

RiverGuild

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

Riverguild is one of Can...

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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Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

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

A unique winter festival...

Frost Fest

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

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

RiverGuild

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

Riverguild is one of Can...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

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

Established in 1985, Gra...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

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

Fall River Fashion is br...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Parkside Spa

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

Ready to escape the ever...

Gingerbread Man

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

Since opening in 2001, t...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

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 ...

Shopping in Ottawa

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

From large Ottawa malls ...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

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

A host to events each ye...

Kingston Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Kingston, 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...

Smith’s Shoes

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

Smith’s Shoes is y...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Merrickville Canalfest

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

Merrickville Canalfest i...

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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Shopping in Ottawa

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

From large Ottawa malls ...

Merrickville Canalfest

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

Merrickville Canalfest i...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Frost Fest

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

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

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...

RiverGuild

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

Riverguild is one of Can...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

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

A unique winter festival...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

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...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

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

Established in 1985, Gra...

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...

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 ...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

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

Fall River Fashion is br...

MUSIC Westport

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

From funk to pop, soul t...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

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 ...

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 ...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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€&#...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

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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Ottawa Events Calendar

To learn more about upcoming events in Ottawa, 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...

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...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Parkside Spa

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

Ready to escape the ever...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Merrickville Canalfest

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

Merrickville Canalfest i...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

MUSIC Westport

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

From funk to pop, soul t...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

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...

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...

RiverGuild

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

Riverguild is one of Can...

Shopping in Ottawa

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

From large Ottawa malls ...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

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...

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 ...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

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...

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