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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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4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

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...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

RiverGuild

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

Riverguild is one of Can...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Parkside Spa

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

Ready to escape the ever...

Shopping in Ottawa

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

From large Ottawa malls ...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

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

Fall River Fashion is br...

Smith’s Shoes

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

Smith’s Shoes is y...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

MUSIC Westport

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

From funk to pop, soul t...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

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

A host to events each ye...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

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

Established in 1985, Gra...

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€&#...

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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Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

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

A unique winter festival...

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...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

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 ...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

Gingerbread Man

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

Since opening in 2001, t...

Merrickville Canalfest

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

Merrickville Canalfest i...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

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

Established in 1985, Gra...

Parkside Spa

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

Ready to escape the ever...

RiverGuild

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

Riverguild is one of Can...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

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...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Frost Fest

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

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

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

Fall River Fashion is br...

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...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

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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Gingerbread Man

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

Since opening in 2001, t...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

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...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

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...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

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

A unique winter festival...

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...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

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...

MUSIC Westport

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

From funk to pop, soul 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...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

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 ...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

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

A host to events each ye...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

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

Established in 1985, Gra...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

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...

Canadian Tulip Festival

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

This annual world-famous...

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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Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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...

Fall River Co. & Fall River Fashion

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

Fall River Fashion is br...

Shopping in Ottawa

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

From large Ottawa malls ...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

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...

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...

Gingerbread Man

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

Since opening in 2001, t...

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...

Brass Point Farm

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

Brass Point Farm makes e...

Wolfe Island

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

Wolfe Island is the larg...

RiverGuild

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

Riverguild is one of Can...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Smith’s Shoes

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

Smith’s Shoes is y...

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€&#...

Parkside Spa

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

Ready to escape the ever...

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...

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 ...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Winterlude, the Capital’s winter celebration

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

A unique winter festival...

Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club

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

A host to events each ye...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

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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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...

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 ...

Festival of the Maples

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

Come to the Festival of ...

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...

Frost Fest

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

Seeley’s Bay Frost...

Hiking the Rideau

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

Trails With many all-sea...

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...

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...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

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...

Beach Day in Smiths Falls

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

Who doesnâ€&#...

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...

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 ...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Shopping in Ottawa

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

From large Ottawa malls ...

Gray Art Glassblowing Studio

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

Established in 1985, Gra...

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...

Smith’s Shoes

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

Smith’s Shoes is y...

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...

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