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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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Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

Bellevue House National Historic Site

Step back in time to explore the one-time home of Canada’s first...

Step back in time to exp...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

Housed in the 1912 Canadian Northern Railway Station, the Railway Muse...

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

Kingston Penitentiary

A tour through the Kingston Penitentiary will provide a rare glimpse i...

A tour through the Kings...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

The Halloween Perth Ghost Walk

With 200 years of history, it would be a shame to forget about the peo...

With 200 years of histor...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

Sometimes, the best way to experience a town is through a guided tour....

Sometimes, the best way ...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Stories from the Settlements

Learn about heritage Perth, it’s buildings, history and stories ...

Learn about heritage Per...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

Canada’s Capital is a cycling enthusiast’s dream destinati...

Canada’s Capital i...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

Smiths Falls by Rabaska Canoe: A Rabaska Canoe is any large canoe that...

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

Murney Tower

Built in 1846, Murney Tower National Historic Site is part of the defe...

Built in 1846, Murney To...

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...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Perth Museum

Travel back in time to the 1840s at the award-winning Perth Museum! Si...

Travel back in time to t...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

Rod and reel will be welcome additions for a visit to Smiths Falls. Vi...

Rod and reel will be wel...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

Ottawa is a beautiful city that successfully blends urban vitality wit...

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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 ...

The Haunted Walk of Kingston

Send a chill down your spine during a haunted walk of Kingston! On the...

Send a chill down your s...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

When cruising with Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, you can expect a ble...

When cruising with Kings...

Heritage House Museum

Sitting on the former dignified country estate of the Gleeson family, ...

Sitting on the former di...

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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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...

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 ...

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 ...

Bellevue House National Historic Site

Step back in time to explore the one-time home of Canada’s first...

Step back in time to exp...

Kingston Penitentiary

A tour through the Kingston Penitentiary will provide a rare glimpse i...

A tour through the Kings...

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

When cruising with Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, you can expect a ble...

When cruising with Kings...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

Canada’s Capital is a cycling enthusiast’s dream destinati...

Canada’s Capital i...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

Rod and reel will be welcome additions for a visit to Smiths Falls. Vi...

Rod and reel will be wel...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Heritage House Museum

Sitting on the former dignified country estate of the Gleeson family, ...

Sitting on the former di...

The Haunted Walk of Kingston

Send a chill down your spine during a haunted walk of Kingston! On the...

Send a chill down your s...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

Ottawa is a beautiful city that successfully blends urban vitality wit...

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

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 ...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

Smiths Falls by Rabaska Canoe: A Rabaska Canoe is any large canoe that...

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

Perth Museum

Travel back in time to the 1840s at the award-winning Perth Museum! Si...

Travel back in time to t...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Murney Tower

Built in 1846, Murney Tower National Historic Site is part of the defe...

Built in 1846, Murney To...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Stories from the Settlements

Learn about heritage Perth, it’s buildings, history and stories ...

Learn about heritage Per...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

Housed in the 1912 Canadian Northern Railway Station, the Railway Muse...

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

The Halloween Perth Ghost Walk

With 200 years of history, it would be a shame to forget about the peo...

With 200 years of histor...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

Sometimes, the best way to experience a town is through a guided tour....

Sometimes, the best way ...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

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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Stories from the Settlements

Learn about heritage Perth, it’s buildings, history and stories ...

Learn about heritage Per...

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 ...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

Rod and reel will be welcome additions for a visit to Smiths Falls. Vi...

Rod and reel will be wel...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

The Halloween Perth Ghost Walk

With 200 years of history, it would be a shame to forget about the peo...

With 200 years of histor...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

Smiths Falls by Rabaska Canoe: A Rabaska Canoe is any large canoe that...

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

Canada’s Capital is a cycling enthusiast’s dream destinati...

Canada’s Capital i...

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...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

Ottawa is a beautiful city that successfully blends urban vitality wit...

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Bellevue House National Historic Site

Step back in time to explore the one-time home of Canada’s first...

Step back in time to exp...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

Housed in the 1912 Canadian Northern Railway Station, the Railway Muse...

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

Sometimes, the best way to experience a town is through a guided tour....

Sometimes, the best way ...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Murney Tower

Built in 1846, Murney Tower National Historic Site is part of the defe...

Built in 1846, Murney To...

Kingston Penitentiary

A tour through the Kingston Penitentiary will provide a rare glimpse i...

A tour through the Kings...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

The Haunted Walk of Kingston

Send a chill down your spine during a haunted walk of Kingston! On the...

Send a chill down your s...

Heritage House Museum

Sitting on the former dignified country estate of the Gleeson family, ...

Sitting on the former di...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

When cruising with Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, you can expect a ble...

When cruising with Kings...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Perth Museum

Travel back in time to the 1840s at the award-winning Perth Museum! Si...

Travel back in time to t...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

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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Murney Tower

Built in 1846, Murney Tower National Historic Site is part of the defe...

Built in 1846, Murney To...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

Housed in the 1912 Canadian Northern Railway Station, the Railway Muse...

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Kingston Penitentiary

A tour through the Kingston Penitentiary will provide a rare glimpse i...

A tour through the Kings...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

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 ...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

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...

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...

Perth Museum

Travel back in time to the 1840s at the award-winning Perth Museum! Si...

Travel back in time to t...

The Haunted Walk of Kingston

Send a chill down your spine during a haunted walk of Kingston! On the...

Send a chill down your s...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

When cruising with Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, you can expect a ble...

When cruising with Kings...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

Ottawa is a beautiful city that successfully blends urban vitality wit...

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

Canada’s Capital is a cycling enthusiast’s dream destinati...

Canada’s Capital i...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

Sometimes, the best way to experience a town is through a guided tour....

Sometimes, the best way ...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

The Halloween Perth Ghost Walk

With 200 years of history, it would be a shame to forget about the peo...

With 200 years of histor...

Heritage House Museum

Sitting on the former dignified country estate of the Gleeson family, ...

Sitting on the former di...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

Smiths Falls by Rabaska Canoe: A Rabaska Canoe is any large canoe that...

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

Rod and reel will be welcome additions for a visit to Smiths Falls. Vi...

Rod and reel will be wel...

Bellevue House National Historic Site

Step back in time to explore the one-time home of Canada’s first...

Step back in time to exp...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Stories from the Settlements

Learn about heritage Perth, it’s buildings, history and stories ...

Learn about heritage Per...

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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Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Cycling the Rideau

If your passion is peddling, go the distance and peddle the Rideau Can...

If your passion is peddl...

Kingston Penitentiary

A tour through the Kingston Penitentiary will provide a rare glimpse i...

A tour through the Kings...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

Smiths Falls by Rabaska Canoe: A Rabaska Canoe is any large canoe that...

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Stories from the Settlements

Learn about heritage Perth, it’s buildings, history and stories ...

Learn about heritage Per...

Perth Museum

Travel back in time to the 1840s at the award-winning Perth Museum! Si...

Travel back in time to t...

The Halloween Perth Ghost Walk

With 200 years of history, it would be a shame to forget about the peo...

With 200 years of histor...

Murney Tower

Built in 1846, Murney Tower National Historic Site is part of the defe...

Built in 1846, Murney To...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

Heritage House Museum

Sitting on the former dignified country estate of the Gleeson family, ...

Sitting on the former di...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

Sometimes, the best way to experience a town is through a guided tour....

Sometimes, the best way ...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Mountain Orchards

In addition to apple picking, Mountain Orchards offers visitors a vari...

In addition to apple pic...

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

When cruising with Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, you can expect a ble...

When cruising with Kings...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

Ottawa is a beautiful city that successfully blends urban vitality wit...

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

Murphys Point Provincial Park sits on 1,239-hectares of land, and is h...

Murphys Point Provincial...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

Rod and reel will be welcome additions for a visit to Smiths Falls. Vi...

Rod and reel will be wel...

Rideau Tours

Boating Tours Cruising on the water is a lovely tradition along the Ri...

Boating Tours Cruising 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 ...

The Haunted Walk of Kingston

Send a chill down your spine during a haunted walk of Kingston! On the...

Send a chill down your s...

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 ...

Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

Canada’s Capital is a cycling enthusiast’s dream destinati...

Canada’s Capital i...

Motorcycling

Rideau Canal Route If you like twisty turns than you’ll love the...

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

Experience 19th century military life at Fort Henry! Built in 1832 to ...

Experience 19th century ...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

Housed in the 1912 Canadian Northern Railway Station, the Railway Muse...

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Bellevue House National Historic Site

Step back in time to explore the one-time home of Canada’s first...

Step back in time to exp...

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