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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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Kingston Penitentiary

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

A tour through the Kings...

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 ...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

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

Canada’s Capital i...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

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

Rod and reel will be wel...

Murney Tower

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

Built in 1846, Murney To...

Stories from the Settlements

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

Learn about heritage Per...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Perth Museum

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

Travel back in time to 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...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

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

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

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

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

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 Halloween Perth Ghost Walk

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

With 200 years of histor...

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

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

When cruising with Kings...

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...

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 ...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

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

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

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 Museum

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

Travel back in time to t...

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...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

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

Sometimes, the best way ...

Kingston Penitentiary

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

A tour through the Kings...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

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 ...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

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...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Heritage House Museum

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

Sitting on the former di...

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...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

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

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

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...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

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

Rod and reel will be wel...

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 ...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Murney Tower

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

Built in 1846, Murney To...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

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

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

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

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

Stories from the Settlements

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

Learn about heritage Per...

Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

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

Canada’s Capital i...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

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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Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

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...

Heritage House Museum

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

Sitting on the former di...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Kingston Penitentiary

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

A tour through the Kings...

Murney Tower

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

Built in 1846, Murney To...

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

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

When cruising with Kings...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

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

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery

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

At Scheuermann Vineyard ...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

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

Sometimes, the best way ...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

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...

Fort Henry National Historic Site

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

Experience 19th century ...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

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...

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...

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 Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

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

Canada’s Capital i...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

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

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

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

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

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...

Stories from the Settlements

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

Learn about heritage Per...

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 ...

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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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 ...

Kingston Penitentiary

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

A tour through the Kings...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

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 ...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

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

Rod and reel will be wel...

Stories from the Settlements

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

Learn about heritage Per...

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...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

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

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

To learn more about upco...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

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

Sometimes, the best way ...

Murney Tower

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

Built in 1846, Murney To...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

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

Canada’s Capital i...

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 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...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

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

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

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 ...

Top Shelf Distillers

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

Located in an area rich ...

Murphys Point Provincial Park

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

Murphys Point Provincial...

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...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

Motorcycling

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

Rideau Canal Route If yo...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

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

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

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...

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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Rideau Canal Family-Friendly Bike Trail

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

Canada’s Capital i...

Rideau Roundtable Voyageur Canoe Tours

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

Smiths Falls by Rabaska ...

Sightseeing Cycle Route

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

Ottawa is a beautiful ci...

Perth Museum

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

Travel back in time to t...

Kingston Penitentiary

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

A tour through the Kings...

Kingston Events Calendar

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

Mountain Orchards

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

In addition to apple pic...

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 ...

4 Degrees Brewing Company

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

On tap in select restaur...

Perth Brewery

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

Perth Brewery is a famil...

Perth Self-Guided Walking Tours

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

Sometimes, the best way ...

Peter Larmand Fishing Tours

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

Rod and reel will be wel...

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 ...

Rideau Tours

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

Boating Tours Cruising o...

Kiwi Gardens

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

Kiwi Gardens is more tha...

Ottawa’s Vibrant Neighbourhoods

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

Ottawa is a compact city...

Murney Tower

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

Built in 1846, Murney To...

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...

Cycling the Rideau

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

If your passion is peddl...

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...

Stories from the Settlements

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

Learn about heritage Per...

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises

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

When cruising with Kings...

Millers Farm and Market

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

Family owned and operate...

Miller’s Bay Farm

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

Miller’s Bay Farm ...

Parliament Hill Free Tours and Programming

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

Parliament Hill is one o...

Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

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

Housed in the 1912 Canad...

Ottawa Events Calendar

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

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...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre

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

Located on the historic ...

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