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Inside Background
Ottawa is blessed with a wide range of cultural venues to offer its visitors...
Last edited: 26 February 2014
Generally speaking, Ottawa is a safe city to visit but as with any city, crime...
Last edited: 28 March 2015
Before the European settlers came, the Ottawa region was home to the Algonquin...
Last edited: 24 June 2006
The historic center of Ottawa, which includes the former Bytown, is located...
Last edited: 20 January 2007
Planning a Trip to Canada’s Capital?  If you want to find an abundance of...
Last edited: 11 December 2008
Ottawa, located far from either North American coast, is a continental city of...
Last edited: 22 June 2006
Touted as the city by which all capitals should be measured, Ottawa is a...
Last edited: 06 December 2005
A Trip Report is a short summary (or a long one) that relates the TripAdvisor's...
Last edited: 21 June 2011
Inside Transportation
Planes, trains and automobiles!  Most visitors from outside of Eastern...
Last edited: 05 February 2010
Do I need a car? In short, no, you really don't need a car to explore the main...
Last edited: 10 March 2009
In Ottawa, public transportation is available through OC Transpo, and unless...
Last edited: 25 May 2014
Taxis Taxi service is plentiful in Ottawa, with numerous taxis often found...
Last edited: 02 June 2010
There are several local in the Ottawa - National Capital Region that run...
Last edited: 14 May 2009
The Ottawa International Airport (airport code YOW) is a very small one, but...
Last edited: 07 January 2009
Inside Things to Do
There are many smaller towns near Ottawa within an hour's journey that make for...
Last edited: 27 October 2008
Ottawa is a city of festivals!  In fact, there are more than 100 festivals...
Last edited: 26 February 2014
Ottawa is considered a wonderful, family oriented city.  The variety of parks...
Last edited: 02 September 2006
When it comes to museums, there is no shortage in Ottawa.  Some of the more...
Last edited: 20 August 2006
In a city as large and cosmopolitan as Ottawa, there’s never a shortage of...
Last edited: 17 October 2007
The first place to go to for arts performances in Ottawa is the National Arts...
Last edited: 29 October 2008
For a great shopping experience, start out at the Bank Street Promenade , which...
Last edited: 05 May 2015
If you want to take a break from sightseeing, there are over 170 kilometers...
Last edited: 07 August 2014
 Confederation Park   Website From the website:  Confederation Park in Ottawa...
Last edited: 07 July 2014
Visit one of the most unique tourist attractions in Canada ! Imagine if you...
Last edited: 12 August 2014
The Fletcher Wildlife Garden is located adjacent to the Arboretum and is...
Last edited: 24 October 2013
Gatineau Park is a 15 minute drive from downtown Ottawa and is not to be...
Last edited: 15 September 2008
 "Making Necrophiliac" is a musical theatre production in Ottawa, Ontario. The...
Last edited: 17 September 2008
Fabulous recent building just over the river from Ottawa in Gatineau (10 minute...
Last edited: 19 March 2009
Once summer is in the air, the sightseeing buses show up back on the streets...
Last edited: 21 June 2009
The Superdome at Ben Franklin Park is one of Ottawa’s multi-sport facilities...
Last edited: 17 January 2012
TD Place Stadium is the new sports complex in Ottawa constructed at Lansdowne...
Last edited: 08 August 2014
Le Salon: Celebrating 35 Years of the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art- 2...
Last edited: 08 August 2008
Canadians might not automatically think of rafting when they visit the national...
Last edited: 27 May 2011
If you love trees, Ottawa's Arboretum is a lovely place to visit in any season...
Last edited: 24 October 2013
Along with the Rideau Centre, the Byward area and the Sparks Street Mall, this...
Last edited: 19 March 2009
This small park is located on an island in the Ottawa River that can be...
Last edited: 17 March 2009
The Bytown Museum is a very small museum in Ottawa. Altough it is small, it...
Last edited: 26 June 2010
Arena located in the edge suburb of Kanata is home to the Ottawa Senators...
Last edited: 17 March 2009
Square/Park near Parliament Hill hosts part of the annual Winterlude as well as...
Last edited: 17 March 2009
Two alternate routes that may get you into the Ernst & Young Center Parking...
Last edited: 10 April 2013
If you are looking for a place to work out while visiting Ottawa, GoodLife...
Last edited: 22 July 2009
Both John A. MacDonald and Wilfrid Laurier resided here.
Last edited: 17 March 2009
MosAika - “ Canada through the eyes of its people” Is the latest version...
Last edited: 21 October 2013
Located at the intersection of Wellington St. and Elgin St. just a few steps...
Last edited: 06 August 2014
Odyssey Theatre  For an enjoyable outdoor theater experience head to Strathcona...
Last edited: 29 July 2013
    A winter wonderland, The Rideau Canal.  This photo was taken at the end...
Last edited: 23 May 2011
Tall tower located in the front middle of the Center Block building of the...
Last edited: 17 March 2009
Historic estate /farm built by an early settler in the area.
Last edited: 17 March 2009
The "Little Italy" section of Ottawa.
Last edited: 17 March 2009
Combines a trotting track, slot casino, and restaurants.  The casino contains...
Last edited: 17 March 2009
Visiting the RCMP stables was possibly the most memorable visit of all the...
Last edited: 30 July 2010
The home of the world renowned RCMP Musical Ride is located just a short drive...
Last edited: 28 December 2009
Outdoor pedestrian mall along about five blocks of Sparks Street, which runs...
Last edited: 29 October 2014
This upscale neighborhood lies in an area directly south of downtown Ottawa and...
Last edited: 08 January 2011
Located just 1 hour west of the city of Ottawa lies the Rocher-Fendu rapid...
Last edited: 15 February 2010
Inside Dining Scene
For a long time, Ottawa was a foodie wasteland.  The familiar answer to that...
Last edited: 28 August 2008
If you want to save some money in Ottawa here are a few useful tips.  If you're...
Last edited: 03 September 2009
For an overview of the city... Merlot, located on the top floor of the Marriot...
Last edited: 09 July 2006
In Ottawa, the Byward Market and people-watching are synonymous, thanks to the...
Last edited: 19 June 2008
Feeling like a speak-easy, only from the Soviet Union, Avant-Garde is a small...
Last edited: 15 February 2009
Inside Canada: For Foreign Visitors
Coins/Notes  Canada has both paper money and coins.  There are currently five...
Last edited: 24 March 2015
US citizens can no longer cross the border, back into the US, from Canada...
Last edited: 22 April 2015
 In case of all fire, police or medical emergencies, call 911 to contact help...
Last edited: 13 May 2014
French and English are the official languages of Canada and are the languages...
Last edited: 17 January 2015
Telephones in Canada work exactly like telephones in the USA, and similarly to...
Last edited: 13 May 2014
Tipping In restaurants Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian...
Last edited: 14 May 2014
Canada is a country of immigrants. With the exception of the Aboriginal...
Last edited: 08 June 2014
To international visitors, determining the actual cost of things can be a...
Last edited: 14 August 2014
Thinking about traveling to Canada? You'd better reconsider if you have been...
Last edited: 20 September 2014
Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets (sockets, wall plugs) are the...
Last edited: 17 May 2015
In Canada the price of gasoline (petrol) is expressed in Canadian dollars per...
Last edited: 08 November 2014
Canada officially uses the metric system of measurement.  Online Conversion...
Last edited: 24 August 2014
Canada Cellular Phones (Mobile Telephones) Mobile phone service, or cellular...
Last edited: 22 May 2015
A car is often the only way to reach the picturesque landscapes for which...
Last edited: 06 February 2015
Canada's Statutory Holidays  While there are a number of holidays in Canada...
Last edited: 01 January 2015
Goods and Services Tax (GST) This federal tax of 5% is added to almost every...
Last edited: 17 May 2015
The new Government of Canada website  http://www.canada... This is a project...
Last edited: 12 January 2014
Here are a few links to some travel and tourist mobile apps for use with...
Last edited: 12 January 2014
Here are links to some travel magazines you can download to your smartphone or...
Last edited: 17 May 2015
Canada is a huge country.  It is; approximately 9,984,670 sq. km / 3,855,103 sq...
Last edited: 13 May 2014