Area Attractions

We are your hotel in downtown Ottawa close to all the leading attractions of Canada’s national capital. Below is a list of Things to Do in Ottawa that we highly recommend.  

Attractions within walking distance


General Tourist Attractions


Popular Ottawa Events


Things to do with Kids in Ottawa

  • Canadian Museum of Nature – Learn all about animals, bugs, dinosaurs and much more!
  • Canadian Museum of History - Enhance your knowledge, understanding and appreciation of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect and have shaped Canada’s history and identity. This is where the Children’s Museum is located.
  • Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum - This is where you can see and learn about farm animals, bees and much more! 
  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum - Learn all about space and see a large variety of planes. Also features an excellent array of kids programming.
  • The Canadian War Museum - Canada’s national museum of military history and one of the world’s most respected museums for the study and understanding of armed conflict. Features activities and exhibits for the kids.
  • Cosmic Adventures - This is Ottawa's largest indoor playground for kids up to 12 years old.
  • Papanack Zoo - This is the largest zoo in the Ottawa area and they feature zoo camps for the kids.
  • Little Ray's Reptile Zoo - This is the best reptile zoo in the Ottawa area and they specialize in summer camps and children’s birthday parties.
  • Fun Haven - Ottawa's best entertainment centre and party destination for family activities and birthday parties.
  • Saunders Farm - The farm features barns, mazes, a hayride, a march and a theatre.
  • Monkey Around – This play & learn centre features a state-of-the-art play structure, a roller rink, an inflatable obstacle course, and redemption games.
  • Splash Wave Pool - This is the closest wave pool to downtown Ottawa and features 1 meter high waves in the wave pool, a kiddie pool with spray fountains, a whirlpool, a brand new 25m lap pool and a new 32m waterslide!
  • Calypso Theme Waterpark - Calypso is Canada’s biggest theme waterpark just located 40 minutes from downtown Ottawa.
  • Pirates Adventures - This is an interactive pirate-theatre cruise set in a real pirate ship at Mooney’s Bay just 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa Costumes, Face paint, treasure maps, sword fights, water cannons, and sunken treasure await!!!


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