Plan your summer getaway to Ottawa
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Top 10 things to do in Ottawa
Whether you've never been to Ottawa before or you're a frequent visitor to Canada's capital, there are a few things you shouldn't miss. As a culture vulture, outdoor enthusiast or foodie fan, you'll have a great time checking off this to-do list during your visit.
Sounds of summer
From June through September, you can't visit Ottawa without encountering a music-related festival. Between the multi-genre Bluesfest, the International TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, the funky CityFolk, and the numerous free community festivals with Canadian performers, you'll find your groove in Canada's capital.
The national and local museums in Ottawa are always buzzing with interactive special exhibits. This summer, you can explore the mystery of the Franklin Expedition, the many facets of armour, the future of space exploration, impressive LEGO artwork, and much more. Museums have never been so fun for the whole family!