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Family Weekend Getaways in Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada's capital, nestles between the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal in one of the most picturesque urban parts of Canada. The bi-lingual city offers a wealth of different exploration sites and attractions. From beautiful natural landscapes to cultural pursuits, the perfect weekend getaway in Ottawa could be just what you need.

Weekend Getaways in Ottawa: Top Accommodation

House New Barrhaven
Mar 2 - Mar 9
$505 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Vacation Home in New Barrhaven with Yard

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
New Barrhaven, Nepean, Ottawa
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Villa Morgan's Grant
Jun 1 - Jun 8
$503 per night
Villa ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Villa in Morgan\'s Grant

Morgan's Grant, Kanata, Ottawa
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House Greenbelt
Mar 2 - Mar 9
$243 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Charming House in Greenbelt

Greenbelt, Ottawa, Canada
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Top 5 Things to See: 48hrs in Ottawa

Top 5 Things to See: 48hrs in Ottawa

Ottawa's perfect blend of a relaxed urban vibe, outdoor spaces, and vibrant culture makes it the ideal weekend getaway destination.

  • 1. Parliament Hill

    Take a guided tour through the iconic landmark of Ottawa, the Parliament. The Victorian sandstone splendor of the government buildings dominates the downtown skyline overlooking the Ottawa River. Admire the antique architecture and Gothic revival of the parliament built between 1859 and 1927, complete with spires, pointed arches, stained glass windows, and carved stone. Explore the sprawling Peace Tower located at the center of the Parliament buildings distinct with ornate stone carvings and clock face.

  • 2. National War Memorial

    Explore the impressive 70 feet arch War Memorial constructed in 1939 in commemoration of all Canadian nationals killed during the First World War. The Tomb rests at the foot of a striking bronze sculpture with the years of conflict when Canadian soldiers went to war inscribed around the base of the rose-grey granite arch. The Memorial represents the epicenter of Ottawa's Confederation square, which is a quiet and humbling place to visit on your weekend getaway in Ottawa.

  • 3. Notre Dame Basilica

    Opposite the National Gallery is the Notre Dame Catholic Basilica consecrated in 1846. The cathedral is the oldest and largest church in Ottawa and currently functions as a dual-language place of worship with masses conducted both in English and in French. The modest structure boasts a brightly colored interior featuring mahogany carvings, gothic iconographies, and stained glasses. Walk through the 17 windows picturing the scenes from the life of Christ and the Virgin Mary.

  • 4. Rideau Canal

    Wander through the 124-mile long canal (or, maybe not all of it), flowing through the heart of downtown Ottawa, constructed as an alternative military route to connect Ottawa and Ontario during the war of 1812. In warmer months, stroll or cycle along the scenic banks of the canal or canoe down the canal with undistracted views of the city. In winter, the frozen waterway creates the world's largest skating rink, offering you a unique skating experience through downtown Ottawa.

  • 5. ByWard Market

    Explore the history ByWard market hosting the oldest and largest farmers' markets in Canada. The market has retained its unique traditional feel thanks to the restaurants and electric boutiques sprawling through the series of interconnected streets. Look for the charming cobblestone courtyards tucked behind the Sussex Dr. shops for restaurants serving tasty and unique local delicacies. In the night, the market adapts to the urban vibe of Ottawa as it transforms into the city's entertainment hub with clubs and bistros giving you the best of Canadian brews and music.

Best Places to Stay for Weekend Getaways in Ottawa

Aparthotel Downtown
Jan 3 - Jan 10
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$243
$119 per night
Aparthotel ∙ 8 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Aparthotel in Downtown, Close to Parliament Hill

4.7
Excellent (60 ratings)
Downtown, Ottawa, Canada
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Accommodation New Barrhaven
Jun 22 - Jun 29
$117 per night
Accommodation ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rental in New Barrhaven

4.1
Very good (81 ratings)
New Barrhaven, Nepean, Ottawa
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Apartment Queenswood Heights
May 18 - May 25
$188 per night
Apartment ∙ 9 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Apartment in Queenswood Heights

Queenswood Heights, Cumberland, Ottawa
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Information about Weekend Getaways in Ottawa

😎 Least busy month March
🥳 Busiest month January
🛏️ Popular home types Bed and breakfast rental and Apartment rental
🌡️ Hottest months July and August
❄️ Coldest months January and February

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do vacation rental cost per night for Weekend Getaways in Ottawa?

On average, vacation rental prices in Ottawa are between $47 to $272 per night.

What are the most popular accommodations for Weekend Getaways in Ottawa?

Many families choose Bed and breakfast rental or Apartment rental to book as a vacation rental for their Weekend Getaways in Ottawa.

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