Traveling is all about feeling inspired, discovering new things and creating meaningful memories. And all of that starts with familiarizing yourself with your destination! Are you ready to discover a couple of facts about Ottawa?
Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is 100 miles (161 kilometers) west from the noteworthy city, Montreal.
Visitors to this area of Ottawa - Southeastern Ontario will be rubbing shoulders with around 800,000 residents.
Looking for the perfect base from which to discover Ottawa's most inspiring sights? You're certainly not short of options. Canada's impressive capital has 130 properties to choose from.
It's not every day you take off on vacation, so why not indulge in a bit of luxury? The Hilton Lac-Leamy (3 Boul Du Casino) and the Fairmont Chateau Laurier (1 Rideau St) are a few of the top upmarket properties available here. If you'd prefer to spend your budget on exhilarating Ottawa activities, make a reservation at the Days Inn by Wyndham Ottawa Airport (366 Hunt Club Rd) or the Comfort Inn Gatineau (630 boul. la Gappe).
If you're thinking of visiting Parliament Hill, you may like to stay within close proximity. The Westin Ottawa and the Residence Inn by Marriott Ottawa Downtown are just a short distance away, so you can be sure you won't miss out on any action!
Spending some time in Ottawa and on the hunt for a couple of new places to pose for your selfies? Why not head over to Parliament Hill and the National Gallery of Canada? These renowned attractions provide extraordinary backdrops!
So many things to do and so little time. If you're keen to experience what the city has to offer, add Rideau Canal and the Canadian War Museum to your travel program. If you get the chance, visit the University of Ottawa and the Canadian Museum of History too.
If these walls could talk! Just imagine the countless power grabs and impassioned arguments that have gone on at Supreme Court of Canada. Take a tour and get an up-close-and-personal look at this historic building. Like some more ideas? When was it established and what events has it seen? Strive to find the answers to these questions when you drop by Royal Canadian Mint, a building of historic importance. And that's not all there is. Shopaholics rejoice — you'll be able to treat yourself to some impulse buying at Rideau Centre. Ready to work that bank card and shop up a storm?
Put your seat in the upright position and get ready to say hello to Ottawa! Once you land at Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW), the main streets will be just 7 miles (11 kilometers) north of here.
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