Fall Vacations in Canada's Capital
Get ready to fall in love this season in Ottawa.
As the leaves change to colours of golden reds, radiant yellows and vibrant oranges, Ottawa presents fabulous opportunities to experience the beauty of autumn. Check out the calendar of fall festivals in Canada's Capital Region, or indulge in gourmet cuisine featuring local fall harvest.
For a true taste of Ottawa this fall, look for the "Savour Ottawa" logo when you dine out. When you see "Savour Ottawa," you're guaranteed the restaurant uses only local agricultural products.
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Saunders Farm is your destination for some spooky Halloween fun. Located in the old township of Goultron, plan a day at the 100-acre farm and get lost in the world's largest selection of hedge mazes.
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Fall Festivals & Events
Surround yourself in radiant fall colours during Fall Rhapsody. Feed your passion for gourmet food at the Ottawa Wine and Food Festival or get lost in the animated world of the Ottawa Animation Festival.
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Join Ottawa's most popular walking tours for a ghostly adventure. Explore the city's haunted past and listen to ghostly tales as you are guided through the quiet dark streets of Ottawa.
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Ottawa Wine And Food Festival
Sample the latest trends in food, witness the signature wine challenge, and the pouring of more than 1,400 wines and spirits. It's easy to see how this highly anticipated event has captivated almost 25,000 Ottawa residents and visitors. Join them!
Champlain Lookout And Gatineau Park
When the colours of fall paint such a magical canvas, why not find the best place to take it all in? Enjoy the most popular view in Gatineau Park, a bird's-eye view over the Ottawa Valley and a 1.2-kilometre walking trail. All just 15 minutes from Parliament Hill.
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