Ottawa For Couples
Explore the romance and beauty of Canada's Capital…together.
With such a beautiful city at your fingertips, it's hard not to have a romantic moment. The Rideau Canal makes the perfect backdrop for a nice picnic or a stroll, and there are endless sports, activities and adventure to share together. Explore markets, museums and galleries, then settle in for a delectable meal and, if you're lucky, one of Ottawa's fantastic festivals or events. All located within a short walk or drive from downtown Ottawa, and your Albert at Bay Hotel.
The world's largest skating rink in winter, beautiful waterway in spring, summer and fall….and the perfect backdrop for a romantic day for two. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 202-kilometre (126-mile) canal is lined with parks and trails, perfect for picnics, bike rides or a nice stroll.
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Sports & Recreation
The couple that plays together, stays together! Ottawa's beautiful scenic pathways, world-class golf, renowned white water rafting and kayaking, and the magnificent Ottawa River, provide plenty of opportunities for your adventures together.
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Museums & Art Galleries
Ottawa museums and galleries invite you to experience the best of Canada all in one place. See a stunning exhibition of the country's art collection or a tribute to Canadian military history.
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Nestled in Ottawa's oldest commercial and residential neighbourhoods is the ultimate destination for finding a variety of farmers' markets, shops, galleries, cafés and clubs.
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Ottawa's downtown dining scene is diverse, vibrant and delicious. French, contemporary, Asian-fusion, seafood, innovative, seasonal, and fresh. You'll find it all, so all you have to do is decide—what's your palate in the mood for?
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Festivals & Events
From cool winter months to hot summer days, Canada's Capital is in a constant state of celebration. No matter when you visit, there's always an opportunity to catch a heart-pumping music festival, a mouth-watering epicurean event or a literary celebration.
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