Things To Do In Ottawa In 48 Hours

Things To Do In Ottawa In 48 Hours, Ottawa, Canada (B)

Can you believe I was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and never visited my countries capital Ottawa? I know, it’s shameful but all that is about to change. This year New Year’s day falls on a long weekend which means Ottawa in 48 hours!

Ottawa is definitely one of the best places to stay or spend a getaway. Like Toronto and most big Canadian cities, the lifestyle can be expensive. O-Town as its passionately nick-named is no different. Plus, there are no breaks from our national airline Air Canada either. It’s ridiculously costly to fly within Canada.

Although I love taking trains we opted to drive so would have a car to get around in when we arrive. Now, I’m not a huge fan of driving long distances but since it’s only about four hours from Toronto, I sucked it up and hit the road…

A great place to start your 48 Hours in Ottawa is Notre Dame. The Norte-Dame Cathedral Basilica is a beautiful Roman Catholic minor basilica that was once the home to the small wooden St. Jacques Church built in 1832. It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1990. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things To Do In Ottawa In 48 Hours
Guide Location: Canada » Ottawa
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Christopher Rudder
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica
  • National Gallery of Canada
  • Byward Market
  • Parliament of Canada
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Grand Hotel
  • Landsdowne Park
  • Horticulture Building