Not packed in a bus. Not herded with a group. Self guided walk is the SAFEST way to sightsee while observing SOCIAL DISTANCING!
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).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

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
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.rudderless.ca/things-to-do-in-ottawa-in-48-hours/
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