Ottawa

One of the mottos in the Weekendtrips office is to always keep your options open when it comes to planning weekend activities and in that regard, voluntarily spending the night in an Ottawa jail cell is the perfect choice if…

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If you don’t know where to take your kids this weekend and live in the Ottawa area, the Midway Family Fun Park (2477 Kaladar Ave., Ottawa ON) is basically calling your name. Originally constructed as an arcade in 1979, the…

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While Saint Sauveur is located about two and a half hours from Ottawa, it makes for a great weekend drive from Ontario’s capital. The small town is located inside of the stunning hills and views of the Laurentias Mountains and…

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There’s nothing like a good glass of wine and Ottawa has some of the best wineries in the country. Whether you know your Merlot from your Pinot, these Ottawa wineries provide a great weekend getaway while also offering you the…

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If you’d like to get your adrenaline fix and are feeling lucky, Ottawa’s Rideau Carleton Raceway is a great Ottawa weekend getaway. The track (4837 Albion Rd., Ottawa ON) features year-round standard-bred harness horse racing at their 5/8th mile track….

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One of Ottawa’s best-kept secrets is Upper Canada Cranberries, the only commercial cranberry grower in Eastern Ontario. The operation (2283 Stagecoach Road, Ottawa ON) is run by Lyle Slater, whose farm is located only 12 minutes away from the Ottawa…

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