Ottawa City Tour, Canada

About Ottawa:- Ottawa City is the capital of Canada and it is based on the banks of Ottawa river with neighbouring cities as Gatineau and Quebec. Its original borders are shared with the cities and has extended since its incorporation in 2001. The city name “Ottawa” was chosen by the river name Ottawa which shows the significance of river system in the country and the meaning of “Ottawa” is “to trade”. The Ottawa has the most educated population among Canadian cities which makes it the capital along with the political centre of Canada. The Ottawa has the highest standard of living with the nation and with low unemployment rate making it the best of the cities.

Ottawa City Culture:- The Culture which bounds Ottawa into one particular thought is not the wild ways but the sustenance way which includes harvesting, fishing, trade, travel and camps for more than 6500 years. It is all about the human civilization which has grown across the “Great River” or the “Grand River” which is known by the name of Ottawa. The region which is spread in and around Ottawa is known as National Capital Region along with the setting of many industries which made it one of the most sought after city in the country and that makes it a well populated city.

The city Ottawa since its incorporation made it one of the symbolic and political gesture with the capital being selected by the then Prime Minister John A. Macdonald and is known as the Queen’s Choice with all the good number of people enjoying the better living which is a part of Canadian mainstream lifestyle. The current culture is modern with less traditional value and with the building boom due to growth of high-tech industry set up during 1960’s and 1980’s and still being one of the Canada’s largest high tech industry it was nicknamed as Silicon Valley of North.

Tourism in Ottawa:- If the tourist factor is to be considered then it is one of the most visited city in the country and with its lush green surroundings and clean air along with the transportation which leads to better connectivity it makes the best of the ways to enjoy the culture and tradition followed by the people. The city with the museums along with the primitive buildings and modern architecture has made the country to understand about the people and their standards which they have set-up in life.

The summer as well as winters are great and with lakes, rivers along with forests people get into various acts such as kayaking and rafting. The particular thought about enjoying the events which are organized from time and again with culture from various parts of the world has helped the people to come together and give themselves a region to celebrate. Also, with the connectivity through the flights of Air Canada from all the major airports of the world makes it accessible easily for international tourists and thus the Canada’s capital Ottawa is a better city to get into whether on a permanent basis or to have a tourist week spot.

Tourists attractions:- Parliament Hill, Mosaika Parliament Hill Sound & Light Show, National War Museum, National Museum of History, Science and Technology Museum, Canada Aviation Museum, Cold War Museum.

Things to do:- Ice Hockey & Ice Skating in winter on Rideau Canal, Bicycles, Boating on Ottawa River, Walking, Film theater, Cultural Festivals Celebration.

Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -14.4 -12.5 -6.8 1.5 8.0 13.3 15.7 14.5 10.1 4.0 -1.5 -9.2
Average High (℃) -5.8 -3.1 2.4 11.4 19.0 24.1 26.6 20.5 12.8 5.5 4.2 -2.0

Accommodations:- Hilton Lac-Leamy, The Westin Ottawa, Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Novotel Ottawa, ARC THE HOTEL, The Metcalfe Hotel, Residence Inn, Lord Elgin Hotel, SMR Lisgar Ottawa Residence Hotel, The Westin Ottawa, Hotel Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Le Germain Hotel Ottawa, Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Swiss Hotel, The Century House Bed and Breakfast, King Edward Bed & Breakfast, The Stewart Bed And Breakfast, Australis Guest House, Avalon Bed & Breakfast, Auberge Des Arts, Auberge Un Pied A Terre, The Gilmour Inn, Downtown Bed and Breakfast, Ottawa Sleep Inn.

Distances from Ottawa Capital city:-

Toronto City : 279.4 Mile (449.7 KM)

Montreal City : 123.7 Mile (199.1 KM)

Vancouver City : 2709.7 Mile (4361.0 KM)

Calgary City : 2074.9 Mile (3339.3 KM)

Edmonton City : 2146.0 Mile (3453.8 KM)

Nearest Major Airport:- "Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport" provides domestic and international flights services which is just 12.9 KM distance from Ottawa capital city. Tourists can get flights here to Canada and other part of the world.