Our Favourite Spots in the Capital

Taking a road trip from Montreal to visit Ottawa is a great idea to experience Canada’s capital
When visiting & renting our cars, make sure to check out some of our recommendations below

Ottawa Activities

Things to see & things to do when visiting Ottawa

Adrenaline Activities

Whitewater Rafting

Gatineau Park & Greenbelt Hiking

Eardley Escarpment Rock & Ice Climbing

Petrie Island Fishing

Arbraska Lafleche Cave Exploring

Perth Outfitters Canoeing

Sightseeing Cycling Routes

Sightseeing Activities

Parliament Hill & Peace Tower

Rideau Hall & Rideau Falls

Jacques Cartier Park

Canadian Museum of History

Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica

Royal Canadian Mint

Byward Market for food & Shopping

Family Activities

Confederation Park

Calypso Water Park

Logos Land Water Park

Ottawa Insectarium

Dominion Arboretum Gardens

Rideau Canal Ice Skating

Britannia Ottawa Beaches & Parks

Shows & Spectacles

Eco Odyssey Water Maze

Escapade Eskimo

Ottawa Senators Hockey

Ottawa Redblacks Football

The Happening – Art, Music, Food

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

National Arts Centre & Mayfair Theatre

Ottawa Activities

Things to see & things to do when visiting Ottawa

Ottawa River Rafting & Skiing

Drive to one of many lakes & ski resorts around the city

These are estimated times. They do not account for Supercharging time
Ottawa is a 2 hr drive from Montreal

Ottawa Food

Try some of the restaurants that have sprung up in Ottawa’s under rated food scene


Treat Yourself to Bliss

Nordik Spa Nature | Holtz Spa | ISO Spa Floatation Therapy

Ottawa Charging

There are 3 Destination Chargers & 3 Superchargers
Use Superchargers on your trip and destination chargers for when you arrive

Supercharger Locations:

1. Ottawa – CF Rideau Centre Parking on Rideau St.

2. Casselman – Metro Casselman on 21 Richer Close

3. Cornwall – 805 Brookdale Ave.

* Normally 8 or 12 stalls available
* ~50 minutes to charge

Local DC FAST | Level 3 Chargers:

1. DCFC Ottawa – 141 Clarence St.

2. Les Promenades Gatineau  – 1100 Blvd Maloney W.

3. DCFC Ottawa Chinatown – 687 Somerset St. West

* Normally 1 or 2 stalls available
* ~90 minutes to charge

Driving to Ottawa – Superchargers

Use the Supercharger Network on your way to to Ottawa – 50 min to charge

Arriving in Ottawa – Destination Chargers

Stay at a destination charging hotel as they are reserved only for patrons  – 6 to 12 hours to charge

Ottawa Destination Hotels & Establishments

There are only 3 Destination Chargers in Ottawa at the moment, but more are being added


1. Westin Hotel Ottawa
On 11 Colonel By Dr

2. Brookstreet Hotel
On 525 Legget Dr

3. Aviation & Space Museum
On 11 Aviation Pkwy

We suggest you still call to confirm that the chargers are working before you book
Some may be unaware of what a Destination Charger is

Ottawa Travel Videos

A sneak preview of the capital from the Vagabrothers amazing travel channel

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