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. Centurion Events Center
On 170 Colonnade Rd

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

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