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Whether you come for Winterlude or to try out the world's largest skateway, Ottawa has more to it than just Canadian politics. Create a perfect mix of museums and winter fun with a trip that will have you and your students saying "OH, CANADA"!

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Day 1

  • Begin your discovery of Canada's capital city on an orientation tour of Parliament Hill with your tour leader, to see the Canadian Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Famous Five Monument, the Victoria Statue, the Centennial Flame and more;
  • Learn everything there is to know about the Canadian parliamentary system during your guided tour of either the House of Commons, the East Block or the Senate of Canada;
  • Head out to Sommet Edelweiss for an evening of snow tubing down its slippery slopes;

Day 2 

  • Ride along the Mile of History on Sussex Drive to see the home of the Prime Minister, Rideau Falls, and a couple of embassies along the way;
  • What does the Governor General do? Find out during a guided tour of Rideau Hall;
  • Recharge your batteries during some free time at the ByWard Market, one of Canada’s oldest and largest public markets;
  • Get ready to adventure through the Gatineau Park, as you embark on an exciting snowshoeing excursion;
  • Settle into your seats for puck drop and root for the Ottawa Senators at an NHL hockey game at the Canadian Tire Centre;

Day 3 

  • Explore themes such as Aboriginal art to the history of the Zamboni at the architecturally impressive Canadian History Museum;
  • Tour the Supreme Court of Canada to learn about the past, present and future of the highest tribunal in the country;
  • Lace up your skates and hop onto the world’s largest skating ring! Yup, the Rideau Canal Skateway has 7.8 kilometers of fun to be explored, have fun!
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Ottawa Winterlude Festival

The festival dates are out! Come join us from Feb. 4 to 21, 2022.

Combo with Montreal & Quebec

Turn this into a 7 day trip and hit up the best of 3 Canadian cities.

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