Many of Ottawa’s most popular attractions are located close to Orleans, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. The Place D'Orleans Shopping Center and the Princess Louise Falls are just two of the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. If you have time, don’t miss the Petrie Island Park and the Millennium Sports Park.
To really get a feel for Ottawa, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Visit the various museums and collections in the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.
Hunt down a bargain, stock up on groceries or just enjoy the atmosphere at nearby shopping hotspots like the St. Laurent Centre.
Experience Orleans’s sporting passions at Frank Clair Stadium. This is home to Ottawa Redbacks football team in summer and the Ottawa Fury soccer team. When the full-time hooter blows, follow the stream of local sports fans to a nearby pub for a post-match beer ot two.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep be sure to check out the Chimo Hotel, the Welcominns Hotel Ottawa, and the popular Travelodge Ottawa East.