Rideau Canal, War Memorial, Love Lock Bridge, Locks, The Glebe/Lansdowne Park, Arboretum, Dow’s Lake, Little Italy, Ottawa River, the province of Quebec, the Museum of History, Rideau Hall, Rideau Falls, The National Gallery of Canada, Byward Market and the Parliament Hill.
Starting point: 65 Sparks
We will stop at major attraction for 5-10 minutes for sightseeing and taking pictures. We will stop at Little Italy for Lunch or snack for 30 minutes.
Rideau Canal Pathway, Experimental Farm Pathway, Voyageurs and Ottawa River pathways (or Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway)
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Take a bike ride to see Ottawa’s must-see spots and hidden gems in only 3-3.5 hours and on 95% safe bicycle paths.
Bicycling along the canal pathway, hear the history of the canal, then make a short detour visit to Lansdowne park and the Glebe (neighborhood).
Pass by some of the Locks and Carleton University. and visit beautiful Hog’s Back Falls. Continuing along the Rideau Canal, visit the spectacular Arboretum, Fletcher Wild Life Garden, and the Experimental Farm, and see the Canada Food and Agriculture Museum, too.
After a 30-minute lunch/snack stop in trendy Little Italy and Dow’s Lake, take a short ride along the beautiful Ottawa River pathway. Bicycling back along Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway to Downtown Ottawa, see even more of the city’s attractions, including the War Museum. Take a detour to the province of Quebec for a spectacular downtown view.
While cycling back to the starting point, see the National Gallery of Canada, Rideau Hall, Rideau Falls, Byword Market, and Parliament Hill.