Ottawa is the capital city of Canada located on the south bank of the Ottawa River. The name of the city is chosen from the reference Ottawa River. It is derived from the Algonquin Odawa, which means “to trade“. The city is famous for its scenic winter landscapes. So, for this reason, the city is also known as longstanding winter fun.
Experience the joy in Ottawa this winter that has the most popular cold activities in the city. Some of the activities are skating, ice sculptures, and warming up across the street in Ottawa. However, there are many winter adventures happening every day that locals just adore.
While it takes minutes from the city to reach cross country skiing, and you can see how traditionally the maple syrup is made. So, join us to see the Ottawa winter wonderland in Canada.
Ottawa city is encircled and cuts through by almost 203.50 square kilometers of pristine and protected greenbelt. However, this greenbelt covers wetlands, forests, farms, and green space across Ottawa city. In the winter season, the greenbelts are covered with a blanket of snow and transformed into magical woodland.
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While you walk through Jack Pine Trails, you can pack some sunflower seeds in your pocket. If you stand quite with extending hands, you might see some friendly chickadees who are all too keen to relieve you of those seeds. Keep an eye out for your children, while the handmade bird feeder hanging on the tree. After that, you can visit cross country ski, snowshoe for almost 1.5 km.
Snow up your shoes: Ottawa
If you have your snowshoes, you can visit many places across the city this winter. Some of the beautiful places like Bilberry Creek Ravine that crosses a river and pretty bridges. If you are confident in your skis, you can visit Sir John A. Macdonald (SJAM) Trail, where you can find a lot of winter sports for enthusiasts and walkers. In South March Highlands, you can find fat bikes to test out hardwearing tires in winter.
Taste the Season:
At the end of winter, when the day temperatures start warming up a little, but the temperatures at night are still very cold. Now, it is the perfect time to experience maple sap and you should visit a sugar bush.
Visit Fulton’s Pancake House and Sugar Bush. Here you can try maple taffy that is poured directly on the snow. After that, you can go for a wagon ride, where you can learn about maple syrup production and enjoy yummy maple products. Now, it’s the perfect time to visit one of the beautiful cities in the world of Ottawa during this winter.