"These have been here the whole time?!" You may think you know the Rideau like the back of your hand but the reality can be very different. We connected with some locals to share the hidden parts of this area front and center. Some are well-known, some are a little off the beaten track, but ALL are local favourites! With on-going developments regarding the global pandemic, please visit each location’s website, or connect with their staff via email and telephone, for updates on COVID-19 ...Read More
The UNESCO-designated Rideau Canal stretches from Lake Ontario in Kingston to the Ottawa River following the Cataraqui and Rideau Rivers. It is 202 kilometres long, of which about 19 kilometres is man-made (locks and canal cuts), the rest are natural waters. There are 45 locks with 23 lock stations along the main route of the Rideau. The canal winds its way through historic sites, charming villages, quaint attractions and spectacular recreation areas, offering visitors a variety of world-class arts, heritage and recreation experiences.
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