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4 Destinations To Visit This Winter

You don’t need to go far this winter to escape from the bustling city of Ottawa. These 4 destinations are only a short road trip away and are a great way to enjoy the outdoors.


A Modern Escape
Bota Bota – Spa Sur L’eau, Montreal

All aboard! Unwind and enjoy all that this unique boat-turned-spa has to offer, including warm baths, saunas, steam rooms, and exceptional views. Located two hours away in the Old Port of Montreal, this luxury Nordic spa is the perfect place to warm up this winter with friends or loved ones.


Rest & Relaxation
Moulin Wakefield Mill – Hotel & Spa, Wakefield QC

This Hotel and Spa is located in the heart of Gatineau Park, just half an hour away from downtown. It is a great option for an adventurous couple to delight in the snowshoeing and x-country skiing trails that Gatineau Park boasts, all while staying nearby in this romantic and historic hotel.


Outdoor Adventures
Escapade Eskimo – Otter Lake, QC

Have you ever wanted to try dog sledding? Take advantage of our cold winters by trying something new with the whole family. This recreation center offers exciting sledding tours with their huskies, snowshoeing, and sliding. They’re located an hour and a half away, and best known for their great customer service and unique experience.


Historic Treasures
The Rosemount Inn – Kingston, ON

Looking for a luxurious retreat conveniently located just steps away from arts, culture, and dining experiences? Discover this charming bed and breakfast, a Tuscan-inspired Mansion two hours away in the historic Old Stones District of Downtown Kingston. Bonus: there are many outdoor events taking place all winter long in the downtown area.

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