Want to add a bit of excitement to your family vacation this year? Your kids won’t forget their trip to Ottawa-Gatineau after you visit these 3 family attractions.


About 10 minutes from Ottawa’s downtown core, you’ll find Funhaven. Your family will enjoy this all-ages entertainment center including Ottawa’s only roller coaster, a world-class Laser Tag Arena, the latest high-tech Mini Bowling Lanes, Video and Prize Games, Simulators, Bumper Cars and more.

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Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Add Bank Street to your itinerary and visit Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo and Nature Centre. Experience this exotic animal rescue offering interactive and educational live animal exhibits, shows and feeding demonstrations.

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Parliament Hill

Don’t miss out on the free programming available in Canada’s capital. Catch the Changing of the Guard ceremony every morning. Every evening enjoy the Northern Lights Sound and Light Show, a 30-minute multimedia show set against the backdrop of the Parliament Buildings.

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