Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Toronto to Ottawa. If you're planning a road trip to Ottawa, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
9:00 am start in Toronto
drive for about 11.5 hours
8:16 pm Algonquin Park
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 11.5 hours
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8:00 am leave from Algonquin Park
drive for about 12 hours
7:55 pm Arnprior
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:55 pm
drive for about 47 minutes
day 2 driving ≈ 12.5 hours
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Ottawa.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Fairmont Chateau Laurier, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.
And if you know Toronto well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Toronto!