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What to expect

From boardwalks to historic ruins and super cute restaurants...this trip really does offer a 'little bit of everything.'

Trip Highlights

Some optional hiking stops (from easy to hard)

An outdoor attraction with something for everyone

A picturesque historical site (great for photographers)

Lots more…if you’re up for it!

Suggested for
  • Active families
  • Couples
  • Seniors
  • Birders
Available to depart
Available to depart Wednesday-Sunday throughout the year.

Itinerary

Stop 1

The first stop offers a variety of things for everyone...a cute cafe, a potential hike or a vegan snack shop. Drive time to your second stop is 13 minutes.

Stop 2

Get your cameras out! This stop offers historic ruins and a potential picnic stop. Drive time to your third stop is 16 minutes.

Stop 3

Welcome to birding and boardwalks. If you can remember, try to bring a bit of birdseed before hitting the road. You won't regret it by the time you reach this stop. Drive time to your fourth stop is 12-23 minutes (depending on where you go).

Stop 4

The next stop is up to you! We've offered a variety of options in a few different directions.

Estimated Travel Time
to First Stop

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.

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Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

Bird Seed
Camera
Cash
Outdoor Gear
Reusable shopping bags
Road Trip Snacks
Walking shoes
Water
Additional Details
Kid Friendly
Pet Friendly
Vegan
Wheelchair Accessible

Frequently Asked Questions

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Please see the approximate driving distances below. Please note this just includes round-trip driving distances and not time spent at stops.

• From Ottawa: 3 hours and 11 minutes /270 km
• From Kanata: 3 hours and 32 minutes / 310 km
• From Barrhaven: 3 hours and 37 minutes / 282 km
• From Gloucester: 3 hours and 10 minutes / 265 km
• From Orleans: 3 hours and 10 minutes / 251 km
• From Winchester: 2 hours and 50 minutes / 214 km
• From Gatineau: 3 hours 30 minutes / 285 km
• From Montreal: 3 hours 38 minutes / 275 km

This itinerary can be used year-round between Wednesday-Sunday.

We recommend leaving anytime between 9 am-10 am.

You can bring your furry friend, but the third stop on this trip does not permit dogs for conservation reasons. All other stops are permitted, but please always keep your dog on a leash.

We recommend bringing up to 5 people. Some of the food stops along the way have a maximum capacity of 5 people per seating area.

None of the stops require an entrance fee.

After booking your trip, we’ll send you a confirmation email with a few recommended accommodation options. Please note the ending location does not have very many options to stay overnight. If you plan on making this more of a getaway, we recommend another trip.