What Might You Discover on the Capital Country Drives of Ottawa?

Posted by Maha Shahbazian on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 2:53pm.

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The countryside of Ottawa is quite interesting and there are plenty of things to discover. It's split into five different areas with many different attractions. Here's a look at what you may discover at each of the five Capital Country Drives.

South - Rideau Canal

This rural area is home to the World Heritage Site Rideau Canal. It winds through downtown and to the south through a few small villages and towns. When you take this drive, you will discover plenty of farmland, as well. Some of the other things along the Rideau Canal drive include:

West 1 - Highway 17

As one of the Capital Country Drivers going to the west, this one heads along the Ottawa River. It's a very scenic drive with plenty of historic attractions. When you take this drive you may discover:

West 2 - Highway 7

This drive heads west to plenty of fun and attractions. You may discover the following on Highway 7:

East 1 - Prescott Russell Close

This Capital Country Drive provides plenty of fun with a waterpark, cycling, natural attractions and more. Some of the things you will find here include:

East 2 - Prescott Russell Further

There are all types of adventurous things waiting on this drive including a brewery, fine dining and a vineyard. You may discover:

There are plenty of things to enjoy throughout the countryside of Ottawa.

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