Top Sights near the Country Inn & Suites Hotel in Ottawa
For a home base with convenient access to the natural beauty of Gatineau Park and the Rideau Canal, book a stay at the Country Inn & Suites in Kanata, just a 20-minute drive west of downtown Ottawa. Less than a kilometer from Highway 417, this hotel is the only property within walking distance of Scotiabank Place. In addition to hosting the Ottawa Senators hockey team, the arena is also a great spot to catch a concert, year-round. History buffs shouldn't miss the area's wealth of interesting museums and historic sites, including the Billings Estate and the Canada Science and Technology Museum. And if you're ready to go out on the town, Byward Market's nightclubs and shopping venues are about 22 km from the hotel. In Ottawa on business? Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) is 32 km away.
Head to Ottawa Kiosk to learn more about the following attractions:
- Billings Estate National Historic Site (29.4 km)
Learn the history of Ottawa's founding families at this National Historic Site near the hotel.
Phone: +1 (613) 247-4830
- Byward Market (22 km)
At Byward Market, one of Canada's oldest markets, you can see and be seen at hip nightclubs or experience world-class dining and shopping. Be sure to try a Beavertail pastry!
Phone: +1 (613) 562-3325
- Canada Science and Technology Museum (29.3 km)
Experience science and technology first hand at Canada's largest museum of this type.
Phone: +1 (866) 442-4416
- Canadian War Museum (22 km)
View the extraordinary exhibitions showing military events that have shaped the development of the country, both at home and around the world.
Phone: +1 (800) 555-5621
- Casino du Lac Leamy (30.8 km)
This casino on the Leamy Lake features the excitement of an American casino with European style.
Phone: +1 (819) 772-6210
- Central Experimental Farm (8.6 km)
Tours are available at this working farm in the heart of Canada's capital.
Phone: +1 (613) 773-1000
- Museum of Civilization (22 km)
Take a cross-Canada journey through 1,000 years of history at this museum, one of the area's most popular.
Phone: +1 (800) 555-5621
- National Gallery of Canada (26.3 km)
Experience one of the world's most respected art museums, just a short drive away.
Phone: +1 (800) 319-2787
- Parliament Hill (21.2 km)
Few Canadian symbols are as well-known as Parliament Hill.
Phone: +1 (800) 622-6232
- Rideau Canal (22 km)
This waterway is a symbol of Canada's rich heritage. Unique and beautiful, this jewel of the nation's capital shouldn't be missed. Spring tulips, winter ice sculptures and summertime boats, joggers and cyclists mean there's something to see all year.
Phone: +1 (888) 773-8888
- Rideau Carlton Raceway (34.2 km)
Guests can wager on live standardbred harness horse racing and enjoy delicious dining at this raceway.
Phone: +1 (613) 822-2211
- Royal Canadian Mint (21.8 km)
Take a guided tour through this manufacturing facility of Canadian coins.
Phone: +1 (613) 954-2626
- Saunder's Farm (22.6 km)
Enjoy an afternoon at Saunder's Farm, where the whole family can explore the world's largest collection of hedge mazes.
Phone: +1 (613) 838-5440
- Scotiabank Place (3.7 km)
Experience professional ice hockey live at the home of the Ottawa Senators, just minutes from the hotel.
Phone: +1 (613) 599-0100
- Watson's Mill (31.9 km)
Take a tour through this historic operating grist mill where you can also purchase flour and bread.
Phone: +1 (613) 692-6455
Traveling to Kanata for business?
The Country Inn & Suites Ottawa West hotel puts you near Kanata's technology center, home to high-tech companies like Toromont Cat, Third Brigade, Curtiss Wright and Smart Technology.