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We found great results, but some are outside Ontario's Highlands. Showing results in neighbouring cities.
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Stewart Park Perth, Canada
#1 of 30 things to do in Perth
We have had a great time here with our kids as there are lots of things for them to explore - be it the shallow river, the beach, or just the bridges and paths.
A wonderful place to sit by the water on a hot summer day, or enjoy a family picnic, sit and knit under a tree with friends or enjoy reading a book.
Canadian Children's Museum Gatineau, Canada 27.3 mi away
#3 of 52 things to do in Gatineau
Kudos to the curator of this museum - it is an absolute gem in Ottawa, and a must go 2-hour minimum trip for any young families visiting the Ottawa/Gatineau area (your kids will even get a little "passport" book o...
The Childrem Museum is inside the History Museum (former Civilization museum) - allow yourself a few good hours to thoroughly enjoy all the activities available for kids.
Gatineau Park Gatineau, Canada 26.7 mi away
#1 of 52 things to do in Gatineau
The Lauriault & Waterfall trail is 3km, quite flat and easy terrain, very family friendly - full of kids and dogs.
Awesome place for families and day trips with friends!
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Canadian Museum of Nature Ottawa, Canada 27.6 mi away
#13 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
... all , grounds are natural , so clean , peaceful ,architecture is extraordinary , each & every display throughout is an extraordinary experience - a Must See - hands on for children is genuine joy for all ages !
Great value - loads and loads to see and do = kids activities , lots of fun and info on dinosaurs, space, whales etc... kids activity centre in lower level is excellent,
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Jacques Cartier Park Gatineau, Canada 27.6 mi away
#2 of 52 things to do in Gatineau
Always something for the children, be it face painting, interesting displays with a learning message which is fun for kids, or in winter it may be slides and snow sculptures for the entire family... Always worth a...
An ideal family outing on a sunny day, with great vistas over the Ottawa river to Parliament Hill.
Rideau Canal Ottawa, Canada 27.7 mi away
#5 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
It is during the Winterlude when you can see long lines of skaters, entire families, young and old, gliding along, enjoying a perfect February blue sky with sunshine and...-20dg C.
... from many counties to experience this wonderful place !! skate rentals are available also great little shacks to grab a Beaver tail which is a must have if you are there !! great day with kids or as a couple !
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Arboretum (Experimental Farm) Ottawa, Canada 26.0 mi away
#16 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
A superbly landscaped park, great for romantic or family picnics, bring a camera as there are picturesque settings everywhere.
Some of the trees (which are identified) are big and old, and kids can roll down the hill, watch ducks and paddlers along the canal, and picnic under a choice of huge tree canopies.
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Canada Aviation and Space Museum Ottawa, Canada 31.1 mi away
#15 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
Fully interactive with special devices you wear that signals exhibits to start demonstrations as you walk up to them and learn about yourself, families, physiology and biology.
A bit out of the way from the center but easily accessible is this family friendly museum crammed full for all different aircraft through the ages from the pioneers to the Canadian space programme.
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Canadian Museum of History Gatineau, Canada 27.4 mi away
#4 of 52 things to do in Gatineau
They had an amazingly educational Dreamworks exhibit, tons of activities for kids, large open spaces so large crowds are accommodated, and a labyrinth of fun historical artifacts and Indigenous articles.
Amazing museum, fun for the whole family, clean, easy park underneath, and walkable about the city.
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Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway Ottawa, Canada 27.6 mi away
#12 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
Great for little kids - and a good place to wade on hot summer days.
There is a bike pat all the way if you want to go biking with family and friends.
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Hog's Back Falls Ottawa, Canada 26.2 mi away
#20 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
It's now a lovely Ottawa tourist location, protected by a fence (good idea!) and still a rush for kids and adults alike as water spills from the Dam and creates an airborne water mist that refreshes warm faces in...
There are paths near the falls for the more adventurous, benches for those who prefer to just watch and lots of grassland where children can play.
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Ottawa Locks Ottawa, Canada 27.8 mi away
#14 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
My kids love it too...from the Parks Canada employees who manually operate the locks to the narrow walkways over the top of the gates and paths right along the sides, it's a wonderful way to get hands-on understan...
Winter time is for ice-skating for families and friends Visiting the Chateau Laurier is beautiful from the outside and inside.
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Peace Tower Ottawa, Canada 27.6 mi away
#10 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
Family vacation to Ottawa, Parliament Hill was the main reason for the holiday, beautiful sights amazing.
This is a beautiful building and the clock is perfect for pictures.Many tourist make sure they get family pictures near the Tower.
Silent Lake Provincial Park Bancroft, Canada
#1 of 20 things to do in Bancroft
Perfect for little kids, warm water and the shallow area tied off from the deep.
Great family camping, beaurtiful trails
Haliburton Sculpture Forest Haliburton, Canada
#3 of 32 things to do in Haliburton
It is an easy walk through the forest The variety of art displays are wonderful It's a great family activity to do while visiting Haliburton
Wonderful sculptures, peaceful walk through the woods, and a fun open field to run and play in for kids.
Bon Echo Provincial Park Cloyne, Canada
#1 of 4 things to do in Cloyne
They have great programs for kids, you can take a boat tour and learn about the First Nations history of the area or rent a canoe and enjoy the water yourself.
Quiet, family-friendly, great swimming for kids, and the yurt was fab!
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#1 of 32 things to do in Haliburton
I've been to the Wolf Centre and the Walk in the Clouds many times (designated trip advisor for family visiting from Scotland!) and I love it overtime I go.
We visited this beautiful sanctuary a few days ago and I have to say it's an awesome place to visit alone, group, family and with small children.
Wilderness Tours Foresters Falls, Canada
#2 of 5 things to do in Foresters Falls
The patio wrapped around the pool so you can enjoy a beverage but keep an eye on your kids, all the great activities (volleyball, floor hockey, basketball, horseshoes, kayaks) kept us entertained, food was plentif...
Whether you are looking for an exciting, unique family vacation or ready to brave the rapids of the Ottawa river in a kayak, Wilderness Tours has something for everyone.
Bonnechere Caves Eganville, Canada
#1 of 2 things to do in Eganville
Definitely worth coming here very interesting to hear the stories and they history and knowing how the water comes and goes the best part was seeing the little kids shoes glow in the dark when they turn the lights...
Excellent for children
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Ottawa, Canada 26.1 mi away
#31 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
We gone there late spring this year with friends and there kids, the kids sure enjoyed allot seeing fram animals and getting info from the hosts, we adults also enjoyed.
Children (babies to ~10 year olds) especially love the farm because of the farm animals - horses, bulls, cows, bunnies, chickens, sheep, goats, pigs - all of it.
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Central Experimental Farm Ottawa, Canada 26.3 mi away
#36 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
lovely place for a stroll especially if you are a gardener, kids will love the farm animals and museum and the adjacent lake and arboretum just make it better place to unwind in nature
A great stroll around the grounds taking in the wonderful scenery with family and friends on a beautiful day
MosaiCanada 150 Gatineau, Canada 27.6 mi away
#8 of 52 things to do in Gatineau
From Native depictions to government to family life, all comes alive (yes, many of them are animated!).
Canada Science and Technology Museum Ottawa, Canada 30.4 mi away
#35 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
... year olds and we all thoroughly enjoyed it, with very special mention of the current Brick Exhibit (lego built artist structures are incredibile for adults and children!) and the children loved the crazy kitchen.
Prices are a bit high but the Best Buy is a family pass for the year which also gets entry to two other museums as well.
Canadian Tulip Festival Ottawa, Canada 27.5 mi away
#40 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
Enjoy a stroll with your partner or with friends & family along a world famous Heritge waterway and be awed at the beauty flowers bring to an everyday walk!
The bulbs are an annual gift from Netherlands in recognition of Canada's generous welcome to the Dutch royal family during WWII, admission is free, you just need to find a parking spot.
Mackenzie King Estate Gatineau, Canada 28.3 mi away
#7 of 52 things to do in Gatineau
Like many other nature trails throughout Gatineau Park, its beauty and reminiscent heritage value supports both knowlege of times past as well as a leisurely walk with friends and family.
We also took a lovely hike on the Lauriault trail which is an easy hike, even with children.
The Bank of Canada Museum Ottawa, Canada 27.4 mi away
#28 of 297 things to do in Ottawa
The museum is informative with touch screens, games, etc. to entertain adults and kids alike.
Great for kids too....avatars, games, personalized arm bands.
#1 of 13 things to do in Pembroke
We spent a wonderful family afternoon picking our own blueberries, This was followed by the kids enjoying the petting zoo (cute llamas, sheep etc) and playing in the sand, in the maze and on the slide.
Thank you Hugli's for a wonderful family outing!
Horsin Around Riding Ranch Marmora, Canada
#1 of 11 things to do in Marmora
Very affordable too with kids camps and back to nature camping with your horse!!!!
This family operation is a pleasure to visit, l am in my seventies and try to ride once a week.
Eagle's Nest Bancroft, Canada
#2 of 20 things to do in Bancroft
Great place to bring the family, great views.
This is a sure fire way for families to get off there many gadgets and go out to explore new things.
Almonte Village Almonte, Canada
#1 of 16 things to do in Almonte
The children loved their art lessons at JB and we loved getting aquainted with all the little stores and shops!