Home-Sweet-Homestay destination 2016: Ottawa, Ontario
Come one, come all, to Canada’s national capital!
Home-Sweet-Homestay’s newest hot spot (well, maybe not in January…br-r-r-r-r-r!) is now open for business so pack your bags, an extra sweater and some long underwear ’cause it’s going to be a cold one!
December 2015 marked our debut in Ottawa, one of our nation’s best kept destination secrets, boasting parks and waterways, museums and galleries galore.
Much more than just the governmental epicenter, Ottawa preserves an old world quaintness about it combined with a cultural sophistication that sets it apart from anywhere else in Canada.
Moreover, as the country’s diplomatic hub, this is one of very few cities in our sprawling nation where one can truly get the bilingual vibe. With still somewhat less than one million residents, Ottawa is the largest city in Canada with both English and French as co-official languages. Winter/spring, skate the Rideau canal, check out Winterlude (early February), or ski/snowshoe the Gatineau. In summer, meander the cafes, markets, galleries and shops of Byward Market, witness the Changing of the Guard on Parliament Hill, or just chill at one of Ottawa’s many art, cultural or music festivals.
Whatever your tastes, Home-Sweet-Homestay is waiting to welcome you – see you here!