We had a walk from locks maybe about 1-2 km but it was very beautiful and definitely recommend to spend some time walking next to Rideau Canal.
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I prefer the Canal in Indianapolis Indiana. The water there is more shallow and clear and you can see the fish and have more shade on sunny days. There is also a lot more artwork along the canal walk in Indy. So I guess I'm...More
I recommend everyone take a walk up to the park next to the Chateau that overlooks the locks. You not only can take in the whole panorama, but get an idea of the expanse of walking trails and quiet hideaways right amidst the hustle and...More
We hopped on a boat and cruised around the river for about 90minutes. The seats outside where full so we had to make do with inside which was fine apart from not really being able to hear the commentary. However the cruise was relaxing and...More
My wife and I loved Ottawa! Stayed two. Would have loved to stay for more. This canal is a piece of engineering art. It's not only functional, but it looks nice, fitting for a capital. Ottawa is elegant. Loved walking around there.
You have to read up about the Rideau Canal and what it was used for. It is a big part of history in this area so it is surely worth seeing. I wouldn't spend too much time here but it's good to see.