The Outaouais region has so much to offer! Discover our eight national museums and learn all about art, nature, history, technology, science and aviation. Get up close and personal with Quebec wildlife at Parc Oméga as you observe bison, elk, bears, wolves and white-tailed deer. Escape to Gatineau Park, with its hundreds of kilometres of inviting trails. Relax at Nordik Spa-Nature, North America's largest spa. Have a blast at Casino du Lac-Leamy, where entertainment options include gaming tables, a bar, a Five Diamond-rated restaurant and an exclusive nightclub. Get the most out of winter at Winterlude, and skate on the Rideau Canal, the world's largest skating rink. Bask in the warmth of the Château Montebello, an architectural marvel built of red cedar logs. And besides all that, we've got millions of tulips, rockers, hot air balloons, beer, sand castles and ice sculptures!
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Choosing among all the things to do in the Outaouais is no small task. Let us suggest an itinerary showcasing our region's landmarks. Two days culture, nature, awesome food, and breathtaking panoramas. Are you in?
Start your adventure with a good breakfast and cross to the Ontario side, more specifically in the Byward Market. Feel the early morning buzz as local farmers and producers fill their stalls with fresh regional goodness. Walk to the National Art Gallery of Canada to feast your eyes on art and beauty in a magnificent sun-filled building. Then, cross the bridge and have lunch at Gatineau's Les Brasseurs du temps before hitting the road towards Montebello! It's not every night that you get to sleep in the world's largest round wood construction, now a mythical, welcoming hotel. The next day, feed the deer and wapitis at Parc Oméga and stock up on delicious souvenirs before heading back home.