A lowdown on how to get the most out of your stay in Canada's capital. This work includes opinions on what's worth your time and what's not; and features prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.
Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. This is the lowdown on how to get the most out of your stay in Canada's capital. It includes outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not. It features exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget; and covers off the beaten path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
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An Ottawa native, James Hale is a winter, editor and broadcaster with a keen interest in urban life around the world. he divides his time between providing communications counsel to government and corporate clients and writing about jazz for publications that include DownBeat and Coda. He is the co-author of The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz & Blues.
Table of Contents
List of Maps. What's New in Ottawa. 1. The Best of Ottawa. 1. Frommer's Favorite Ottawa Experiences. 2. Best Hotel Bets. 3. Best Dinning Bets. 2. Planning Your Trip to Ottawa. 1. Visitor Information. 2. Entry Requirements & Customs. 3. Money. The Canadian Dollar, the U.S. Dollar & the British Pound. 4. When to Go. Ottawa's Calendar of Events. 5. Travel Insurance. 6. Health & Safety. 7. Specialized Travel Resources. 8. Planning Your Trip Online. Frommers.com: The Complete Travel resource. 9. The 21st-Century Traveler. Online Traveler's Toolbox. 10. Getting There. Getting Through the Airport. 11. Packages for the Independent Traveler. Ask Before You Go. 12. Escorted General-Interest Tours. 13. Recommended Books. Films & Music. 3. Suggested Ottawa Itineraries. 1. The Best of Ottawa in 1 Day. 2. The Best of Ottawa in 2 Days. 3. The Best of Ottawa in 3 Days. 4. Getting to Know Ottawa. 1. Orientation. The Neighborhoods in Brief. 2. Getting Around. Fast Facts: Ottawa. 5. Where to Stay. 1. Downtown (West of the Canal). 2. Downtown (East of the Canal). 3. Sandy Hill. 4. The Glebe. 5. Near the Train Station. 6. Ottawa West. 7. Near the Airport. 8. Ga. Family Friendly Accommodations. 6. Dining. 1. Restaurants by Cuisine. 2. Downtown (West of the Canal). Take It Away! 3. Downtown (East of the Canal). Sweet Temptations. 4. The Glebe. Coffee Break. 5. Wellington Street West. 6. Chinatown. 7. Corso Italia (Preston Street). 8. Gatineau. Ottawa's Finest. 7. Exploring Ottawa. 1. The Top Attractions. Canada's Government: The Basics. Centre Block History. How Much Do You Know About Parliament Hill? All About the Mounties. Green Thumbs Up. 2. More Museums & Galleries. 3. Heritage Attractions. History of the ByWard market. The Role of the Government General. The Lives and Times of canada's PMs. 4. Parks & Waterways. 5. Organized Tours. The Rideau Canal Skateway. 6. Outdoor Pursuits. The Terry Fox Statue: A Symbol of Hope and Courage. Take Time for a Scenic Drive. Sunday Bikedays. 7. Spectator Sports. The Trans Canada Trail. 8. Especially for Kids. 9. For Visitors with Special Interests. 8. City Strolls. Walking Tour 1: The National Landmarks. Walking Tour 2: Centretown & the Unviersity of Ottawa. Walking Tour 3: The ByWard market, Lowertown & Sandy Hill. 9. Shopping. 1. The Shopping Scene. 2. Great Shopping Areas. 3. Malls & Shopping Centers. 4. Shopping A to Z. 10. Ottawa After Dark. 1. The Performing Arts. 2. The Club & Live Music Scene. 3. The bar Scene. For Beer Lovers. 4. The Gay & Lesbian Scene. 5. Film. 6. Gaming. 11. Side Trips from Ottawa. 1. The Outaouais region of Quebec. Sleepovers in the Park. Special Events in Gatineau. 2. The Rideau Valley. Rideau canal by Numbers. 3. On the Links. 4. On the River. Under the Ground. Appendix: Ottawa in Depth. History. Dateline. Index. General Index. Accommodations Index. Restaurant Index.
Frommer's Ottawa by James Hale
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John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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