Just a thirty minute drive. "Rideau Centre is Ottawa's premier shopping destination located in the heart of downtown, one block east of Parliament Hill. We're home to the biggest names in fashion, beauty, accessories, electronics, entertainment and more." Source: CF Rideau Centre Facebook/About
If you want to get out and shop, you will likely find anything you are looking for at or near the Rideau Centre in the Market. You'll find all the chain stores along with Hudson's Bay and Simons and Nordstrom Department stores. Nordstrom is one of my favourite stores...its a very civilized…
Near the parliament, you are walk-in distance to the Rideau center-our famous shopping mall.
The Rideau Centre is a four-level shopping centre on Rideau Street in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It borders on Rideau Street, the ByWard Market, the Rideau Canal, the Mackenzie King Bridge, and Nicholas Street in Downtown Ottawa. Over 20 million people visit the mall annually. Wikipedia
“While in Canada's capital city, Parliament Hill is one of Canada's most iconic sites and a must-see. The historic Parliament buildings with its' iconic green roof stand tall on a hill overlooking Ottawa's River and downtown Ottawa. You can marvel at the beautifully architected Parliament buildings, go for a free tour, and much more. ”
“A great trip for the whole family with many various exhibits. Learn all about Canada, Indigenous, and check out the neat architecture. The views are also stunning.”
“In the heart of downtown Ottawa, Byward Market has a tons of restaurants and bars, including the Rideau Centre Mall. In the spring and summer visit the Byward Market to see street artists and outdoor market vendors. ”
“ByWard Market is a buzzing hub of outdoor farmers’ market stalls and specialty food shops selling Canadian cheese and maple-infused chocolate. It’s also known for its colorful street art and hip stores filled with crafts and clothes by local designers”