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Top 10 Things To Do In Ottawa

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Most Popular Booked Ottawa Hotels

Hampton Inn Ottawa, IL $111
Hampton Inn Ottawa, IL

Hampton Inn Ottawa, IL

4115 Holiday Ln, Ottawa, IL
     
    5.0
    of 5, from 6 reviews
    2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    This hotel features an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the fitness center and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

    Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center $160
    Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center

    Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center

    2668 East 873 Road, Oglesby, IL
       
      5.0
      of 5, from 3 reviews
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking.

      Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Ottawa Starved Rock Area $87
      Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Ottawa Starved Rock Area

      Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Ottawa Starved Rock Area

      3000 Fairfield Ln, Ottawa, IL
         
        4.8
        of 5, from 4 reviews
        2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        This hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like continental breakfast and free self parking.

        Hampton Inn Yorkville $88
        Hampton Inn Yorkville

        Hampton Inn Yorkville

        310 East Countryside Parkway, Yorkville, IL
           
          4.7
          of 5, from 7 reviews
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          This hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

          Fairfield Inn & Suites Peru $98
          Fairfield Inn & Suites Peru

          Fairfield Inn & Suites Peru

          4385 Venture Dr, Peru, IL
             
            4.3
            of 5, from 6 reviews
            2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            This hotel features an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

            Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort $140
            Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

            Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

            2643 IL Route 178, Oglesby, IL
               
              4.0
              of 5, from 12 reviews
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              A water park and an indoor pool are featured at this smoke-free resort. There's fun for all ages with a lazy river and mini golf, and families will appreciate the picnic area. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free WiFi.

              Best Western Oglesby Inn $89
              Best Western Oglesby Inn

              Best Western Oglesby Inn

              900 Holiday Street, Oglesby, IL
                 
                4.0
                of 5, from 13 reviews
                2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                This hotel features an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like full breakfast and free self parking. A business center, free WiFi in public areas, and express check-in are also on offer.

                La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Peru Starved Rock State Park $67
                La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Peru Starved Rock State Park

                La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Peru Starved Rock State Park

                4389 Venture Dr, Peru, IL
                   
                  3.8
                  of 5, from 14 reviews
                  2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  This hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like continental breakfast and free self parking.

                  Ottawa Activities

                  Places To Go In Ottawa

                  Welcome, traveler, to Ottawa. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?

                  Things to Do in Ottawa

                  You’ll not be wanting for things to do in Ottawa. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.

                  Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Ottawa? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.

                  Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.

                  When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from Ottawa attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.