Things to See and Do Near ONE60 Elgin

ONE60 Elgin is located in downtown Ottawa, near many area attractions with Ottawa City Hall and Confederation Park placed just across the street. A couple more steps away, you’ll find the National Arts Centre, the Rideau Canal, and the National War Memorial. If you continue walking towards the Ottawa River, the Parliament of Canada and the Centennial Flame are not far from this path. Parliament Hill is located next to a lock system used to control water levels in the Rideau Canal, along with the Bytown Museum, which is located across the canal from Major’s Hill Park.

Ottawa is Canada’s capital and is home to many festivals and events, including TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival, the Dragonboat Festival, Winterlude, RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest, Canadian Tulip Festival, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa Chamberfest, and Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light. Right across the river, you’ll also find Gatineau Park, a hiker’s all-season dream.

When you’re visiting ONE60 Elgin, be sure to check out Ottawa’s green spaces. There are numerous walking and biking paths and trails around the city. During the summer, join the locals in the park, on the beach, or rent a canoe to paddle around the Rideau canal, and during the winter, bundle up and take in the dazzling Christmas lights around the city. Summer average temperature is around 20°C, while winter dips down to an average of -10°C (excluding wind chill).

Thinking about staying close-by? There are over 10 hotels and motels within one kilometer (under a mile). Ottawa is a great walking city – especially the downtown core. City transportation is convenient and efficient with OC Transpo buses, the O-Train, taxis, and Uber ready to get you where you need to go.

Be sure to visit one of Ottawa’s landmarks while you’re here and experience the beauty of Canada’s capital city.