Tag Archives: autumn

October 10

Days Out Ontario’s Ottawa fall faves (within an hour of downtown!)

What makes a better back drop to day tripping adventures than fresh, crisp air and the russet, orange, and yellow hills of autumn? With fall officially here, there is no better time to head out on the open road to explore restaurants, museums, and trails in Ottawa and area. Here are a few nearby gems […]

Searching for the perfect pumpkin with the Reynolds family

Mike Reynolds (blog/Twitter)¬†is an Ottawa born-and-raised husband, ¬†father to one and soon to be second. He’s obsessed with making sure his daughter says ‘daddy and mommy’ and not ‘mommy and daddy’ and with finding junk he thinks will one day be considered an antique. He also blogs about his admitted cluelessness when it comes to […]

Speaking of pumpkin beer…

Leave it to me to finally find a beer that I love, and it is only available in the fall. I first had the Clocktower’s locally-brewed Harvest Pumpkin Ale at this year’s Beau’s Oktoberfest, and I’ve decided that it is officially my favourite beer. Alas, on Saturday our server at the Byward Market Clocktower informed […]

Welcome to Local Tourist Ottawa!

Why hello there! Welcome to Local Tourist Ottawa, a brand new blog with a mission to feature the best of Ottawa and encourage others to share what they believe makes this city great. Here you will find features on your favourite people, places and things – but most of all – you will find a […]