WINTER IS FOR FAMILY FUN IN OTTAWA-GATINEAU

Family adventure awaits in the nation’s capital region! Stay with us at the Four Points by Sheraton Gatineau-Ottawa and save with our Family Getaway Package, starting at $215 per night for a family of four.

Ottawa-Gatineau is the perfect destination for winter and March Break! You’ll find ideal conditions for skiing, snowshoeing, skating, hiking and more. Plus, tradition comes alive in the region with sugar bush tours, the Winterlude festival and dozens of magical ways to celebrate the snowy season.

Our hotel is a short drive from Gatineau Park, the Capital’s conservation park and a natural wonderland. Learn about the region’s biodiversity or take to one of North America’s largest networks of cross-country ski trails. The hiking and snowshoeing are magnificent, and if you’re adventurous, you can even try snow fat tire biking!

Surrounding Ottawa are over 150 kilometres of Greenbelt cross-country ski trails. Your whole family can use the trails for free — and they’re suitable for skiers of all skill levels.

Camp Fortune is another favourite for families. Just a twenty-minute drive from our Ottawa-Gatineau hotel, Fortune has 24 runs for expert, intermediate and beginner downhill skiers and snowboarders. Lessons are available for all ages at the region’s largest ski school. The whole family will enjoy exceptional ski conditions in a pristine environment at Camp Fortune.

For skaters, there’s no place like Ottawa where you can lace up and glide along the nearly 8-kilometre Rideau Canal Skateway. From December to March, the outdoor Sens Rink of Dreams and the Landsdowne skating court are open 7 days a week, from early morning until late at night. Or step back in time at Rideau Hall’s historic outdoor rink, drawing skaters since 1872.

Looking for an iconic Canadian experience? See the fauna for which we’re famous at Parc Omega just inside Quebec. Beaver, elk, wolves, foxes, caribou, bears, moose, bison and more can be spotted from your car along a 12-kilometre safari route.

Quebec is sweet in winter and early spring! Experience traditional maple syrup making only a few minutes from Gatineau at Domaine De L'Ange-Gardien. Learn how this Canadian delicacy is made, sample fresh syrup, enjoy a traditional French-Canadian meal, entertainment and sleigh rides. With wooded trails and snow tubing, there’s something for everyone!

If you stay with us in February, don’t miss Winterlude on weekends from the 1st to the 18th Family Day. Ottawa’s iconic winter festival is a celebration of snow and ice, including the Snowflake Kingdom (slides, snow sculptures, mazes and more), the magical ice sculptures of the Crystal Garden and more!

When you’ve had your fill of fresh air, take in some culture with the Museum Passport Ottawa. You’ll get three days of unlimited access to seven national museums.

If hockey is your family’s passion, check out the NHL’s Ottawa Senators on home ice or the OHL’s Ottawa 67s.

With so much to do in Ottawa-Gatineau, you’ll want to book multiple nights! And with the Family Getaway Package you can feel good saving when you stay at the Four Points by Sheraton Gatineau-Ottawa.

Family Museum Package - RATES STARTING AT $209

Gorgeous architecture and world-renowned exhibitions convene to create Canada’s most-visited museum. Located on the banks of the Ottawa River - with a stunning view of Parliament Hill, the National Gallery of Canada, and downtown Ottawa - the Canadian Museum of History provides detailed insight into 20,000 years of human history. Let your eyes wander high into the sky as you take in the world's largest indoor collection of totem poles and walk through impressive life-sized recreations of Canadian settlements over the past 1000 years.

Rates starting at $209

Your museum package includes:

  • Accommodations in a traditional room
  • Family Admission at the Canadian Museum of History
  • Parking at the hotel
  • Breakfast for 4
  • $10 gift certificate valid at the Museum's boutique

Book online or call 866-716-8133.

Four Points by Sheraton Gatineau Ottawa is an approved partner of the Canadian Museum of History. Images and content are courtesy of Canadian Museum of History.

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ABOUT THE HOTEL

Four Points by Sheraton Hotel & Conference Centre Gatineau-Ottawa is centrally located in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Guests can experience the unique French culture on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River while taking in all that the National Capital Region has to offer. Located right across from the Canadian Museum of History, the hotel and conference centre has a beautiful view of Parliament Hill and is only a five-minute drive to downtown Ottawa and the ByWard Market. Within short driving distance are Gatineau Park, Parc des Cèdres, Parc du Lac-Beauchamp and more.

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