World Heritage Site – Rideau Canal


Merrickville, also dubbed ‘the Jewel of the Rideau’, is a lovely, historic village on the Rideau River and it has become a favourite weekend getaway spot on the gorgeous Ottawa-Kingston Rideau Heritage Route.  You will find friendly and unique shops, a campground and small hotels, restaurants and B&Bs for those who want to stay overnight.

Merrickville is situated an hour’s drive south of Ottawa, Ontario.  You can also travel by boat along the Rideau Canal, a World Heritage waterway, from Kingston to Ottawa, a distance of 202 km (126 mi).

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