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"Every road goes to Ottawa." General city Information Tip by janika

General city Information, Ottawa: 9 reviews and 3 photos

  Highway-417 (Queensway)
by janika

Public transportation is the best but you can rent a car if you have a credit card. There are nice wide roads with big green signs that tell your way. Queensway is the name of the highway that crosses Ottawa from east to west. This highway also connects you to other highways and major transit roads.
At the west end you can get to highway 416 that goes south and will get down to highway 401 which is the Trans Canada freeway.
Go east on the Queensway and get on highway 17. This takes you to Rockland and Orleans. Stay on the 417 and go east. This way you end up in Montreal.

There is also an International Airport in Ottawa. Check the web site for flights. Currently it is under-going an major reconstruction to make the terminal bigger, safer, nicer. All in all better. The grand opening of the new terminal is on October-12, 2003.

You can also get around on a bike or a boat. There are three rivers in Ottawa. The Rideau river, the Rideau Canal and the bigest is the Ottawa river.

Type: Car/Motor Home

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 14, 2003
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