Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Kanata

The area's live music and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Kanata. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the hockey games, restaurants and shopping. Parliament Hill and National Gallery of Canada are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Kanata

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Kanata a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camp Fortune (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Nepean Sportsplex (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Vincent Massey Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Capital Golf Centre (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kanata

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kanata is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Andrew Haydon Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Mooney's Bay Park (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Vincent Massey Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Commissioners Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Brewer Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Garden of the Provinces and Territories (12 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Kanata

The nearest airport is in Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Kanata?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 314 vacation rentals near Kanata. From 146 Houses to 132 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kanata for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Kanata?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kanata:

  • Downtown Ottawa: 134 vacation rentals
  • Centretown: 87 vacation rentals
  • The Glebe: 56 vacation rentals
  • Sandy Hill: 89 vacation rentals
  • Aylmer: 16 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kanata?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kanata. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Canadian Tire Centre: 300 vacation rentals
  • Tanger Outlets: 299 vacation rentals
  • Kanata Centrum Shopping Centre: 314 vacation rentals
  • Bell Sensplex: 310 vacation rentals
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica: 349 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kanata listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kanata?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 146 Houses in Kanata. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kanata include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 132 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kanata?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 50 vacation rentals with pool available in Kanata. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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