Destination guide

The natural setting of Gloucester is ready to explore

Learn about the unique charm of Gloucester with a stay in a private vacation home. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants attract many visitors, and its walkable and romantic location add to the charm. National Gallery of Canada and Parliament Hill are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Gloucester

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gloucester a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Camp Fortune (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Capital Golf Centre (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Vincent Massey Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Nepean Sportsplex (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Calypso Theme Waterpark (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gloucester

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gloucester is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princess Louise Falls (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Millennium Sports Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Petrie Island Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Strathcona Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Brantwood Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Confederation Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gloucester

The nearest airport is in Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.), located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center.

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