Saturday, November 1, 2014

Daytripping to Old Chelsea

Enjoy a day out in Chelsea. Photo by Katharine Fletcher. 
Story by Katharine Fletcher

From Gatineau Park trails to North America’s largest day spa, Katharine Fletcher believes Old Chelsea offers an array of attractions to appeal to everyone


Where is Old Chelsea?


Just 20 minutes north of Parliament Hill (15.7 km), Old Chelsea is an historic village accessed off Highway 5 North via exit 12.

Why do you particularly recommend it?


Primarily, because it’s such an “Ottawa Valley” place. It’s also an extremely picturesque village with colourful “old world charm.” It’s also the gateway to Gatineau Park. And, although I’m no shopper, there are some intriguing shops where you get a genuine, warm greeting.

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Read the full story at the Ottawa Citizen online.

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