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Sometimes getting lost is the best way to find yourself. That said, before you grab the keys to a rental car, it's useful to know some basic info about Gatineau — like where it lies on the map!
You'll only need to venture 5 miles to the north from central Ottawa to end up in Gatineau.
Throw your bags in the back seat, fill up the tank and get set to venture out of Gatineau. With a population of 812,100, there are tons of interesting folks to meet in Ottawa.
If your trip to Gatineau is all booked but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.
Make the short journey out of the neighborhood's center and spend a few hours discovering Promenades de L'Outaouais and RCMP Musical Ride Centre. Eager for more close-by options? Canada Aviation and Space Museum is also worth dropping by.
When you're ready to head out and experience the surrounding areas, District des Promenades will be waiting. Wander around and find out what makes this place popular. It's only 2 miles away, so you barely have an excuse to skip it!
If you plan to do some serious networking in the convention centers of Gatineau, it'd be smart to get some wheels. That way, you can go for a spin, take a look at some surrounding attractions and be sure that you'll get to your event on time. You'll likely be heading to one of these places:
Nowadays, the majority of compact cars are cleverly designed and boast an array of creature comforts without the large size. Grabbing the keys to one of these is an excellent idea given Gatineau is just 1 mile from downtown Gatineau. Take a peek at some of the terrific features and handling prowess of our selection of rides that are suited to city conditions. You could find that your ideal rental car is smaller than you think!
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you're about to embark on an amazing road trip around Gatineau, a spacious SUV could be a good choice. If you want the best possible price and plan on sticking mostly to the city, a budget compact is a clever pick. All you have to do is work out what's going to be the best fit, throw your bags in the trunk, and hit the road.