Ottawa and the Rideau Lakes are located around the Rideau Canal and Rideau River in Eastern Ontario, Canada. This subregion includes much of Lanark County, the northern portion of Leeds-Grenville and Ontario's portion of the National Capital Region.
Cities and towns
- 1 Ottawa — the national capital
- 2 Almonte
- 3 Carleton Place
- 4 Carp
- 5 Kanata — a nondescript Ottawa suburb most famous as home of the NHL's Ottawa Senators
- 6 Merrickville
- 7 Perth
- 8 Smiths Falls
- The Rideau Canal, built for defensive purposes after the War of 1812, is a UNESCO-listed heritage site.