The capital of Canada, located on the banks of the Ottawa River in the east of Southern Ontario, is the city of Ottawa. The city is the fourth largest city in Canada, and as its capital, has an amazing array of things that visitors absolutely must see and do. It is frequently cited as the best community to live in the whole of Canada. Renting a car in Ottawa allows you to come and go from the Winterlude festival, the largest in Canada, held over three weekends, usually in February. Theres a handful of activities to partake in, but the most notable is the Rideau Canal Skateway which has earned the title of the largest skating rink in the world.