Welcome !

The Heart of the Rideau is Calling!

Prepare to experience Westport and the Rideau Lakes! Get ready for breathtaking scenery, one-of-a-kind shops, family-friendly attractions, unsurpassed views from vistas high over the Rideau Canal, vibrant arts and music scene, rambling roads, calming sunsets over our shimmering lakes, with friendly residents and business people who go above and beyond to make your shopping or stay memorable.

We’re known for our relaxing way of life and making visitors feel like this is their home away from home. Perhaps that’s why may people start as visitors and decide to make permanent homes here! Discover our world-renowned area at your own pace – but get ready to fall in love.

Whether flying high above the area or cruising our waters of the Rideau Canal, hiking our culturally significant trails, or taking in views, memories are waiting to be made around every corner.

Welcome to Westport and the Rideau Lakes! We’re glad you’re here – and you will be, too.