With midterms, readings, and work it sometimes feels like there's no time to have a social life. Whether I'm always doing a reading or studying for an exam it can be extremely hard finding the time to do anything fun anymore. 

Sometimes you're planning a day out and it's tough to choose something that is the LEAST time consuming. Whether you're the person that always uses 'I don't have time' as an excuse or you're the person that always makes time for your BFFs this list is sure to help you plan accordingly based on your own tight schedule. 


30 minutes

1-2 hours

3-4 hours

All Day


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30 Minutes: 

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Stroll around or chill out at Major's Hill Park 


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Try out a bucket list drink that isn't just a PSL 


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Treat yourselves to some absolutely yummy cupcakes from The Cupcake Lounge 


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Take a quick 30 minutes to zen out with your BFF at Pure Yoga 


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Escape to "Italy" by visiting Mantovani 1946 Cafe & Pastry 


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Sip on some delicious coffee at The Morning Owl 


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Take a quick stroll along the Rideau Canal


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Try out a unique bubble waffle cone at Golden Bubbles


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1-2 Hours: 

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Play your favourite board games at The Loft Board Game Lounge 


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Try your best to escape from one of Ottawa's Bucket List Escape Rooms


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Enjoy an absolutely delicious pizza from Fiazza Fresh Fired


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Have an hour of pampering at J'adore Beauty Bar & Lounge 


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Be fancy AF and have a posh high tea at Tea Party Cafe


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Hop 'till you drop at Flying Squirrel Ottawa


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Indulge in Ottawa's best fried chicken at The Fry


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Enjoy your favourite drinks with stunning views of Ottawa at Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market 


For Things To Do In 3-4 hours, Click "NEXT"


3-4 Hours:

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Learn about the many types of wines at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro 


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Spend your night painting with Paint Nite Ottawa


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Take a cooking class at The Urban Element


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Create your very own bowl or mug at LOAM Clay Studio


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Watch a movie while sipping on some wine at Cineplex Cinema Lansdowne VIP


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Dress TF up and head to Giovanni's Restaurant & Dining Lounge 


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Make your way to TD Place and watch an Ottawa Fury soccer game


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Hit up Funhaven for a fun filled day acting like a kid again


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All Day: 

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Spend the entire day unwinding with your BFFs at Nordik Spa


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Try to complete the bucket list things you must do while in the ByWard Market


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Prepare for fall by picking your pumpkin at Millers Farm and Market and carving them at night


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Have a grown up slumber party and binge watch your favourite shows on Netflix


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Go apple picking at Mountain Orchards then make delicious caramel apples with the at night


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