Show your special someone how much you adore them. If you are searching for some Ottawa winter date ideas that won't break any of the rules, we got you covered.

It is time to be more creative than another evening binging Netflix. Instead of rewatching Bridgerton, the two of you can star in your own romantic story.

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From holding hands as you glide across the ice to working together to solving an escape game, the two of you are going to make some incredible memories.

Glide Through A Forest

Price: $13.50 per person

Address: 2900 York's Corners Rd., Metcalfe, ON

Why You Need To Go: Just 30 minutes outside of Ottawa, you can find a gorgeous 3-kilometre outdoor skating trail.

Learn How To Make Tasty Cocktails

Price: $60.00 for a kit for two

Why You Need To Go: You can order a cocktail kit with everything you need to make four cocktails. The two of you will have so much fun learning how to make the boozy beverages that taste as good as they look.

Warm Up With A Mug Of Hot Chocolate

Price: $4.95+

Address: 53 William St. & 225 Marche Way, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: For a classic winter date, you can order two cups of their decadent hot chocolate and explore the snowy wonderland outdoors.

Put Your Sleuthing Skills To The Test

Price: $29.99+ per team

Why You Need To Go: Escape Manor has two online escape rooms, where you'll need to work together to track down a crime boss or save a kidnapped member of the United Nations.

Get Artistic And Paint Pottery

Price: $14.00+ per person

Address:  200 Kennevale Dr., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Art Haven sells paint-to-go kits with everything you need to paint your custom plate, planter or mug at home.

Explore A Serene Snowy Boardwalk

Price: Free

Address: Moodie Drive, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: The two of you can enjoy the crisp air and seeing tons of adorable little birds on this easy 0.7-kilometre loop trail.

Start The Day With A Brunch Board

Price: $45.00 for two people

Why You Need To Go: You won't need to cook a thing to enjoy a mouthwatering brunch feast at home. This brunch board comes with Belgian waffles, yogurt parfaits, meat, cheese, bagels, fruit, jam, honey, and so much more.

Go Tobogganing

Price: Free

Address: Green's Creek, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: The two of you can feel like kids again as you race each other to the bottom of this tobogganing hill.

Skating On The Rideau Canal

Price: Free

Address: Rideau Canal, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: No winter in Ottawa would be complete without skating on the Rideau Canal and then enjoying some delicious Beavertails.

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.


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