There is more to the National Captial than just the Ottawa River and Parliament. To ensure you don't miss out on the best the city has to offer, here are nine secret spots around Ottawa that locals don't want you to know about.\nEven if you are local, you might be surprised to discover how many hidden gems you've yet to find. For example, did you know you can see a piece of the Eiffel Tower or try the world's largest escape room?\nEditor's Choice: This Secret Nordic Spa Near Ottawa Is Like A Trip To Iceland's Blue Lagoon\n\nHere are all hidden gems you'll want to see for yourself.\nSand Dune\nPrice: Free\nAddress: 1 Pineland Ave., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can find a dune hidden right in the middle of the city.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kyra Cosman (@kyracosman)\nWebsite\nSwimming Hole With Turquoise Water\nPrice: $10 per person\nAddress: off Highway 105 in Wakefield, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: Morrison's Quarry is the perfect spot to cool down in the summer.\n View this post on Instagram Soakin up the last bit of summer sun🌞 A post shared by A N I K A 🌸 L E U N G (@anikaleung) on Sep 23, 2017 at 4:53pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nA Nordic Spa\nPrice: $39+ per person\nAddress: 1172 chemin d'Aylmer, Gatineau, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: The Nordik Spa-Nature isn't the only Nordic spa nearby. The KOENA Spa is not only much closer but is also more affordable.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Josée - Fashion & Lifestyle (@lifeofamomboss)\nWebsite\nWorld's Largest Escape Room\nPrice: $32 per person\nAddress: 3929 Carp Rd., Carp, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can try a massive escape room that takes place over an entire floor of an underground bunker.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jess Bandit's Adventures (@jessbandit_adventures)\nWebsite\nHundreds Of Flowering Trees\nPrice: Free\nAddress: Arboretum, Ottawa, ON \nWhy You Need To Go: Unlike High Park in Toronto, you can see 350 blooming trees without the crowds.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Andrea 🤍 (@abauie)\nWebsite\nA Piece Of The Eiffel Tower\nPrice: Free\nAddress: rue Montcalm, Gatineau, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: You can see a piece of the Eiffel Tower inside the Montcalm Street bridge next to Les Brasseurs du Temps.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jean-François Denault (@jeff_deno)\nWebsite\nPatio Next To A Waterfall\nPrice: 💸\nAddress: 1 John St., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: Tavern On The Falls is an incredible patio where you can sip cocktails next to a waterfall.\n View this post on Instagram Here in Ottawa I enjoyed a relaxing long weekend soaking up the sunshine. 🌞 If you happen to visit my hometown of Ottawa you'll want to check out Tavern on the Falls where you can relax at the patio next to a waterfall. It is the perfect spot to sip rosé or a cocktail and unwind. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ With only a few weeks left I summer I'm trying to spend as much time outdoors as possible. Do you have any fun adventures planned? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . . . . . #hotinstagrand #myottawa #ottawafoodies #ottawafoodie #613 #yow #ottawalife #ottawaeats #ottawalocal #ott #613eats #ottawablogger #igersottawa #ottawaeats #discoveron #ottawablog #loveottawa #ottawatourism #foodinottawa A post shared by Stephanie White ✈ (@stephaniewhitetravels) on Aug 6, 2019 at 12:13pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nMajestic Ruins\nPrice: Free\nAddress: MacKenzie King Road, Chelsea, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: At Mackenzie King Estate, you can go on a short hike to discover a collection of breathtaking ruins.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by TheBelaView (@thebelaview)\nWebsite\nA Waterfall Oasis\nPrice: Free\nAddress: St. Joseph Boulevard, Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: In Orléans, you can walk to the stunning Princess Louise Falls.\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by 𝐑𝐮𝐩𝐚 𝐙 (@rupa87)\nWebsite\nBefore 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.