Nordic spa, water maze, ruins and more! 😍
If you are craving some adventure, we got you covered. There are so many fun activities to do near Ottawa that you'll want to try for yourself.
So instead of spending another boring weekend at home, why not try out one of these fantastic adventures below?
See A Waterfall
Price: $7 per person
Address: 200 Chemin Malo #168, Plaisance, QC
Why You Need To Go: Following the short 1-kilometre path, you'll reach the breathtaking Chutes de Plaisance.
Treat Yourself To A Relaxing Spa Day
Price: $83 per person
Address: 16 Chemin Nordik, Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: North America's largest spa is only a short drive away. You can easily spend the entire day at Nordik Spa-Nature rotating between the 10 outdoor baths and nine saunas.
Get Lost In A Water Maze
Price: $40 for a two-person canoe
Address: 52 Chemin des Sources, Wakefield, QC
Why You Need To Go: You can paddle through Eco-Odyssee, a 6-kilometre water maze with 64 intersections where you'll have to decide which way to go.
Hike To A Lake
Address: Gatineau Parkway, Gatineau, QC
Why You Need To Go: If you crave some fresh air, it is time to head to Gatineau Park. Here you can follow the loop trail that will take you around Pink Lake.
See Cute Canadian Animals
Price: $30.44+ per person
Address: 99 QC-323, Montebello, QC
Why You Need To Go: You can drive through Parc Omega and see deer, bison, elk, foxes and wolves without leaving your vehicle.
Zipline And Explore A Tree Course
Price: $42+ per person
Address: 255 Route Principale, Val-des-Monts, QC
Why You Need To Go: You'll have a great time at Arbraska Lafleche's tree course, where you'll cross suspension bridges, climbing nets, and zip lines.
Price: Free admission (paid parking)
Address: MacKenzie King Road, Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: At Mackenzie King Estate, you can visit the lush gardens bursting with colourful flowers and then follow the walking trail to spectacular ruins.
Cool Down With Some Ice Cream
Address: 14 Chemin Scott, Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: La Cigale is an adorable ice cream shop with around 70 flavours on their rotating menu, so there is always something new to try.
Say Hello To Friendly Alpacas
Price: $5 per person
Address: 1594 Route 105, Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: You can book a guided tour of Alpagas Chelsea to visit their fuzzy alpacas.
Try To Get A Hole-In-One
Price: $13.25 per person
Address: 11 Notch Rd., Chelsea, QC
Why You Need To Go: You can spend the afternoon at Dunn-D's Mini-golf, an 18-hole course with a mini waterfall.
Address: Wakefield, QC
Why You Need To Go: It is a charming small town where you can walk along the water and enjoy a meal on the patio. While here, you'll also want to see the eye-catching covered bridge.
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.