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18 Things You Can Do In Ottawa If You’re Wayyy Too Broke To Go On Vacation This Summer 2017

You want to escape from Ottawa by traveling somewhere else for the summer but you're broke AF... I feel you. Whether you want to feel like you're not in Ottawa or just want to spend a day out there are actually plenty of options. 

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If you're broke the worst thing to do is sit at home and complain about it. What you can do is start exploring our truly amazing city! You may not think it but so many unique places have opened that are definitely worth visiting. It's time to explore, this list of 18 things you can do will help you based on how broke you are.

Kinda Broke

Pretty Broke

Broke AF

If You Are Kinda Broke, Click "NEXT"

Kinda Broke

Pretend You're Boating On The Ocean With Capital Cruises

$25 per ticket

Time Travel Back To The 60s At The Diefenbunker Escape Room

$32 per ticket

Act Like You're On A Tropical Island At Calypso Theme Waterpark

$41 per ticket

Enjoy An Outdoor Movie At Ciné-Parc Templeton

2 movies for $12 Each 

Rent A Canoe, Kayak, Or Paddle Board On Dow's Lake

$17 for a canoe, $18 for a kayak, $16 for a paddle board

Get Super Creative At Color Me Mine

$25-35 Each

If You Are Pretty Broke, Click "NEXT"

Pretty Broke

Immerse Yourself In Nature At Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory

Free to visit. $5-15 if you choose to stay at the cafe.

Feel Like You're On A Tropical Beach At Playa Del Popsical 

$2-3 per pop

Escape From Ottawa And Visit Morrison's Quarry

$5 entry 

Head To Unicorn World At The Dreamland Cafe

$2.50 - $4.25 Drinks

Pretend You're In Italy At Mantovani 1946 Cafe & Pastry

Menu ranges in price, stick to a coffee or gelato and you're good ($5-10)

Embrace Ottawa's Beauty At Tavern On The Hill

Drinks: $6 - $12, Gourmet Hot Dogs: $2 - $8

If You Are Broke AF, Click "NEXT"

Broke AF

Stroll Around The ByWard Market There Is Always Something To See 


Explore One Of Ottawa's Many Museums 

Free after 5 PM on Thursdays

Check Out The Amazing Mosai Canada 150 Horiculture Sculptures Opening June 30th 


Be One With Nature At Eagles Nest Lookout


Enter Zen Mode By Doing Yoga On Parliament Hill

Free Wednesdays from 12 - 1 PM

Go On An Instagram Mission And Take 30 Different Instas At 30 Different Locations


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