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.
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.
If You Are Kinda Broke, Click "NEXT"
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
If You Are Pretty Broke, Click "NEXT"
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
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"
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