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30 Spontaneous Things To Do In Ottawa In These Last 3 Weeks Of Summer

For Couples, BFFs or If You’re Single & Bored

From my personal experience, I have found that the most fun memories I have tend to come out of spontaneous planning. Whether it's a random picnic or a trip to a waterpark, whenever it's spontaneous I always have even more fun.

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Nothing is better than a regular boring day turning into something super random and exciting. Whether it's you and your bae trying to make the most of these last 3 weeks or your BFFs planning to meet up before school takes over your lives or just alone at home while everyone is working, there is always something to do in Ottawa! If you're on the search for something spontaneous to do before this summer ends, this list will help you choose exactly what you can do.



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Battle each other in over 100 different board games at The Loft Board Game Lounge

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Walk around and look at the stunning Mosai Canada 150 Horiculture Sculptures

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Try to conquer on of Ottawa's Hiking Bucket List trails

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Laugh the night away at Absolute Comedy 

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Unleash your inner artists at Color Me Mine 

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Try to get a bullseye at BATL  

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Be super spontaneous and ride a horse at Captiva Farms 

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See Ottawa from the sky with Ottawa Biplane Adventures 

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Enjoy some outdoorsy activities before the cold comes in at Arbraska Laflèche

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Take a salsa class together at Azucar! Latin Dance Company 

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Soak up the sun at Calypso Theme Waterpark 

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Try out Golden Bubbles before it's too cold to have ice cream 

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Sip on your favorite drinks at Ottawa's Bucket List Summer Patios

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Act like you're not in Ottawa at Princess Louise Falls

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Spill Alllll The Tea At Cafe Cristal 

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Try out Quelque Chose Pâtisserie's unreal milkshakes

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Unwind and enjoy the heat together at Nordik Spa-Nature 

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Try your best to conquer one of Ottawa's Bucket List Escape Rooms

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Chill out or read a book at an Ottawa Park

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Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea at one of Ottawa's Lowkey Cafes

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Get amazing marble nails at Her Esthetician

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Challenge yourself and take a pole class at Ottawa Pole Fitness

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Try something new at Maverick Donuts

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Get your hair done at one of Ottawa's salons 

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Take a peaceful walk at one of Ottawa's "beaches"

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Do yoga on Parliament Hill on Wednesdays at 12

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People watch in the ByWard Market

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Get the treatment you deserve at THE TEN SPOT