7 Things To Do In Ottawa This Weekend If You Need To Unwind

Are you feeling exhausted? If so, here are things to do in Ottawa this weekend that will help you unwind.

To help you relax and recharge, you could treat yourself to a trip to a Nordic spa where you can soak in the steamy pools of water. Or you could book a visit at a cafe where you can snuggle fluffy cats.

Here are our seven activities you'll want to try for yourself:

Snuggle Cats At Feline Cafe

Price: $10 per person

Address: 1076 Wellington St. W., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: There is nothing like a cute animal to put a smile on your face. Here you can book an appointment to play with the different friendly cats.

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Experience The 10 Outdoor Baths At Nordik Spa-Nature

Price: $86 per person

Address: 16 Chem. Nordik, Chelsea, QC

Why You Need To Go: It is the largest spa in North America, and you can spend the entire day rotating between the different outdoor baths, saunas and infinity pool.

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Go For A Peaceful Walk On The Sarsaparilla Trail

Price: Free

Address: Old Richmond Rd., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can take a break from the long list of chores that need to be done and explore this short 0.9-kilometre trail. Within Stony Swamp, you can enjoy the crisp air and all the gorgeous sights without even breaking a sweat.

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Get Your Nails Done At Fika Beauty

Price: $20+

Address: 65 Denzil Doyle Ct., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Treating yourself to a manicure doesn't need to break the bank.

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Float At ISO Spa Floatation Centre

Price: $59 for a single float

Address: 464 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can float inside a sensory deprivation tank to try to relieve your stress.

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Get A Hot Stone Massage At Uppliva Sauna & Steam

Price: $105+

Address: 1140 Wellington St. W., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: It is a hidden gem in Westboro where you can get a deep tissue massage with hot stones and aromatherapy.

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Try The Thermal Experience At Amerispa Spa Nordique Cantley

Price: $58.00 per person

Address: 5 Chem. Ste - Élisabeth, Cantley, QC

Why You Need To Go: It is a more affordable alternative to Nordic Spa-Nature, where you can relax in the outdoor hot tubs overlooking the fall foliage.

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In Ontario, a vaccine passport is required to access some events, services and businesses, including restaurants and bars.

In Quebec, a vaccine passport is required to access many businesses and activities deemed non-essential, including restaurants and bars.

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.

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