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8 Ottawa Spring Date Ideas That Are Way Better Than Another Movie Night At Home

Real-life adventures > Netflix.
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 Date Ideas In Ottawa For This Spring If You're Tired Of Staying In

Is that love in the air? It is time to shake things up; we have Ottawa date ideas that are way better than another movie night at home.

Sure, snuggling and watching movies can be fun, but it is time to surprise your special someone with an adventure. There is no better way to bring you both closer and make some fantastic memories.

This spring, it is time to get outdoors to see all the blooming flowers. Or if you are feeling brave, you can try the new interprovincial zipline.

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Picnic Under Flowering Trees

Price: Free

Address: Dominion Arboretum, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: The two of you can enjoy a romantic picnic under the crab apple and magnolia trees.

Fly Across Ottawa Together

Price: $68.00 per person

Address: 1495 Sir George-Étienne Cartier Pkwy., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: For a date that seems straight from The Bachelor, you can soar over the Parliament Buildings with Ottawa Biplane Adventures.

Canoe Through A Water Maze

Price: $35.00+

Address: 52 Chemin des Sources, Wakefield, QC

Why You Need To Go: At Eco-Odyssee, you can canoe or paddleboat through a massive water maze.

Stop And Smell The Tulips

Price: Free

When: Friday, May 14 to Saturday, May 24

Address: Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: For a budget-friendly date, you can explore the Canadian Tulip Festival and see thousands of blooming flowers.

Have Dinner Next To A Waterfall

Price: 💸💸

Address: 7 Mill St., Almonte, ON

Why You Need To Go: For a next-level patio experience, head to Joe's Italian Kitchen, where you can dine on pizza and enjoy a view of the falls.

Watch A Movie Under The Stars

Price: TBA

Address: 333 Port Elmsley Rd., Perth, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can step up your movie night at Port Elmsley Drive-In Theatre. Here you can snuggle together in your car and watch blockbusters under the twinkling starlight.

Hike To A Breathtaking View

Price: $5.00 per person

When: From Saturday, May 15

Address: Rock Dunder Summit Trail, Rideau Lakes, ON

Why You Need To Go: The two of you can hike the 3.9-kilometre loop at Rock Dunder that will take you to a breathtaking lookout over the Rideau Waterway.

Zipline Between Ontario And Quebec

Price: $36.99 per person

Address: 50 Rue Jos-Montferrand, Gatineau, QC

Why You Need To Go: You can fly over the water on the new interprovincial zipline, Interzip Rogers, which opens this spring.

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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