Explore a Disney-themed maze & underground bunker!
Don't waste a moment of your time off work sitting on the sofa. We have exciting things to do in Ottawa this weekend that cost $25 or less.
Walk To A Waterfall
Address: 600 Hogs Back Rd., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: You don't need to hike for hours to see a waterfall. Right in the city, you can find Hog's Back Falls, otherwise known as the Prince of Wales Falls.
Go Underground Into Massive Caves
Price: $19 per person
Address: 1247 Fourth Chute Rd., Eganville, ON
Why You Need To Go: The Bonnechere Caves have finally reopened, and you can go on a tour to see the surreal sight for yourself.
Treat Your Dog To An Ice Cream Cone
Price: $1 for a dog ice cream cone ($3.00+ for ice cream cones for humans)
Address: 3763 Carp Rd., Carp, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can go on an ice cream date with your pup, as Carp Custom Creamery not only sells cones for humans but dogs too.
Escape A Massive Corn Maze
Price: $17 per person
When: From Saturday, July 24
Address: 63 Main St. W., Vankleek Hill, ON
Why You Need To Go: You can have so much fun trying to find your way out of Ouimet Farms Adventure's seven-acre Disney-themed corn maze.
Find A Secret Swinging Bridge
Address: Renfrew, ON
Why You Need To Go: Did you know Canada only has three swinging bridges, and one of them is close to Ottawa? Just an hour away, you can walk across the Renfrew Swinging Bridge and enjoy the view of the water below your feet.
Explore An Illuminated Tunnel
Price: Free (donations accepted)
Address: 1 Block House Island Rd., Brockville, ON
Why You Need To Go: You won't believe your eyes when you enter the Brockville Railway Tunnel, which glows in a rainbow of colours all around you.
Visit An Underground Bunker
Price: $17.50 per person
When: From Wednesday, July 21
Address: 3929 Carp Rd., Carp, ON
Why You Need To Go: The Diefenbunker is open again, and here you can explore a gigantic four-storey underground bunker.
Fuel Your Interest In Technology & Science
Price: Free daily between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m (if you reserve online in advance)
Address: 1867 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, ON
Why You Need To Go: You'll have so much fun at all the interactive exhibits within the Canada Science and Technology Museum.
Before you get going, check out our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.