25 Summer Day Trips With Kids From Ottawa
Grab the kids, pack the car and get ready for some summer fun! Here are 25 fantastic ways to spend the summer holidays with your kids near Ottawa.
Get aboard Pirate Life, Ottawa’s real pirate ship on the sea where you can imagine, play and create with your family. Dress like a pirate, face paint, fire up the cannon, and much more s you enjoy the pirate’s life. Pirate Life is available for birthday parties and special events, too.
Address: 588 Hog’s Back Rd, Ottawa (Directions from your location)
Canada’s First Railway Tunnel
Explore Canada’s first railway tunnel in Brockville. This half a kilometre tunnel in Brockville was constructed between 1854 and 1860 as part of the Brockville and Ottawa (B&O) Railway that tied the St. Lawrence River to the Ottawa River to take part in the lucrative timber trade. The tunnel is brought to life with a 90 minutes show including colourful lights, sounds and great music, so there’s plenty of time to walk the tunnel back and forth.
Address: 1 Block House Island Rd, Brockville (Directions from your location)
Calypso Water Park
Ready for some fun? A quick 20 minutes from Ottawa, Calypso Waterpark is Canada’s largest waterpark. There are unbelievably 35 slides, 100 water games, 2 theme rivers and a massive wave pool! There are activities for every age and interest. Spend the whole day with VIP cabanas and restaurants to enjoy.
Cost: 1.32 m (52 inches) and over, $49.99, 1m & under 1.32m tall, $39.99, 65 years old and up $39.99
Address: 2015 Calypso St, Limoges (Directions from your location)