5 Unique Date Ideas for Spring/Summer in Ottawa

Here comes the sun! Make the most of your spring and summer in the nation's capital with these unique warm weather activities.
datenight - Unique Warm Weather Date Ideas in Ottawa

Ottawa is known for its stunning architecture, rich history, and vibrant culture. While our winters can be chilly, the arrival of warm weather introduces tons of unique activities that allow residents and visitors to make the most of the outdoors. From picnic dates in the park to romantic boat cruises, there are so many warm weather date ideas to explore!

Check out our article below for some of the unique warm weather activities you can experience to ensure your spring/summer in the nation’s capital is packed with unforgettable experiences.

Take a relaxing tour up and down the Ottawa River on a Hawaiian-style floating Tiki bar! Whether you’re planning a day out with friends or a romantic cruise, Palapa Tours is one of the coolest ways to get out on the water.

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Ottawa is an active city and one of the best ways to explore is by bike! Escape Tours & Rentals offers tons of unique specialty tours and packages including a Bike & Bites Tour with C’est Bon Ottawa, a Bike & Spa Tour, and an Ottawa Tulip Festival Bike Tour.

You can also choose to rent top quality bikes, scooters, and accessories to plan your own adventure. 

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Nestled between Parliament Hill and the ByWard Market, Major’s Hill Park is an urban green space offering stunning views of the Ottawa River and Gatineau Hills. During the warmer months, the park hosts numerous festivals, outdoor concerts, and cultural events. Relax on the grassy slopes, enjoy a picnic, or simply take in the panoramic vistas while admiring the historic landmarks nearby.

4. Rideau Canal Cruise with Ottawa Boat Cruise

The Ekeau Canal Cruise through Ottawa Boat Cruise Tours lets you discover the wonderful Rideau Canal, from Dow’s lake to the Ottawa River. Be surprised by the richness and historical landmarks that will you’ll see along the way in North America’s largest 100% electric passenger vehicle! 

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Ottawa Sport & Social Club (OSSC) creates a community for adults to live, play, work, and connect. They provide the largest, most organized and FUN outlet of sport leagues, tournaments, social events and classes. This summer, you can choose from sports and activities such as beach volleyball, ultimate frisbee, softball, and even standup paddle boarding! 

Click here to find your summer activity through OSSC and register as an individual or as part of a team.

Looking for a new treat to help you cool down during these warm months? Click here to read all about Chapman’s new premium line of ice cream! 

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