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5 Fun Family Trip Locations Near Ottawa

Family trips are an opportunity to connect with the children while driving. Skip the headphones and tablets, and play road trip games, sing songs, share memories or have light discussions until your final destination.

We found these 5 fun family trip locations that you may want to check out!

5 Fun Family Trip Locations Near Ottawa

Six Flags has 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada with world-class coasters, family rides for all ages, up-close animal encounters and thrilling water parks. In Montreal, which is less than two hours from Ottawa, you can go enjoy LaRonde and all the wonderful rides they offer. 

Note: Services are in French and a COVID-19 vaccine proof is required as of September 1, 2021, for guests 13 years of age and over.

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About five-hour drive away from Ottawa is Canada’s very own Wonderland! In terms of attractions and things to do, they offer:

  • Rides & Experiences
  • Splash Works Waterpark
  • Special Events
  • Dining
  • Live Entertainment
  • Shopping

Note: Reservations may be required, and a COVID-19 vaccine proof is required as of September 22, 2021, for guests 13 years of age and over. Verify their website to see Opening Season dates.

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According to Three Best Rated, Wet’n’Wild Toronto is Canada’s newest waterpark with attractions and rides for people of all generations, and it’s located at a five-hour drive of Ottawa. It is dedicated to providing family entertainment in a safe, clean atmosphere to its clients.You will get happy lifetime memories by hosting an amazing birthday party at Wet’n’Wild Toronto. Their catered outings are available for 25 or more guests. You can book a private picnic area outside of Wet’n’Wild Toronto’s waterpark and combine a picnic get-together with the joy and thrills of the waterpark. The picnic area rentals are available from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm daily during regular working hours for picnics. Guests with disabilities are welcome to bring their assistive devices into the park. Go and relax with their great food, cool rides or signature drink.

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Calypso Waterpark is the summertime place to be for children and thrill-seekers alike, less than an hour away from downtown Ottawa. As the biggest theme waterpark in Canada, Calypso Waterpark features a wide variety of attractions for people of all ages: 35 slides, 100 water games and 2 theme rivers! It is also home to the largest wave pool in the country, exciting slides for everyone, play areas for young families, 2 VIP Zones and a great selection of restaurants. With so much to do and see, a day at Calypso Waterpark is simply unforgettable!

Fallsview Indoor Waterpark is “Simply Amazing” with 125,000 square feet of action-packed water fun. Featuring a mammoth play area, the massive 1,000 gallon tipping bucket, enormous 6 storey high waterslides, the full-sized wave pool, year-round outdoor activity pool and sundeck, plunge bowl, two oversized adult only Jacuzzis and a children’s play area. Drier options include the jungle beach playhouse. For dining options The Beach Club lets customers dine like the stars.

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