Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Fun things to do with the kids in Ottawa

Ok, so I have made this list of fun things to do in Ottawa with the kids. Of course, it will continue to grow, but here are some things that I have found for now, if anyone is interested.

  1. Museums - children's(civilization), science and Tech (7/10), agriculture (8/10), nature, aviation(3/10)
  2. karters Korners(go karting, mini golf, kiddy cars)(10/10)
  3. Little Ray's reptile zoo (shows are worth the visit)(8/10)
  4. renting a paddle boat at dow's lake pavillion
  5. the midway family fun park(6/10)
  6. laser tag at laser quest
  7. mini golf (outdoor or indoor glow in the dark)
  8. saunders farm(7/10)
  9. valleyview little animal farm(5/10) For kids under 5
  10. andrew hayden park (7/10)
  11. walter baker park(7/10)
  12. parliment hill sound and light show
  13. cosmic adventures(9/10)
  14. going to the theatre(rainbow theatres offers a cheap family outing)
  15. fun junction(6/10)
  16. swimming at the local indoor or outdoor pool
  17. Ottawa lynx stadium to check out a game
  18. RCMP stables(musical ride)(6/10)
  19. sassy bead company(making bead art and jewellery)
  20. The mud oven(paint your own pottery)
If you want to drive a little here are some outings,

  1. Biodome (9/10) and insectarium(4/10)(montreal)
  2. Santa's village(near Montreal)
  3. Storyland(near Renfrew)
  4. mont cascade water park
  5. Logo's land water park(near renfrew)
  6. granby zoo(montreal)
  7. prehistoric world(near cornwall)
  8. papanack park zoo
  9. pinto valley ranch(horseback riding, pony rides, petting zoo)
  10. lafleche aerial park(10/10)
  11. camp fortune aerial adventure(10/10)
  12. bonnechere caves
  13. white water rafting
Over the summer I have taken the kids to a few of these places. I have marked a number beside each one that we have been to so far. The number represents my rating of the place out of ten.

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