If you are thinking about taking a Weekendtrip to Ottawa, but don’t want to break your bank, there are plenty of free options available in Canada’s capital city.
1. Scope Out The Stars at The Science and Technology Museum
(1867 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa ON)
In a galaxy far far away… the Science and Technology Museum offers free stargazing using their telescope on select days during the year. There is really no better way to see the stars on a budget and the views offered by the Museum are said to be among the best in the world.
2. Get Your Swim On At The Beach
Gatineau Park’s 35,000 hectares of land include six public beaches, with one being specifically designated for campers. Summertime activities include cycling, hiking, and boating.
3. Tour The Supreme Court
(301 Wellington St., Ottawa ON)
The Supreme Court of Canada offers free tours by law students. The students take visitors through the Canadian judicial system and discuss how the Supreme Court deliberate cases with legal issues of public importance. Visitors can also sit in on appeal hearings when the Court is in session.