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Quirky Adventures

Quirky Adventures

Regular price $65 USD
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One trip is required per group.

* "PDF Instant Download" means the trip will be sent by email as a PDF document, and not by mail (the email is sent immediately after completing your purchase)

WHAT TO EXPECT

Quirky cafes, funky little shops and adventures for everyone. Quirky Adventures is definitely the fan favourite within the Ottawa area.

Trip Highlights

  • A boardwalk with a beautiful view
  • A couple of old mill ruins (get the cameras out)
  • Quirky and cute shops
  • Some ‘forest bathing’ opportunities

AVAILABLE TO DEPART

Available to depart Wednesday to Sunday, from May to October.

SUGGESTED FOR

  • Adventurous families and couples
  • Girlfriend getaways
  • Couples
  • Active seniors

Itinerary

STOP 1

We've recommended a variety of 'hidden gems' for you to explore at the first stop. Drive time to the second stop is 25 minutes.

STOP 2

Your next stop takes you on an 'Irish Adventure.' Drive time to your third stop is 15 minutes.

STOP 3

We've rounded up a great lunch spot within walking distance to a historic photo opp. Drive time to your fourth stop is 20 minutes.

STOP 4

Your fourth stop takes you through more 'quirks and forests' with a couple of cool pit stops along the way.

Region

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Can depart from

Kingston Area, Ottawa Area, Montreal Area

Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

  • Camera
  • Cash
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Money
  • Outdoor Gear
  • Reusable Shopping Bags
  • Road Trip Snacks
  • Water

Additional Details

  • Kid-Friendly
  • Accessible
  • Dog-Friendly

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We're here to help!

Please see the approximate driving distances below. Please note this just includes round-trip driving distances and not time spent at stops.

  • From Ottawa: 2 hours and 37 minutes / 211 km
  • From Kanata: 2 hours and 23 minutes / 190 km
  • From Barrhaven: 2 hours and 15 minutes / 166 km
  • From Gloucester: 2 hours and 43 minutes / 229 km
  • From Orleans: 2 hours and 57 minutes / 243 km
  • From Winchester: 2 hours and 5 minutes / 150 km
  • From Gatineau: 2 hours and 57 minutes / 228 km

It can be used May to October, from Wednesday to Sunday. This trip can be done in the winter as well, but a few businesses may be closed and the snow may make some hikes more challenging.

We recommend leaving anytime between 8 am - 9 am.

You can bring your pup on Quirky Adventures! The trip includes patio options for when it's warm & takeaway that work well for your pet. There will also be at least one dog-friendly activity at each stop. If you bring your furry friend, you will be unable to bring them into any indoor suggestions.

We recommend bringing between 2- 5 people on your surprise road trip adventure.

None of the stops require an entrance fee.

After booking your trip, we'll send you a confirmation email with a few recommended accommodation options.

Customer Reviews

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Catherine Purdy
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Fun Date Day

My husband and I loved our date day. We don't get alot of time to ourselves so it was nice to have a planned day to do something.

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Heather Kirk
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Fall adventure

Spent a lovely Fall day exploring. The day had something for everyone.

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Dawn Hanoski
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Linda Chapman
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Quirky Adventures

Excellent! Definitely unique places to explore. Loved it!

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Jill Caron
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Amazing!

What a wonderful, exciting, fantastic day we had. Every stop was filled with a perfect adventure. We had a blast!