Forget about being bored during break week! Head to the Laurentians with your family this winter for a well-deserved holiday. Get energized with exhilarating activities your whole household will enjoy. During break week, put aside your daily work and have some fun. Snowshoeing or cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snow tubing, downhill skiing—have some excitement with your kids this week, where chores give way to fun. Take a break with family to have some winter fun, discover common passions and spend quality time together. The region’s resorts, inns, outfitters, lodges and hotels are waiting to welcome you with open arms. Make the most of this vacation to cut loose and let your hair down in the vast playground that is the Laurentians!
Many Special Events Await You!
Come enjoy spring break in Tremblant from February 27 to March 4! Skiing and much more are on the agenda! There will be interactive games, daily entertainment, street hockey, soccer on snow and a dance party on Saturday night. For those who tend to get cold, Brind’O Aquaclub offers 4 slides and 35 interactive games. Camping et centre de plein air Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts also awaits you for spring break with its special programming from February 27 to March 4. Music, s’mores, maple taffy, night snowshoeing and more! Just in time for your children’s vacation, parc de la Rivière Doncaster in Sainte-Adèle invites you to its Clair de Lune event on March 3. At the park, you’ll walk along 1.8 km of firelit trails with music. Hot chocolate and marshmallows will be provided! Don’t forget your mittens, and have fun outdoors.
Take advantage of the vacation to introduce your children to downhill skiing. Visit one of the four Sommets resorts. Each mountain has its own Intro-Plus Zone, the perfect bunny slope for learning the basics of skiing. Located in Val-David, Vallée Bleue — Family Resort is striving to be the ultimate family destination with its seven beginner runs, thematic glades for children and a snow park. The Centre de ski Belle Neige in Val-Morin offers lessons for children who are three years old and up. Once your children are comfortable on their skis, you can venture out onto the stuffed animal ski run, which both young and old will enjoy. The second-highest skiable peak in the region, Mont Blanc also has a family-friendly atmosphere with two learning areas and six runs for beginners. During its Spring Break Festival, you’ll have an enhanced experience as games, activities and festivities enliven your day!
Located in Saint-Sauveur, the family-oriented ski resort Mont Habitant features incredible skiable terrain both during the day and at night. In Sainte-Adèle, Ski Chantecler is the perfect ski area for the whole family. Beginners and experts alike are sure to enjoy the mountain’s 22 runs for all ability levels and 3 chairlifts. In Saint-Adolphe-d’Howard, Mont Avalanche offers a unique product in a magnificent setting. The mountain is in the heart of the village and boasts a breathtaking view of Lac Saint-Joseph. Finally, at an altitude of 875 metres, Tremblant is the highest downhill ski mountain in the Laurentians and boasts over 100 runs for skiers of all levels.
For Sledding Enthusiasts and Thrill-Seekers
Make the most of the outdoors by spending a day of fun snow tubing with the entire family at one of the region’s sledding centres! With over 60 sled, raft, and snow tube runs, Glissades Domaine des Pays d’en Haut in Piedmont guarantees a great time for all with descents for every age and skill level, from toddler to expert. Rafts, tornados, bobsleds or the Vortex360 will give you a thrilling ride! The snow tubing runs at Sommet Saint-Sauveur, versant Avila eagerly await your visit. Enjoy 21 sledding runs, 3 lifts and 3 snow raft runs in a welcoming winter setting. To prolong the fun, go to the parc F.U.N. at Sommet Saint-Sauveur for a wild ride aboard the Viking, a one-of-a-kind alpine roller coaster in Quebec. Enjoy the great outdoors with your little ones today. Red cheeks and smiles guaranteed!
The Most Authentic Quebec Winter Experience
Head out for adventure with your family across kilometres of trails on a dog sled! Seasoned guides will share all the secrets of this winter sport. Whether with Ski Doux,Laurel Aventure Nature, Tremblant Activity Centre, Action Tremblant, Alaskan Aventure or Kanatha-Aki Nature Centre, Laurentians’ snowy scenery is sure to take your breath away! Local businesses have various offerings, from a basic introduction to a package deal including all kinds of activities to put together a day to remember in the company of a pack of adorable huskies. Treat your young animal lovers, and book your experience today!
Fun Indoor Activities
If the sun and mild temperatures aren’t in store, no worries! There are a million ways to have fun in the Laurentians while staying out of the cold weather. Fans of mysteries and riddles, become the actors in an immersive scenario at Immersia Jeux d’évasion Boisbriand with its three available stories. In Blainville, the O-Volt recreation centre’s various activities are a blast: trampolines, a ninja course, playground equipment or stunt airbags. Young and old alike will find something to enjoy! For fun with family or friends, Tag E-Karting in Sainte-Thérèse is an entertainment complex offering an electric go-kart track, a 7D interactive movie theatre, laser tag and much more. With many playground features, games and mazes, MégaMaze Blainville and Saint-Jérôme will entertain your young ones from 0 to 12 years old. A candy bar and snack bar are available for refreshments.
Surprise Your Young Adventurers
Why not introduce your children to ice fishing while exploring the region with your gang? Come and experience fishing the Inuit way with tip-ups at the Kanatha-Aki Nature Centre in Val-des-Lacs. With your guide, you’ll have the pleasure of making a hole in the ice and fishing for brook and rainbow trout. Fishing gear and bait are provided. In Mont-Blanc, take your family on an extraordinary outing to visit the treetop walk and panoramic tower on the Sentier des cimes Laurentides. This activity is also wheelchair accessible. For even more thrills, go to Tyroparc in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts. Children over the age of 5 can use the mega-ziplines to satisfy their desire for adventure. In addition, a family package is available to spend a memorable day there. Book your spring break adventure today!
Ready, Set, Skate!
From one corner of the Laurentians to the other, families can skate to their heart’s content on various lakes and ice rings. In Saint-Sauveur, John-H.-Molson Park invites you to experience its 1.5 km forest skating trail. It’s the ideal place for beginners, since the park loans skate trainers free of charge. A little further north in Sainte-Adèle, parc Claude-Henri-Grignon offers a 0.6 km skating trail where skaters of all ages will have fun. Keep the fun going on the sledding hill and double ice slide. The rink in Lac Masson awaits you for a day of memorable skating on a 4 km path. You can rent skates, helmets and trainers for children. Check our website for more suggestions and conditions.
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