Dear parents: Are you wondering what do with your family during spring break? The Laurentians, only 30 minutes from Montreal, are full of fun and action-packed activities and events for your children: sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, outdoor games, downhill skiing, sleigh rides and much more! There’s something for everyone 🏂⛄❤🎿❄
The Laurentian region is renowned for its vast forests, beautiful mountain landscapes and lively villages. Winter sports enthusiasts are invited to come try one of our many centres and parks offering cross-country ski and snowshoe trails in the Laurentians. Snowshoers and skiers will be spoiled for choice with more than 15 centres, parks and trail networks in the area that cater to athletes of different levels.
Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift for your loved ones for the Holidays? This year, give the gift of skiing! The Laurentians’ ski resorts have something for everyone on your list. Take the opportunity to create unforgettable moments with family and friends and make memories that will last a lifetime. Here’s what the Laurentians’ ski resorts have to offer:
The Holiday season is the perfect opportunity for some family time together in the Laurentians to create unforgettable memories. Enchanting landscapes inspire a festive ambiance throughout the Laurentian region. Make your dream family outing a reality in this unparalleled setting! Whether you enjoy snowshoeing, skating, dog sledding, or cross-country skiing, one day won’t be enough to do it all!
To the delight of many, the Christmas market tradition is back with increasing popularity in Quebec! This tradition is an integral part of the Holiday season in many countries, such as Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, and several other European countries. In Quebec, these festive markets have become a celebration, featuring local artisans and food producers.
The Laurentians are clearly no exception to the rule, with the region boasting over thirty markets, shows, fairs, and exhibitions throughout the region. Without further ado, head out to discover unique gems by passionate creators. Here are the best Christmas markets and craft fairs to look out for:
In the Laurentians, Halloween is no small party! Dive into the world of trick-or-treaters and enjoy the activities and events organized for the occasion. On the program: haunted houses, animated characters, parades, pumpkin contests, costume contests, and so much more! Here’s how you can celebrate Halloween in the Laurentian region:
When Tourisme Laurentides asked me to stay at an outfitter in the Laurentians, I didn’t have to think twice. I have visited outfitters throughout Quebec for my TV show, Expédition Faune on TVA Sports, for nearly twenty years now. As part of this project, I was to stay at one of the many outfitters in the Laurentian region.
Fall is upon us, and the Laurentians are once again ablaze with colour! Added to the already gorgeous scenery, an array of colours, smells and flavours charm the senses and herald the arrival of a new season. Discover the region’s wide-open spaces in this new season with its warm hues. Plan a getaway in the cooler weather. You will marvel at the landscapes that change at every turn. Take this opportunity to try the countless activities available in the region. Discover both Laurentian tourist routes, or go for a hike or a cycling outing in one of our parks or wildlife reserves. How about an ATV ride, a day relaxing in one of our spas or some good food with friends?
In summer, it’s time to play! In the Laurentians region, you’ll find numerous businesses where you can have fun as a family. A trip to a petting farm, a theme park or a day on the water slides will delight both young and old. While on your getaway, take the opportunity to stay in the region’s inns, hotels and resorts. Here are some family activities for spring and summer 2018: