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 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!
When the winter finds you outdoors on snowy mountain summits, you can be sure that winter sports are in the limelight! Come sledding in the Laurentians, rediscover your inner child, and breathe the region’s fresh air. Take advantage of spring break to experience the Laurentians’ sledding runs:
Are you looking for something to do with your family or friends during spring break? The Laurentians region, located only 30 minutes from Montreal, abounds in activities and fun events: sledding, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing, indoor games, downhill skiing, sleigh rides and much more! There is something for everyone.
The parks of the Laurentians are renowned as wonderful wild places to have fun and enjoy the fresh air. Laurentian parks have so much to offer: visitors can choose from a wide array of unique activities. With so many options, you may just have to toss a coin to decide what to do first!
The large natural territory of our beautiful region offers outdoor enthusiasts an unparalleled selection of adventure activities in a multitude of parks, perfect to enjoy the most exceptional landscapes.
This season, put on your snowshoes, hiking boots or cross-country skis and discover this magical winter wonderland. Take a pause during your hike and appreciate the beauty of nature along the interpretation trails. Why not make the most of it and stay overnight in a refuge or a tent?
You can truly experience the region’s immensity and magnificence at the Montagne du Diable Regional Park, with its majestic mountain, the second highest peak in the Laurentians, overlooking the Baskatong Reservoir. At the Mont-Tremblant National Park, the largest protected area in the province, try a variety of activities including the famous Via Ferrata! Don’t miss the opportunity to stay a night in a ready-to-camp or Huttopia tent. Want to try the experience of staying a night in an igloo? Head north to the Kiamika Regional Park!
Along more than 10 kilometers of marked forest trails, discover the Doncaster River in the regional park that bears its name; it’s the perfect place for flora and fauna observation. Want to go on an expedition with the whole family? We recommend the Rivière-du-Nord Regional Park, where countless activities await. The Val-David – Val-Morin Regional Park, with its two sectors (Far Hills and Dufresne), offers a large protected territory criss-crossed by more than a hundred kilometers of paths for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
In the Lower-Laurentians, the Bois de Belle-Rivière Regional Park has a gorgeous ice path for skating in the forest and the Oka National Park is ideal for winter lovers with its wide range of activities: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and sliding. Many wintertime activities are also offered at the Rivière-des-Mille-Îles Park, including 13 kilometers of hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails that border the Mille-Îles River. Enjoy many family activities in an intermunicipal forested park catering for outdoor activities but located in an urban environment: the Domaine Vert Park!
Last but not least, « Le P’tit Train du Nord » linear park offers snowmobilers and cross-country skiers a unique way to discover the region. In fact, a visit to the Laurentians would not be complete without an expedition on this 232-km path built over an old railway line from Bois-des-Filion to Mont-Laurier: it’s Canada’s longest linear park, with activities season after season.
It’s fair to say that the most diverse activities abound in the Laurentians’ parks! See you this winter 🙂
With a group of avid skiers and outdoor enthusiasts, I was headed to Mont-Tremblant. Our destination, the highest summit of the Laurentians, is also renowned as the “#1 Ski Resort in the North American East “. We were looking forward to enjoy all the sports and cultural activities offered right at the mountain and in the other sectors of Tremblant.
Everyone, young and old, from thrill seekers to those looking for a relaxing experience, found just the right activity to suit their tastes: ice climbing, visit to the spa, festive nightlife at one of the bars or casino, and evenings by the fireplace in the comfort of our condos and chalets. The kids particularly enjoyed the new Tam-Tam Zone, the mountainside tubing evenings and skating next to the chapel.
With their many cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails, the Mont-Tremblant National Park and Centre de ski de fond Mont-Tremblant allowed us to discover a true outdoor paradise. The latter, located on the site of the Domaine Saint-Bernard ecotourism park, offers fatbike rentals. You must absolutely try this brilliant winter cycling activity!
With its charming inns, small boutiques and a church converted into a concert hall, Mont-Tremblant is a picturesque village. Its downtown area has a charming heritage atmosphere. Find unique souvenirs and gifts in the Petit Hameau shops and take advantage of exclusive savings on brand names in the outlet stores. Mont-Tremblant is also renowned for its gastronomy, with a variety of restaurants, cafes, bistros and bars serving local and international flavors.
In other words, Mont-Tremblant is the ultimate destination, with activities and adventures for all tastes!
For a vacation or just a short getaway, nothing compares to the Laurentians’ B&Bs and small inns, where you are guaranteed to receive a personalized service and a warm welcome. The owners are always happy to welcome guests under their roof and share their passion for the Laurentians. Ask them to let you in on the region’s best kept secrets: boutiques, art galleries, museums, events, out-of-the-ordinary activities, etc.
Let yourself be pampered, enjoy delicious home-cooked meals and unwind completely. Authenticity and coziness await you in these havens of peace, wherever they are located: in the heart of a charming village or perched on the mountain side. Each one offers a unique experience, with many activities to choose from. The Laurentians is renowned for its vast selection of outdoor activities: downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, skating, snowmobiling and tube sliding. Your hosts will be pleased to advise you; they can even help you find amazing discoveries. Restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, concert halls and Nordic spas also abound in the Laurentians, perfect for the cultural getaway or cocooning vacation of your dreams.
The region’s B&Bs and small inns offer a privileged access to scenic landscapes and a wide range of entertaining events and activities. You are also sure to find comfort, customized service and convenient amenities; and let’s not forget the local flavors and gastronomy for which the region is known.
Enjoy your stay!
Located 45 minutes from Montréal, Fiddler Lake Resort offers a fully catered resort holiday in an exclusive 250-acre domain set along the banks of magnificent Fiddler Lake. A peaceful haven nestling in the heart of the Valley of Saint-Sauveur, the largest night-skiing area in Canada, with a wide range of activities nearby. Considering how much snow there is, it’s time to come up North and enjoy it!
A vast virgin forest surrounding the fifty luxurious, log cabin-style cottages is perfect for hiking and snowshoeing. The recreation center adjacent to the skating rink houses a heated indoor pool and a games room for both children and adults. Cross-country skiing, dogsledding, ice climbing, tube sliding, ice fishing, snowmobiling and a spa are just some of the activities available on-site or nearby. And the restaurants, bars, art galleries and boutiques and outlets of the charming village of Saint-Sauveur are just 15 minutes away!
Spacious cottages with everything included for 6 to 18 people have been designed for maximum comfort: cathedral ceilings, huge picture windows, broad verandas and ecological wood fireplaces. Most cottages are equipped with a private outdoor spa and sauna, as well as a pool table, and they all include free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet. Catering services, private chefs and a concierge service all contribute to a worry-free stay.
Its selection of winter packages, particularly during the weeks of the March break, make Fiddler Lake Resort an ideal destination for a holiday with the family or friends, or perhaps a special corporate event.
Located in the capital of the Laurentians just 30 minutes from Montreal and 10 minutes from Saint-Sauveur, the Hôtel Comfort Inn & Suites Saint-Jérôme offers a happy marriage of comfort, commodities and technology at more than affordable prices.
Rated 3 stars by Tourisme Québec, the complex is a member of a hotel chain internationally recognized for the quality of its services and comfort of its facilities. There are 85 units, all outstanding for their superior arrangements and stylish design, available in various categories and layouts. From standard rooms to spacious corporate suites that can be used for meetings, with suites also equipped with double therapeutic whirlpool baths, fireplace and small salon. All rooms include a continental breakfast.
The meeting rooms and studios, high-speed wireless Internet service, audio-visual equipment, catering services and business/relaxation packages all go to make the Hôtel Comfort Inn & Suites Saint-Jérôme a business destination of choice. As for the numerous sports, recreations and attractions available nearby, they are sure to contribute to the success of a winter holiday or weekend getaway. Downhill and cross-country skiing, tube sliding, snowmobiling, ice skating and sleigh rides can be added to spas, restaurants, bars, boutiques, shopping centers, theaters and cinemas, museums and much more.
Recipient of a number of awards since its opening in 2001, the smoke free hotel complex is also certified 3 Green Keys and 3 Green Leaves, and has taken care to implement numerous business practices aimed at environmental protection and sustainable development.