18 Insane Travel Destinations Near Montreal To Plan For Summer 2017 If You’re Young, Broke, Or Restless

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18 Insane Travel Destinations Near Montreal To Plan For Summer 2017 If You’re Young, Broke, Or Restless

It's officially the begriming of summer and it's time for us young, broke, or restless Montrealers to get out there! For those broke Montrealers like me, I think we should take advantage of the amazing travel destination right near Montreal to explore! 

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So, if you are too broke to go to insane places across Canada, why not check out some places that are no more than a road trip away! The list below comprises of cheap places to go to near Montreal when you are young, broke, or darn right crazy.

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Travel Destinations If You're Young:

1. La Malbaie

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Distance: 4 hours away

For nature, romance, and luxury all in one, I suggest heading out to La Malbaie in Quebec. This little town is located right near the Camping Des Chutes Fraiser and the peaceful Jardins de Quatre-Vents. They have boutiques, boulangeries, chalets, golf clubs, and beautiful views.

2. Warren Falls

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Distance: 2 hours away

Warren Falls is an epic natural spring in Vermont that is only a 2 hour road trip away from Montreal! It is located in Mad River Valley with great swimming holes, cliff jumping, and relaxation.

3. Scarborough Bluffs

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Distance: 5 hours

Want to be in paradise? Then Scarborough Bluffs is the place for you! It's only five hours away from Montreal! You can enjoy its gigantic beaches and high cliffs over a beautiful sunset in Ontario.

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4. Le Trou de La Fée

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Distance: 4 Hours Away

If you want to experience one of the most breathtaking locations in the world, then Quebec’s Parc de la caverne du Trou de la Fée, situated in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is the place to be. They have a crazy footbridges and much more that includes hiking trails, a Chinese garden, zip lining, and wild cliffs. It is a perfect weekend trip for you young, wild, and restless children!

5. Mont-Tremblant

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Distance: 2 hours

There are multiple activities you can on a weekend trip to Mont Tremblant like hiking, skiing, ect., but I suggest head to the Scandinave Spa Mont-Tremblant with your bae! They offer a superb Spa that is absolutely stunning during the Spring Mont-Tremblant is home to this beautiful spa and many other activities that you can participate in for your luxurious weekend away. This spa offers great baths for only $60 each and for $150 you can get the baths experience and a Scandinavian massage.


6. Watkins Glen State Park

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Distance: 6 hours away

Located in New York Watkins Glen State Park if home to this incredible hidden grotto! This place literally looks like it cam out of a fantasy book. The streams, waterfalls, and bridges are stunning and great for pictures with your BFF!

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Travel Destination If You're Broke:

1. Bleu Lavande

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Distance: 1 hour away

891, Narrow Road (Road 247), QC

May 13th until May 28th 2017 - Everyday from 10 am to 5 pm

June 3rd until June 22nd 2017 - Everyday from 10 am to 5 pm

You and your BFF have to visit Blue Lavande in Quebec so that you can enjoy a lovely picnic in a lavender field this spring. It is absolutely stunning and it's a great place to relax, take pictures, and enjoy the nice weather with your BFF.


2. High Falls Park Campground

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Distance: 1 hour away

If you and your BFF love camping and stunning waterfalls , then High Falls Park is the place for you! It's literally an hour away and trust me, it is worth the short drive.

3. Island Line Trail

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Distance: 2 hours away

Island Line Trail, also known asColchester Causeway, is located in Vermont and it is an epic 14-mile rail trail that you and your bike loving BFF must try! I swear it is almost too epic to handle. You can see all of Lake Champlain as you fly over the water on your bike and create memories of a life time!

4. Chutes De La Chaudiere

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Distance: 2 hours away

For a two hour road trip from Montreal, bring your friends to explore the Chutes De La Chaudiere for a wild time! These waterfalls honestly look like they are from another country, so bring your cameras and fool your family by telling them you left Canada.

5. Hermit Island

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Distance: 5 hours away

At Hermit Island, located in Maine, you can try their INSANE nature tours and check out their secret beaches that are absolutely stunning. You can see the turquoise water as you explore the island and create memories with your bff that will last forever!

6. Parc de la Gorge

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Distance: 2 hours away

If you head to Coaticook by yourself, then Parc de la Gorge is definitely a site you will want to see! If heights are your thing, then be sure check out this AMAZING suspension bridge! It's great for hiking and enjoying the hopefully sunny weather! Plus, there is a great ice cream shop and much more to do if you need some down time.

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Travel Destination If You're Restless:

1. Great Canadian Bungee At Morrison’s Quarry

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Distance: 3 hours away

Morrison’s Quarryis located near the towns of Chelseaand Wakefield, both charming towns located in the Quebec hillside. The quarry is an absolutely gorgeous spot, with crystal blue waters where you can swim, snorkel,bungee jump (Great Canadian Bungee), and scuba dive. It's a great location for a cute weekend getaway with your BFF!

2. Ausable Chasm

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Distance: 2 hours away

Ausable Chasm is located in New-York and it will actually take you less time to drive there than driving to Mont-Tremblant. It's a 2 mile long sandstone gorge with a river that runs through it that features some spectacular rock formations. You and your BFF can enjou adventure trails, night tours, rock climbing, ziplines, rappelling, rafting and of course lazy river tubing all for $30!

3. Stowe Mountain ResortZipLine

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Distance: 2 hours away

At Stowe Mountain Resort, located in Vermont, you can try their INSANE zipline that is almost too epic to handle. You can see all of Green Mountain State as you fly through the sky and create memories of a life time!

4. Bruce Peninsula National Park

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Distance: 8 hours away

Bruce Peninsula National Park holds what seems to be something from the Caribbean. The park has a peninsula that is absolutely breath taking! It is only an 8 hour drive from Montreal and trust me, it’s worth every minute. Their beach offers kayaking, swimming, biking, and much more to make your cheap trip magical.

5. Anticosti Island

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Distance: 12 hours away

Anticosti is a wild island surrounded by huge cliffs and ocean views. They have spectacular canyons that you can kayak through and perfect spots for camping with your wild friends this summer.It’s a national park that is worth the trip too with some of your closest friends.

6. Balnea Spa

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Distance: 1 Hour Away

Price:$60 or $40 after 5pm

319 chemin du Lac Gale

For the ultimate private spa experience, be sure to check out Balnea Spa! Enjoy panoramic views of the lake and surrounding nature in their 360 saunas, hot tubs, cold pool and Turkish baths. You can relax, since you are so damn restless, in their sweat lodge by ridding your body of all its excess toxins, or take a hike around the lush forests that hold secret magical relaxation spots.


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