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20 Epic Road Trips Near Montreal For Couples, BFFs, Single People, & Families

It's that time of the year again when we are all caught between wanting summer and going on road trips  with being broke thanks to school, but I have some good news. While we are all looking forward to summer, we seem to forget about how AMAZING spring is and that you can take easy road trips any day near Montreal! You can do a majority of "summer" road trips in the spring for cheaper and you don't have to worry about the blazing sun and being sweaty!

READ ALSO: 24 Insane Things You Must Do If You're Only Going To Be In Montreal For 24 Hours This Summer

So, to help you I have compiled the most epic list of road trips for every type of person in Montreal! It will blow your mind. This bucket list varies on what type of Montrealer you are right now. So, if you are single you can hit up the singles road trips or if you are a family you can discovery fun things to do with your kids! So, are there plenty of activities that EVERYONE can enjoy on these road trips.

For Couples Road Trips, Click "NEXT"

Couples Road Trips:

1. Mont-Tremblant

via @monttremblant

Distance: 1.5 Hours Away

There are multiple activities you can do on a weekend trip to Mont Tremblant like hiking, skiing, ect., but I suggest head to the Scandinave Spa Mont-Tremblant! They offer a superb Spa that is absolutely stunning during the Spring so that you and your bae can finally relax! 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.


2. Island Line Trail

via @simon_rooney

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 bae 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!

3. La Malbaie

via @abbi_penn

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.

4. Hermit Island

via @grey_owl_outfitters

Distance: 7 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 special someone that will last forever!

5. Scarborough Bluffs

via @jb.0611

Distance: 5 Hours Away

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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For BFF Road Trips, Click "NEXT"

BFF Road Trips:

1. Bleu Lavande


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. Morrison’s Quarry

via @rachelupton

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!

3. Bruce Peninsula National Park

via @jordtourigny

Distance: 7 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.

4. Quebec City

via @katekonzen

Distance: 3 Hours Away

Who wouldn't want to see some beautiful whales or cute boutiques? I know I do and I have already booked my trip to Quebec city for a day long boat ride whale watching. These majestic creatures will jump and swim their way into your hearts and so will Quebec's boutiques!

5. Spa Du Verger

via @verolife1976

Distance: 3 Hours Away

Price: $35-$45 (thermal experience)

50, rue de la Ferme, Baie-Saint-Paul (Quebec) G3Z 0G2

This has to be the spa that we've all been waiting for because it's that damn amazing! Spa Du Verger is part of the Germain Charlevoix Hotels that offer an excellent time to kick back and relax. Not only is this spa HELLA nice, but it is also very affordable! So, if you are in desperate need of a 3 hour getaway from Downtown Montreal, then this relaxing AF spa is the place for you and your BFF!


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Single Road Trips :

1. Parc National des Grands-Jardins In Charlevoix

via @skigypsy

Distance: 4 Hours Away

Situated in the Charlevoix region, Parc National des Grands-Jardins is absolutely stunning! The views are so impressive that it is a perfect location for some gorgeous pictures. I recommend hiking up the beautiful mountains and enjoying a mountain view picnic to soak up all that nature has to offer. It is truly insane to eat on the edge of a mountain.

2. Parc de la Gorge-de-Coaticook

via @dirtandglass

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.

3. Balnea Spa

via @charlotte_savoie

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 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.


4. Smith Granite Quarry

via @chaseguttman

Distance: 2 Hours Away

At Smith Granite Quarry located in Vermont, you can try their INSANE guided quarry tour that is almost too epic to handle. You can see the turquoise water as you dangle from the cliffs and create memories that will change your life!

5. Chutes De La Chaudiere

via @elle_rayonne

Distance: 2 Hours Away

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

For Family Road Trips, Click "NEXT"

Family Road Trips:

1. Ausable Chasm

via @i.love_new.york

Distance: 1 Hour 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 family can enjoy adventure trails, night tours, rock climbing, ziplines, rappelling, rafting and of course lazy river tubing all for $30! It's a short drive so your kids won't get too anxious and they will have so much fun that on the drive home they will sleep all the way home.

2. High Falls Park Campground

via @jo

Distance: 1 Hour Away

If you and your family love the outdoors and stunning waterfalls , then High Falls Park is the place for your family! It's a fabulous camp ground that has a variety of activities! It's literally an hour away and trust me, it is worth the short drive.

3. Warren Falls

via @m_sacramone

Distance: 2 Hours Away

Warren Falls offersa unique opportunity to relax and enjoy the stunning cliffs and nature life around it. There are multiple hidden areas around the natural springs where you and your family can cliff jump, have a picnic, check out natural water slides, or just sit and enjoy the view. The ambiance is truly majestic and you will feel like you are on a tropical vacation in South America. I suggest making this short drive to enjoy a truly beautiful and relaxing weekend away from the city!

4. Shawinigan

via @fgalliot

Distance: 2 Hours Away

Located on the Saint-Maurice River is Shawinigan's parcs D'ARBRE EN ARBRE which is best known for their superb forest zip-lining. They have amazing views and a great zip-lining course for you and your kids. They have over 100 obstacles that get progressively more intense as you zip-line through the trees. It truly is a perfect weekend getaway for those adventurous families.

5. Le Trou de La Fée

via @sarito_desdeuxbordsdufleuve

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!

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