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30 Things To Do When You're Bored In Montreal

The ultimate guide to spending summer in the city.
30 Things To Do When You're Bored In Montreal

There is more to Montreal than just drinking and going out (or so we've been told). A lot of fun and often inexpensive options await you right around the corner. Sometimes, even literally.

Have you ever thought, "What should I do today?" and totally blanked...? Well, fear no more, we're here to help. Here's a list of 30 Montreal activities that you could totally do today.

1. Hike on Mont Royal

There are also lots of others cool hiking paths in and around Montreal.

2. Shop at thrift stores

Here's a list of best Montreal thrift stores for your convenience.

3. Go for ice cream

This post is going to make you cry from joy if you love ice cream as much as we do.

Photo cred - Aquazilla

4. Go to Aquazilla

Aquazilla is an inflatable aquatic obstacle course in Parc Jean-Drapeau. So. Freaking. Cool.

5. Play Beach Volleyball

Outdoor fun is the best kind of fun. There are so many places you can play beach volleyball with your friends in Montreal, check them out.

6. Go Flyboarding

Did you know you could do this awesome water based activity in Montreal? More info here.

7. Hit a public pool

There is no better way to enjoy summer than to just chill by a pool, tan and enjoy some kind of refreshing beverage. Find seven best public swimming pools in Montreal here.

8. Visit the Clock Tower Beach

Montreal's clock tower beach is the best city escape. Wanna feel like you're in St-Tropez without having to fly to St-Tropez? Well, it's a great little alternative.

Photo cred - Journalacces

9. Go to a water park

There are so many water parks to choose from near Montreal! Just pick one and feel like a kid again.

10. Visit A/Maze

This real-life quest game is what we all need in our lives.

11. Go to Beach Club

Do you feel like lounging in a cabana by the pool while listening to amazing music? Of course you do. Head to Beach Club for some fun in the sun.

12. Go to Mont-Tremblant

Montrealers love Mont-Tremblant for many reasons. It's really worth the drive, especially if you're bored. It works for any season.

13. Visit Montreal's Urban Acrobatic Park

The Exalto Acrobatic park is Montreal's first of its kind outdoor activity. Zip-lines, trampolines, bungees and a whole lot of fun await you at the Olympic Stadium.

Photo cred - Voilesenvoiles

14. Visit the "Pirate Ship Obstacle Course"

Feeling adventurous? Visit Montreal's Pirate Ship Adventure Park in Old Montreal right now!

15. Go-Karting!

That's a classic that we often forget about. Here are the best Montreal go-karting spots to go to with friends.

16. Do Yoga on a surf board?!

Yes, surf board yoga is a thing at Parc Jean-Drapeau. They can also teach you how to surf. Pretty cool stuff.

17. Visit Montreal's Biosphere

Here's a list of things to do at Montreal's Biosphere if you're not yet convinced.

18. Food Trucks!!

Everyone loves food, so it's a no-brainer. There are over 30 food trucks in the Olympic Stadium right now!

Photo cred - Parachute Montreal

19. Try skydiving

Why not? There are so many reasons why you should try skydiving in Montreal!

20. Shoot guns

No permits needed to shoot guns at Tir du Soleil in Montreal. It's a recreational air gun range and it's super fun!

21. Gaze at Montreal's street art

It's free and breathtaking. You don't see these two words together very often. Here's proof that Montreal street art is amazing.

22. Attend a FREE dance class

You can learn how to west coast swing dance for free in Montreal!

23. Go to a karaoke bar

Sing your sorrows away at a karaoke bar! It's so much fun. There are so many karaoke bars in Montreal to choose from.

Photo cred - Societedesartstechnologiques

24. Watch movies outdoors

Did you know you could watch movies outdoors for FREE in Montreal? Well now you know.

25. Attend free yoga classes

Here's a list of spots where you can take free yoga classes in Montreal.

26. Go horseback riding

Horseback riding is so romantic and fun! There are actually quite a few spots to let your inner cowboy out in Montreal.

27. Visit an art hive

If you're into art making, visit one of Montreal's free art hives! Free materials, free workshops and free work spaces. YAAAS!!

28. Visit Peur Depot in Old Montreal

Peur Depot is Montreal's ultimate haunted house located in the old port.

Photo cred - JamieSarner

29. Rent a Bixi

Here's a list of Montreal bike paths you should totally ride.

30. Go to La Ronde

There's a bunch of things you didn't know about La Ronde. For example, your season pass gets you into other six flags theme parks. Say what?

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