6 Lakes In Quebec With Waters So Colourful You'll Think You're In The Caribbean

La belle province has no shortage when it comes to natural beauty. So much so that sometimes certain lakes in Quebec make you feel like you're in some faraway destination, like the Caribbean.

With warm weather around the corner, we're already itching to make plans for epic summer adventures for as soon as it's OK to travel.

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Some of these spots are a bit more of a drive than others, but I think we can all agree they're definitely worth it.

Who's ready to hit the open roads and dive into another summer of travelling our beautiful province?

Blue Sea Lake

Where: Blue Sea, QC

Distance From Montreal: 3 hours and 30 minutes

Why You Need To Add It To Your Bucket List: Over in the beautiful region of Outaouais is this lake that may not actually be a blue sea but is pretty darn close.

Lac Magog

Where: Estrie, QC

Distance From Montreal: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Why You Need To Add It To Your Bucket List: This isn't one of the most popular lakes among Montrealers for no reason.

Lac Pink

Where: Gatineau Park; 33, chemin Scott, Chelsea, QC

Distance From Montreal: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Why You Need To Add It To Your Bucket List: It may not actually be pink, but the turquoise waters are definitely worth seeing.

Lac Champlain

Where: Venise-en-Quebec, QC

Distance From Montreal: 50 minutes

Why You Need To Add It To Your Bucket List: This spot less than an hour from the city is right at the border to Vermont, but it feels like it's on the coast of a Caribbean island.

Meech Lake

Where: Gatineau Park, QC

Distance From Montreal: 2 hours and 25 minutes

Why You Need To Add It To Your Bucket List: Meech lake has two beaches around it and is an ideal spot for a spontaneous hiking day.

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Parc national de Frontenac

Where: 599, chemin des Roy, Sainte-Praxède, QC

Distance From Montreal: 2 hours and 45 minutes

Why You Need To Add It To Your Bucket List: This park is filled with beauty, but the waters are definitely top of the list.