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!
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?