Calling all outdoor adventurers! One of this summer's best experiences is a short drive away from Montreal! The Ausable Chasm, called the 'Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks,' offers incredible views and heart-pounding river rafting just a short two-hour drive away from Montreal.\nTours are open in the winter as well, but you would do well to book your trip in the summer months, when there are so many more activities that you and your friends can do.\nREAD MORE: Montreal Can Soon Expect Longer Wait Times To All STM Public Transit\nTL;DR For the ultimate summer trip, go lazy river rafting at the Ausable Chasm. This mini Grand Canyon offers an incredible experience that you and your friends can enjoy all year long.\n@angelaluisembedded via\nVisitors can decide to do a two-part tour that features a hike through the whole expanse of the canyon, followed by a float down the lazy river on a raft.\nIf you're looking for something more pulse-pounding, tour groups can choose to experience the Adventure trail, where you can rock-climb, walk across expansive rope bridges, and view the stunning scenery up-close and personal.\nTour groups can choose to go mountain biking along the many trails in the area, where they can also go snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter.\nView this post on Instagram #havingfun in the #adirondacks with our unique #adventure trail. Come visit us in #upstateny. Fun for all at #ausablechasm A post shared by Ausable Chasm (@ausable_chasm) on Jun 25, 2016 at 6:21am PDT\nThese rocky cliffs also offer the perfect Instagram photo backdrop.\n@ausable_chasmembedded via\nVacation packages start at $17.95 and go up to $49.95 depending on how much you want to experience! If you're looking for the next best summer activity for you and your friends, look no further than Ausable Chasm.\nThe Ausable Chasm also offers campsites and chalets available for rent so you and your friends can do everything that your adventurous spirits desire!\nWith over 3km of river, 15km of bike trails, and many hiking trails, your trip at the Ausable Chasm will always be incredible!\nDon't delay, book your next adventure today!