Here are 8 winter road trips in Quebec where you can make the most of the cold season with views that melt away come spring.\nWith each item on this list you'll find travel time from Montreal as well as links to more information.\nAlways be sure to check the latest safety guidelines before venturing out!\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nThe holidays may be over but winter is still in full force. Luckily for us, we live in a province with an abundance of beautiful locations with spectacular views to enjoy all year long. Throughout Quebec are often underappreciated parks and scenes where residents can enjoy their natural surroundings even in the most unforgiving weather. Winter road trips in Quebec are a great way to shake up your dull winter routine.\nInstead of spending the next few months complaining about the cold, why not dive in headfirst and enjoy all that Quebec has to offer?\nEach of the locations on this list is known for its natural views and beauty — the perfect backdrop for those social media photos we all love so much.\nMoreover, each item includes travel time from Montreal as well as relevant links where you can find more information.\nAt the end of the day, we are Montrealers; we never let the cold get in the way of us having a good time!\nGrab a hat, put on a scarf and grab thickest jacket because we are going to explore the following 8 winter wonderlands!\nVallée Bras-du-Nord\nDistance from Montreal: 2 hours and 41 minutes\nView this post on Instagram Encore de la neige ce matin! Ça tombe à gros flocons dans la @valleebrasdunord ❄️ Photo: @annieexplore A post shared by Vallée Bras-du-Nord (@valleebrasdunord) on Nov 15, 2019 at 6:29am PST\nLocated near Quebec City, this park has more than 80 km of trails to hike, depending on your level.\nYou can also participate in skiing and snowshoeing throughout the park. But the stunning views are perhaps the park's most impressive feature.\nIf you are looking for picture-perfect views of nature, look no further because this spot is for you.\nLearn more here!\nParc national des Grands-Jardins\nDistance from Montreal: 4 hours and 8 minutes\nView this post on Instagram Les grands jardins WoW 🤩 🌲❄️ #quebec #husky #hikingadventures #parcnationaldesgrandsjardins #sepaq A post shared by AU (@au.u_) on Jan 4, 2020 at 6:49am PST\nThis park, surrounded by gorgeous landscapes, is a great winter road trip destination that will surely impress both you and your social media followers.\nThe Sépaq website makes particular note of the diverse wildlife at the park, "including black bear, moose, woodland caribou, grey wolf, red fox, porcupine, common loon, lynx, and spruce grouse."\n"Keep your eyes open for one of the many inhabitants of the park, from the youngest to the oldest!"\nLearn more here!\nBeloeil / Mont St-Hilaire\nDistance from Montreal: 37 minutes\nView this post on Instagram Home Sweet Home 🏘 - #montsthilaire #winterwonderland #mountains #dronephotography #dronestagram #phantom4pro #canada #igersmtl #mtlblog #chuch #river #skyview A post shared by Benjamin (@ben_dipwrap) on Mar 24, 2019 at 2:38pm PDT\nBeloeil may only be 30 minutes from Montreal but the idyllic suburb feels like it's a world away from the metropolis.\nViews across the Richelieu River of the double-peaked Mont-St Hilaire are some of the best in the greater metro area.\nGrab a hot chocolate at one of the nearby restaurants and sit on the renovated riverside promenade.\nFind out more here!\nÎles de Boucherville National Park\nDistance from Montreal: 24 minutes\nView this post on Instagram Faire le tour des îles...⛄️❄️ . . . #instatravel #travel #travelphotography #travelblogger #postcardfromtheworld #slowtravel #travelgram #digitalnomad #digitalnomads #ichoosetobehappy #goplayoutside #perfectviews #dontworrybehappy #blessed #wonderful_places #canada #quebec #ilesdeboucherville #sepaq #explorecanada #quebecoriginal A post shared by Florence Gagnon (@florencega_) on Dec 29, 2019 at 2:32pm PST\nThis national park is located less than 30 minutes from Montreal and is known as a nature lover's paradise.\nThroughout the cold of winter, skiers, snowshoers, and hikers flock to this park to take in the glory and beauty that surrounds it.\nGet a great workout and take a ton of cool pictures for your Instagram!\nLearn more here!\nHautes Gorges de la Rivière Malbaie National Park\nDistance from Montreal: 4 hours and 39 minutes\nView this post on Instagram Une dernière de la Vallée des Glaces. Tellement impressionnant en hiver ce parc! D’ailleurs, vous pourriez gagner un séjour d’une valeur de 800$ en participant au concours organisé par @reseausepaq. Ça prend 30 secondes et le lien est dans ma bio! 🤙🏼 #partenariat #sepaq . . . . . #parcnationaldeshautesgorges #stayandwander #solarcollective #besidemagazine #hippomag #moncharlevoix #quebecoriginal #explorecanada #earthoutdoors A post shared by Mikaël Rondeau (@mikael.rondeau) on Jan 24, 2019 at 9:19am PST\nWinter road tripping is without a doubt one of my favourite things to do, especially when the destination involves amazing vistas.\nIn fact, according to the Sépaq website, "the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie are among the highest rock faces East of the Rockies!"\n"Steep slopes, beautiful natural surroundings, and the unusual course of Rivière Malbaie make this an exceptional site."\nPerhaps most excitingly, visitors can skate right on the river at a designated location in the cradle of the steep slopes that dive into the water.\nLearn more here!\nGaspésie National Park\nDistance from Montreal: 7 hours and 54 minutes\nView this post on Instagram I never want to stop making memories with you. I never want to stop kissing you. I never want to stop making you happy. I never want to stop loving you 🖤 A post shared by ↠ aureliemamelonet 🌿🌻🌞 (@aureliemamelonet) on Oct 29, 2019 at 7:12am PDT\nThis stunning park on the Gaspé peninsula may be far from Montreal but trust me when I tell you, it is worth the drive.\nThis location, home to the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains in Canada, immerses visitors in some of the most dramatic natural beauty found in Quebec.\nLearn more here!\nPlaisance Falls\nDistance from Montreal: 1 hour and 30 minutes\nView this post on Instagram Plaisance waterfalls are beautiful in the winter! It was great pleasure to work with @francisromphoto on a small video project where these photos are featured. You can watch the amazing video that Francis created here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WWLiQ9VvwM0 #plaisancefalls #plaisance #quebec #waterfalls #outaouaisfun #ottawaphoto #igersottawa #instaottawa #myottawa #ottawaphotography #ottawaphotographer #winterlandscape A post shared by Alexei (@avolossov) on Mar 1, 2019 at 7:28am PST\nFor those of you looking to take a winter hike, this may be the spot for you.\nHikers are rewarded for their work with close-up views of one of the biggest waterfalls in the province.\nStanding at 63 meters high, this sublime waterfall is beautiful in every season.\nLearn more here!\nChutes-de-la-Chaudière\nDistance From Montreal: 2 hours and 26 minutes\nView this post on Instagram Winter, and this is just the beginning... . . . #winter #waterfalls #canada #quebec #quebecphotographer #francephotographer #levis #quebeccite #jwvisuals #travel #explore #adventure #hike #snow #explorecanada A post shared by A|H Photography (@a.hoffphoto) on Jan 5, 2020 at 4:49pm PST\nSituated only a few minutes from Quebec City, the Chutes-de-la-Chaudière are a must for any nature lover looking for a winter adventure.\nThe picturesque suspended footbridge and impressive, frozen waterfall provide guests with some of the most phenomenal views.\nLearn more here!\nHappy travels!\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.