With summer in full swing, many of you might be thinking of getting out of town for a little while and changing things up. Take it from me, being stuck inside four walls for four months is sure to get that travel bug buzzing. If you're like me, though, you also don't have a car and can only longingly hope for a road trip from Montreal.\n"But wait," you say, "buses, trains, and bikes are also options."\n"You're right," I say to the imaginary person I'm talking to, "we live in Montreal and there are plenty of spontaneous trips I can take without a car."\nEditor's Choice: 6 Quebec Hikes So Surreal You Won't Believe You're Still In The Province\nSo since the borders are closed and taking a plane is probably a bad idea, your friendly neighbourhood MTL Bloggers came up with a fantastic list of spontaneous trips.\nThe good thing is that nothing on this list is more than a few hours away from the city and is easily accessible by train, bus, or bike, making all locations perfect for a day trip.\nNext time you're wondering about how to get out of town for a while without a car, look no further! We've got you covered.\nHere are nine of the best spontaneous trips you can take from Montreal without a car.\nGault Nature Reserve\nAddress: 422, chemin des Moulins, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec\nView this post on Instagram #reservenaturellegault #gaultnaturereserve #lachertel #hertellake #monsthilaire A post shared by Réserve naturelle Gault (@reservenaturellegault) on Jul 5, 2017 at 12:05pm PDT\nCome experience one of the best and most well-preserved natural reserves, less than two hours from downtown.\nHow to get there: #200 bus line from Longueuil to Saint-Hyacinthe, local #11 bus line to Mont-Saint-Hilaire. Or, exo3 train from downtown to Mont-Saint-Hilaire terminus.\nWebsite\nPetit Train du Nord\nAddress: 1490, rue Saint-Joseph, Sainte-Adèle, Quebec\nView this post on Instagram papa, grand-papa et enfants 🎈#fetedesperes #routeverte #ptittraindunord #laurentides A post shared by Parc du P'tit Train du Nord (@ptittraindunord) on Jun 17, 2018 at 12:08pm PDT\nExplore one of the longest multi-use paths in the region. With over 200 kilometres of trails, it's an experience you won't soon forget.\nHow to get there:exo2 train to Saint-Jerôme terminus, then, Inter Mont-Tremblant bus to Sainte-Adèle.\nWebsite\nAu Diable Vert\nAddress: 169, chemin Staines, Sutton, Quebec\nView this post on Instagram Trying new things here in the Eastern Townships! This is the Vélo Volant - a bicycle on a zip line that lets you soar through the forest canopy like a bird! 🍃 There are only 3 of these in the world and one of them is found at Au Diable Vert. Would you try it?! 😅 #createyourtrail #merrellcanada #quebecoriginal #easterntownships #quebec A post shared by Samuel & Audrey (@thatbackpacker) on Sep 20, 2018 at 2:33pm PDT\nAu Diable Vert offers a unique experience with its VéloVolant, a suspended recumbent bike that lets you soar through the treetops.\nHow to get there: Check charter bus schedules from Terminus Centre-Ville. There are usually several departures per day.\nWebsite\nLac-Brome\nWhere: Montéregie, Knowlton, Quebec\nView this post on Instagram summer, I love u A post shared by Olivia Dunkley (@olivia_dunkley) on Jun 30, 2020 at 7:55pm PDT\nThis quaint little lakeside village offers a rich historical experience and lots of hiking and bike paths for you to enjoy.\nHow to get there: Check charter bus schedules from Terminus Centre-Ville.\nWebsite\nNational Gallery of Canada\nAddress: 380, Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario\nView this post on Instagram Promenade numéro 273 #louisebourgeois #maman #ottawaviews A post shared by LBB (@misslaurence) on Jul 5, 2020 at 6:02pm PDT\nNational Gallery of Canada is Canada's largest and most celebrated museum for a reason. It's the perfect time to go see what all the hype is about.\nHow to get there: Check VIA Rail or charter bus schedules from Montreal Gare Centrale. Or, you can brave a near 10-hour bike ride along the Prescott-Russell Trail.\nWebsite\nTadoussac Whale Watching\nWhere: Tadoussac, Rivères-des-Loups, and other destinations\nView this post on Instagram Sentir le souffle des baleines ! 💙 #baleines #whales #faunemarine #tadoussac A post shared by Croisières AML (@croisieres_aml) on Jul 6, 2020 at 2:27pm PDT\nFor an experience of a lifetime, hop on one of the daily cruises out of Montreal and sail down the Fleuve to spot some of nature's most majestic animals.\nHow to get there: Contact Croisières AML for rates and schedules from Montreal.\nWebsite\nÎle-des-Moulins\nWhere: Terrebonne, Quebec\nView this post on Instagram Une de mes villes préférées au Québec ⭐ 📍 Terrebonne, Québec 🇨🇦 . #explorecanada #livelovecanada #explorequebec #tourismequebec #quebecoriginal #quebec #imagesofcanada #canada_photolovers #quebec_travelers #vieuxterrebonne #villedeterrebonne #terrebonne #lanaudiere #lanaudierejetaime #tourismelanaudiere A post shared by Ivan C. (@ivandcphoto) on Sep 18, 2019 at 5:56pm PDT\nThis small, yet picturesque little island is a time capsule from the 18th and 19th century.\nHow to get there: #30 bus line from Radisson metro OR #19 bus line from Montmorency metro. Takes about an hour and a half biking from downtown.\nWebsite\nMontebello\nWhere: Outaouais, Quebec\nView this post on Instagram L’attente est terminée – nous sommes de retour! Juste à temps pour notre 90e anniversaire et la fête nationale du Canada! Une occasion idéale de faire la fête! 🥂🇨🇦 ***** The wait is over – we are back! Just in time for our 90th birthday and Canada Day! This definitely calls for a celebration! 🇨🇦🥂 #FairmontMontebello A post shared by Fairmont Le Château Montebello (@fairmontmontebello) on Jul 1, 2020 at 10:39am PDT\nThis adorable tiny farming town is home to not only a giant rock music festival, but also home to the world's largest log cabin hotel.\nHow to get there: Check charter bus schedules or brave the over seven-hour bike ride.\nWebsite\nLac-Memphremagog\nWhere: Magog, Quebec\nView this post on Instagram La quai-tude ✌🏻 A post shared by Sammii (@pellesam) on Jul 8, 2020 at 6:18pm PDT\nMagog is a beautiful town located on an even prettier lake. See if you can spot the lake monster rumoured to swim these waters.\nHow to get there: Check charter bus schedules from Terminus Centre-Ville. You can also take a near eight-hour bike ride along La Route des Champs.\nWebsite\nHope you have a great summer, Montreal!