If you ever want to feel like you've travelled to another country — another planet, even — without leaving Quebec, then Réserve de parc national de l'Archipel-de-Mingan is just the place.\nIt's home to Canada's largest concentration of monoliths, which are basically huge rock formations (these ones are made of limestone). \nEditor's Choice: This Easy Nature Walk Outside Montreal Takes You Over Boardwalks Through A Scenic Forest\n\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by laurie (@laurieduchesne)\nThe archipelago is made up of 1,000 islands and islets, which attract incredible flora and fauna. In addition to puffins, it's possible to see whales, seals and more.\nActivities include island-hopping on an inflatable boat, hiking, chilling on the beach, and camping or staying overnight in unique accommodations like a lighthouse inn and drop-shaped "duplex." \n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Maxime Legare-Vezina (@maxime_lv_photography)\nNote that not all the activities and accommodations are currently unavailable but are set to begin this summer. \nThe park is located in Côte-Nord so it'll take about 13 hours by car, but you can also fly* to Sept-îles or Havre-Saint-Pierre. As you can see, it's well worth the trek!\n\n\n\nRéserve de parc national de l'Archipel-de-Mingan\nPrice: Varies depending on the season, activities and accommodations\nAddress: 1340, rue de la Digue, Havre-Saint-Pierre, QC\n View this post on Instagram A post shared by Francis Lussier (@francisbloguetrotteur)\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\nBefore you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.\n\n*This article has been updated.