12 Fun Fall Activities To Do In Quebec That Aren't Apple Picking

At its core, fall really is the best!
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12 Fun Fall Activities To Do In Quebec That Aren't Apple Picking

Ah, fall. There really isn't anything quite like it. So many beautiful sites to see and so many fun Quebec activities to do. Yep, even more than just apple picking. So many, in fact, that you can have your pick of them instead.

Whether or not we like to admit it, fall brings out the basic in all of us.

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I don't know what it is — The leaves, the air, the fashion.

We can't help, but fall in love with fall (OK, maybe it's the puns).

But even if we aren't "doing it for the 'gram," fall is such a wonderful to be outside and experience the wonder that is the autumn season.

And because the reality is that the season is honestly way too short and we all know what comes next, it really is the last time that we can bear to be outside and explore nature before we're cooped up all winter.

So if you're looking for a fun fall activity that isn't just your typical apple picking, take a look at this list to find out all of the ways you can enjoy autumn.

Go Pumpkin Picking

Instead of apple picking, you can definitely try pumpkin picking instead. And the best part is that you can make just as many delicious fall treats with pumpkin as you can with apple. Or a new jack-o-lantern friend

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Go To A Park

Everyone knows that Montreal parks are something pretty special. And come fall, they're even more spectacular. With so many parks to choose from, Montreal becomes your never-ending playground.

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Nordik Spa

A nordik spa is a great way to not only relax, but to get outside. Great all year round, there's something especially magical about heading to a nordic spa in the fall.

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Go To A Vineyard

Sip, sip, hooray! Fall is here. Make a toast to everyone's favourite season with one of the best things that Quebec can harvest: wine.

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Go To A Real Haunted House

Fall is definitely mysterious, but it's also a little bit spooky. For those with a thrill for the chill, head to some of the city's creepiest spots for a serious case of the jitters.

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Go On A Hike

Living in la belle province, Quebec offers some pretty unbelievable views. But when the leaves start to change, it gives a whole new meaning to a view waiting for you at the end.

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Visit A Cidery

Just because you're not picking apples, doesn't mean you can't enjoy their fruity goodness. Apples make for some incredible cider and cideries make for a pretty awesome fall activity.

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Rent A Chalet


Fall is one of the most romantic times of the year. In fact, it's the perfect time for a last-minute escape with your special someone. And, yes, besties are included.

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Go On A Sky-High Adventure

Think chair-lifts are only for ski season? Think again. This chairlift in Mont Sutton allows you to soar above the trees for some of the most incredible views of the leaves. If you're going to go on a fall adventure, you may as well ride in style.

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Go Grab Some Sweaters

Fall is definitely sweater weather. It's time to pull out all of your old sweaters from the back of the cupboard. Or if you're in need for something new, time to hit the shops. Or if you want to take it to the ultimate autumn-level, knit your own.

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Spend Time At A Library

September will always feel like back-to-school time, so why not head to a library. Because we're always learning.

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Have A Movie Marathon

Sometimes the best fall activities are right at home like a movie marathon. And there are so many movies that were shot right here in Montreal, like everyone's favourite rainy Saturday movie, The Notebook.

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Spend Your Day In A Café

Fall is pumpkin-spice-everything season. But even if you get a regular latté, there are so many cozy cafés where you can spend those cool fall days.

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Enjoy the season!

Gabi Sandler
Contributing Writer
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