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7 Amazing Adventures That You Can Have Right Here In Quebec This Summer

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7 Amazing Adventures That You Can Have Right Here In Quebec This Summer

Lots of Montrealers are getting ready for a bit of a different summer than usual. No festivals to attend, trips getting cancelled — you know the drill. But luckily for us, that gives us lots of time to go an amazing Quebec adventure.

We've said it once and we'll say it again, but Quebec is pretty awesome.

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And if we were going to pick a place to explore while international travel is still iffy, it would be right here. Not a bad place considering you don't even need to leave the province for some unforgettable trips.

As more and more people are getting out and exploring the province, it gives us the perfect opportunity to see what's been in our own backyard this whole time.

Living in such a large and vast place means endless opportunities for the type of vacation anyone is looking for.

Plus, it's even easier now that the Ministry of Tourism announced a new initiative to get Quebecers to travel here at home.

So here's a list of epic adventures right here in Quebec to help you get started with your Quebec travel bucket list.

Take In the Views From New Heights

Address: Parachute Montreal (South Shore), 200 Chemin Lebeau, Farnham, QC and Parachute Montreal (North Shore), 29 route 125, Saint-Esprit, QC

Distance from Montreal: both 50 minutes

We all know that Quebec is one of the most aesthetically pleasing places in Canada. For those who dare, this skydiving adventure will give you the best and most thrilling view of our beautiful home.

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Immerse Yourself In First Nation Lifestyle

Address: 46 Rue de la Réserve, Les Escoumins, QC

Distance from Montreal: 6 hours

Essipit is home to Innu lands. With beautiful scenery and an abundance of pride, you're invited to of the most natural and relaxing places in Quebec that are filled with culture and tradition.

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See The Stars

Where: 189, Route du Parc, Notre-Dame-des-Bois, QC

Distance from Montreal: 2 hours and 25 minutes

Did you know that Quebec has some amazing stars? No, not just Céline Dion, but Quebec also boasts some of the best stargazing in the world.

Mont Mégantic is one of the most famous spots to see millions of stars. And if you're looking for what to do in the day while you wait for nightfall, the park has beautiful hikes and lakes to explore.

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Go Whale Watching in Tadoussac

Distance from Montreal: 6 hours and 40 minutes

For those of us that love whale watching, head out to Tadoussac to see the majestic beasts.

While you're there, head over to Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay or visit one of North America's oldest villages.

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Sleep With Wolves

Address: 399, Route 323 Nord, Montebello, QC

Distance from Montreal: 1 hour and 40 minutes

Not only do we have amazing animals here in Quebec, but we also have incredible opportunities to see them on vacation.

At Parc Omega, you can sleep (safely) among the wolves for one of the best wake up views in the world!

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Taste The Charlevoix Flavour Trail

Address: 444, boul. Mgr de Laval, Baie-Saint-Paul, QC

Distance from Montreal: 4 hours and 5 minutes

Starting in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François and heading down to La Malbaie is a route that'll satisfy your craving for good food as much as it'll satisfy your craving for adventure.

From cheeses, to ciders, to meats, to chocolate, you'll fill yourself with flavours and memories that'll make you hungry for more.

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Road Trip To The Gaspé Penninsula

Quebec is filled with some amazing road trips and one of the most popular routes is to the Gaspé Penninsula.

Starting in Quebec City and heading east towards Gaspé, the drive takes you through some of Quebec's most beautiful destinations, showing you a side of Quebec you've never seen before.

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Pack your bags, we're going on an adventure.

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