Our province is filled with so many beautiful sites and destinations. You seriously have to stop and think, "wow, I'm so lucky to live here." There are some amazing Quebec nature spots that manage to catch everyone's eye time and time again, and we're here to let you know where they are.
Your first thought when you think of nature is probably Mont Tremblant or Mont Saint-Bruno. But did you know there are so many other amazing spots for you to check out?
And even though it's an old cliché, the whole "there's something for everybody" is so true. Seriously, if you're into hikes, animals, water sports, anything really, you're sure to find something you like to do in Quebec.
While most of us love a good hike, we're not all professionals. Thankfully, all of the destinations offer many activities and levels to keep everyone safe and happy.
Because after months of being stuck inside, we're all ready to breathe that sweet, fresh air. And we all know that summer (unfortunately) won't last forever.
So head to one of these spots to become completely immersed in nature.
Distance from Montreal: 2 hours and 40 minutes
Vallée Bras-du-Nord is the ultimate outdoor destination. It has over 80 kilometres of trails for hiking, 100 kilometres of paths for mountain biking, a waterfall and a rock-climbing expedition; it's a definite must-add for explorers of all levels and adventure types.
If you're a sucker for a sunset, then this is the place for you. Bas-Saint-Laurent is the perfect mix of romantic and curious, with so much to do with someone special, a group of friends or on a solo adventure.
Calling all animal lovers! Parc Omega is one of the best places to see some amazing creatures. And with how close it is to Montreal, there's no reason not to take a day trip over there at least once this summer.
Think ski hills are only for the winter? Think again. Owl's Head is a great spot in the summer for a hike with views galore, including Lac Memphremagog and Vermont. There's also golf and accommodations on site for the perfect weekend away.
We 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.