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8 Outdoor Things To Do In & Around Montreal Right Now That'll Cure Your Cabin Fever

Winter won't be here forever, so it's time to make the most of it!
Contributing Writer

Thanks to living in a cool city like ours, there are still various covid-friendly things to do in Montreal this winter. And there's no better time than now to embark on an outdoor adventure.

We know it sometimes doesn't feel like it, but winter won't last forever, so we have to get out there and enjoy it the best that we can.

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In the safest way possible, of course.

Plus, it's a great way to get out of the house and cure that cabin fever.

It's a win-win!

Visit Jardins d'Hiver

When: Until January 3

Address: 1499, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC; Place des Festivals

Why You Need To Go: When it comes to one of the most beautiful times of the year, Montreal does what it does best: heads to Quartier des Spectacles to celebrate.

Go Sledding

When: Until March 7

Where: Throughout Montreal

Why You Need To Go: Got the need for speed and the thrill of the chill? This is the perfect winter activity for you.

Get Some Much Needed Luminothérapie

When: Until March 14

Address: 1499, rue Jeanne-Mance, Montreal, QC; Place des Festivals

Why You Need To Go: Light therapy is super helpful in winter, but this winter, it's definitely needed more than ever!

Browse The Christmas Windows

Where: Throughout Montreal

Why You Need To Go: Just because Christmas is over doesn't mean the beautiful decorations are being taken down just yet, but don't wait too long!

Walk Down Sainte-Catherine

When: Until the end of February

Where: rue Sainte-Catherine, between Drummond and Stanley, Montreal

Why You Need To Go: The stores may not be open, but Sainte-Catherine is still filled with amazing decorations and installations for you to explore (plus who says you can't window shop?).

Check Out Parc Jean-Drapeau

Address: 1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, QC; Parc Jean-Drapeau

Why You Need To Go: La Société du parc Jean-Drapeau has turned your go-to park in the summer into your favourite winter wonderland.

Wander Through The Botanical Garden

When: Every day from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Address: 4101, rue Sherbrooke E., Montreal, QC; Montreal Botanical Garden

Why You Need To Go: Even without the flowers in full bloom, the botanical garden is just as beautiful.

Check Out Illumi

When: Until January 31

Address: 2805, boul. du Souvenir, Laval, QC

Why You Need To Go: To explore a majestic sea of lights!

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