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Quebec City's Parc de la Rivière-Beauport has a hidden 10-metre high waterfall that's definitely worth a visit if you're in the area for the weekend and looking for a little escape in nature.

The waterfall is a little oasis in the capital. The municipal website itself describes the park as one of the city's "best-kept secrets."

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If you're a nature lover who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life for a weekend, you don't need to go big or go home. This mini-chalet for rent on Airbnb near Quebec City has everything you need for a romantic getaway with your significant other — including a breathtaking panoramic view.

The chalet, dubbed the Panörama, is located in Lac-Beauport. It can accommodate up to four guests.

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Being able to say your picture has been printed on a piece of money is a pretty big deal. Just ask the Queen, she's on all of it. But if you can't be printed on a bill, the next best thing is for people to think that you have, like Quebec's "$5 Waterfall" in Mauricie.

The waterfall is actually the Fall of Nine, one of 17 waterfalls of the Batiscan River. This particular waterfall is found in the mid-Batiscanie portion of the river. 

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Aside from breathtaking nature and incredible culture, Quebec is filled with an amazing history. Not everyone was the best in history class, myself included, but the one place that I always remembered was New France. Now you can take an amazing Quebec road trip through this historic part of the province to really bring history to life (and don't worry — there's no quiz at the end!)

Starting in Quebec City, this 57-kilometre route takes less than a day to complete.

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What makes a good hotel stay? Is it waking up to a Danish and a cup of coffee? A dry martini from the lobby bar? Or is it being immersed in a historical experience amidst opulent décor? Quebec City's Auberge Saint-Antoine can give you all of that, and more. TripAdvisor recently published a list of the top 24 hotels in Canada for 2020, and at number four, the auberge topped the list for Quebec.

"We are very flatted and honored," Dagmar Lombard, general manager of Auberge Saint-Antoine, told MTL Blog.

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Quebec lives up to its name of la belle province, especially when it comes to the capital. Even though you'll want to stay there forever, there's plenty of things to see and do in Quebec City to make your 48 hour-visit an unforgettable experience. Filled with history, culture, architecture, nature, and cuisine, the city is not just the capital of Quebec, but also of tourism in Canada.

In fact, it was voted the number one destination in the country for five years in a row.

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Quebec City is a pretty amazing place to visit. In fact, we don't wanna brag, but it's the most popular destination in Canada for the fifth year in a row. And whether you've never been before or have already seen it for yourself, if there were ever a time to go, it's now — especially to see Terrasse Dufferin.

While we love showing off la belle province, it can definitely become flooded with tourists.

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Living in la belle province, we're at no shortage of picturesque places. And when it comes to bed and breakfasts, there's no exception. And because Quebec is filled with beautiful cities and quaint smaller villages, it can be hard to pick what type of vacation you want. We're here to introduce you to the hotel Manoir Hovey in North Hatley, which has everything you'd dream of for a weekend escape.

And if you won't take our word for it, you can believe Travel + Leisure, which just voted Manoir Hovey as the second-best resort hotel in all of Canada and #17 in "The Top 100 Hotels in the World."

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  • If you've been wondering about romantic spots in Quebec, look no further.
  • MTL Blog managed to seek out all the best places to couple's to escape to throughout the province, and we're here to share them with you.
  • Find out where your next romantic adventure should take place below!

There is something truly special about our province. The abundance of natural beauty in combination with the four different seasons makes Quebec one of the most attractive places in the country - at least to me. With all that charm and beauty come a great number of breathtaking places to experience with your favourite person, so we've gathered them together and made a list of romantic spots in Quebec.

Our picturesque province has inspired countless poets, artists, musicians and everyday people throughout the years and there is no surprise why.

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It may be called Pink Lake but its water is the most beautiful shade of turquoise you have ever seen. Located in the breathtaking Gatineau Park and surrounded by mountains and trees, this lake will exceed your expectations. The unusual makeup of the lake makes it one of the most famous spots in the reserve in the Canadian capital region.

Exuding a rare beauty, Pink Lake offers an ecological experience that will remove you from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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  • Montmorency Falls outside Quebec City is perhaps most stunning in the winter months when the cliffs surrounding the falls freeze and mist from the waterfall accumulates in a small hill at its foot.
  • Photos posted from the site are proof of is wintery beauty.

Montmorency Falls is one of the most visited and photographed sites in all of Quebec. The magnetic waterfall sits within the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, outside of Quebec City. This towering natural spectacle is one of the tallest in all of Canada — 32 meters higher than Niagara Falls — and is especially remarkable for its varying beauty. But though its cloud of mist and cool spray are refreshing in the summer months, it's during the winter, when the water begins to freeze over, that the falls are their most spectacular. 

This phenomenal site is just a 2 hour and 45-minute drive from Montreal and is totally worth the journey.

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  • Below are listed 11 Quebec Christmas markets and events to check out in, around, and on the way to Quebec City this winter.
  • The Quebec capital is known for its winter charm and each of these events takes full advantage of that quality inherent to the city itself as well as its surrounding area.

For any Christmas lover, a trip to Quebec City should rank pretty high on the list of must-do road trips. Considered one of North America's most beautiful cities around the holidays, the capital of Quebec becomes the quintessential winter wonderland. Along with its narrow cobbled streets, and cozy cafés, Quebec City is host to a ton of holiday markets and outdoor activities that help add to the overall ambiance. 

While there are a lot of choices for Christmas markets around Montreal, the three-hour road trip north is still worth it. With so many things to do, it's easy to make a weekend of it. The only downside will be choosing which ones you want to attend. 

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