15 Day Trips Around Quebec That You Need To Take With Your BFF

A getaway for you and your best bae!

With spring right at our heels and summer at our finger tips, why not plan a beautiful and adventurous day trip with some of your friends! The destinations below each host their own specific activity and are only between 2-4 hours away from Montreal. This is fun and a perfect bonding time with your BFF for 2017!

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Each location has multiple activities so find one that suits you best! It's time to gather your friends, pack a duffel bag,  and enjoy a great day get away with some even more amazing memories!


1. Take A Day Trip To Chutes De La Chaudiere

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Distance From Montreal: 2 hours

For a two hour road trip from Montreal, bring your friends to explore the Chutes De La Chaudiere for a wild time! These waterfalls honestly look like they are from another country, so bring your cameras and fool your family by telling them you left Canada.


2. Take A Day Trip To Quebec City

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Distance From Montreal:  3 Hours

Who wouldn't want to see some beautiful whales or cute boutiques? I know I do and I have already booked my trip to Quebec city for a day long boat ride whale watching. These majestic creatures will jump and swim their way into your hearts and so with Quebec's boutiques!


3. Take A Day Trip To Magog

there's an unforgettable summer in me 🌞

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Distance From Montreal: 1.5 Hours

You absolutely must come to the small town of Magog with your BFF! They are most famous for the Lake Memphremagog where you can see the  Québécois Nessie and go to cute boutiques!


4. Take A Day Trip To Trou de la Fée

#rock #wood #trail #waterfalls #peaceful #love #falls #best #season

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Distance From Montreal: 4 hours 56 minutes

If you want to experience one of the most breathtaking locations in the world,  then Quebec’s Parc de la caverne du Trou de la Fée, situated in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is the place to be. They have a crazy footbridges and much more that includes hiking trails, a Chinese garden, zip lining, and wild cliffs. It is a perfect trip for you young, wild, and restless people like me!


5. Take A Day Trip To Mauricie National Park

Distance From Montreal: 2 hours

La Mauricie National Park is perfect for those athletic friends who love  hikes and waterfalls! You can do everything from hiking to boating, camping, and swimming at the base of a waterfall. The trail leading up to the falls, though steep at some points, is quite short, thus making it suitable for all levels.


Take A Day Trip To Mont-Orford National Park

📸: Feed your soul #montorfordnationalpark

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If you love spectacular views, hiking, and taking pictures, then be sure to check out Mont-Oxford for the ultimate day trip with you BFF! This national park's stunning natural beauty is worth the trip alone, and there are multiple hiking trails for beginner and intermediate level hikers.

Distance From Montreal: 2 hours


6. Take A Day Trip To Megantic

|| camping avec ma Floppy au Mont Mégantic 💛🌳

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Distance From Montreal: 2 hours

Located in Megantic National Park, this hiking trail is a long, slow climb that is certainly worth the view. It should take around two hours to complete, but don't let that sound daunting - with the amazing nature scenes this park offers, you'll want to spend all the time you can taking it in.


7. Take A Day Trip To  Parc Regional Des Sept-Chutes

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Distance From Montreal: 2 hours

On a hot day what better place to be than HERE! This park has seven waterfalls to discover, and you won't be disappointed with the breathtaking views. It is 100% worth the drive.


8. Take A Day Trip To Mulgrave-et-Derry

Freezing water 💧❄️

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Distance From Montreal: 2 hours

For a quick and easy two hour drive, you and your friends should swim over to the grotto in Quebec. This grotto is also known as the Wallingford-Back Mine and it is completely safe for you to visit.It is absolutely stunning and it is a perfect place for a big group of wild friends to chill, eat, and swim!  You can go swimming, hiking, and much more in it’s majestic blue waters. It is refreshing a truly a great time for everyone.


9. Take A Day Trip To Sainte-Ursule

Distance From Montreal: 2 hours

Enjoy a day away at a beautiful waterfall at Chutes De Sainte Ursule. This park is absolutely stunning and it is a great place to hold a picnic. You can enjoy the weekend by exploring the waterfall and by relaxing for your closest friends. It is a perfect relaxing getaway.


10. Take A Day Trip To Parc de la Gorge

Distance From Montreal: 2 hours

If heights are your thing, then be sure to drag your friend out to this AMAZING suspension bridge located in Coaticook! It's great for hiking and enjoying the hopefully sunny weather!


11. Take A Day Trip To Mont-Tremblant

Distance From Montreal: 1.5 Hours

There are multiple activities you can do on your trip to Mont Tremblant, but I suggest head to the Scandinave Spa Mont-Tremblant! They offer a superb Spa that is absolutely stunning during the Spring Mont-Tremblant is home to this beautiful spa and many other activities that you can participate in for your luxurious weekend away. This spa offers great baths for only $60 each and for $150 you can get the baths experience and a Scandinavian massage.

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12. Take A Day Trip To Morrison’s Quarry

50 shades of blue 🐠

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Distance From Montreal: 3 hours

The Morrison’s Quarry is located near the towns of Chelsea and Wakefield, both charming hippie locales nestled in the Quebec hillside. The quarry is an absolutely gorgeous spot, with crystal blue waters where you can swim, snorkel, and scuba dive. It’s actually one of the most popular scuba diving training spots in the region, complete with underwater wreckage to explore.


13. Take A Day Trip To Gatineau Park

I spy summer just around the corner

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Distance From Montreal: 3 hours

Enjoy a great mini-day camping trip in Gatineau Park, and head down to the fresh blue water!This destination is superb and absolutely stunning! They have so many different activities but I suggest taking a beautiful hike and ending with a swim!


14. Take A Day Trip To Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie

Distance From Montreal: 4 hours

This may be a LONG day trip but the 4 hour drice is 514% worth it! Also known as the L’Acropole Des Draveurs,  the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie is a beautiful park for hiking in the rocks. It’s hard to believe that this park is located in Quebec and features some of the deepest gorges East of the Rockies. They have gorgeous views and this is great for those broke and wild friends of yours


15. Take A Day Trip To Bleu Lavande

A lavender cloud over a lavender field.

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Distance From Montreal: 1.5 Hours

891, Narrow Road (Road 247), QC

May 13th until May 28th 2017 - Everyday from 10 am to 5 pm

3rd until June 22nd 2017 - Everyday from 10 am to 5 pm

You and some of your friends have to visit Blue Lavande in Quebec so that you can enjoy a picnic in a lavender field this spring. It is absolutely stunning and it's a great place to relax, take pictures, and enjoy the nice weather!

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Emily D Emily is currently studying Art History at McGill, but art isn't her only passion! She is also a self-proclaimed cactus whisperer who loves flowers, crab cakes and trying new things.