It's that time of the year again when summer is among us, but we are already bored or doing the same old things that we take weeks to plan. However, I have some good news... While we are all looking forward to amazing vacation, we seem to forget about all the fun things we can do in Montreal!
So, to help you I have compiled the most spontaneous plans into a list so that you can have fun literally every day this summer whether you be single or you have a family! trust me, this will blow your mind. So, if you are single you can hit up the singles plans or if you are a family you can discovery fun things to do with your kids by the minute! So, are there plenty of activities that EVERYONE can enjoy this summer.
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Spontaneous Things To Do For Couples:
5. Try An An Escape Game
If you dig mysteries, try one of Montreal's escape games! They are escape games in the sense that you have to solve puzzles, find clues, and use codes to escape and solve mysteries. It's a great way to get to know your date.
4. Hike Up Mount Royal To See The Sunset
For romance, kissing, and looking over the whole city, I suggest hiking up to Mount Royal. You can enjoy the hike up Mount Royal during the day and then watch the sun set over the city! Afterwards, you can stay all night with your date and have a romantic stargazing wine night.
3. Go Rock Climbing
For that fit date of yours, why not surprise her and finally take her to Allez Up! Here you two can rock climb your night away and have a blast as you work out that upper body. It is honestly super fun and a great way to try something new without traveling very far for spending over $20.
2. Have A Spa Date
When you and your bae are constantly on the run trying fun new activities, us this as an excuse to go to the spa and chill out! At Bota Bota you can enjoy a relaxing time for your special someone while celebrating all the new things you have tries out!
1. Go To Au Sommet Place Ville Marie
See all of Montreal on your first date with your best bae for cheap! The Montreal Observatory is absolutely stunning and very romantic especially if you go at night under the stars.
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5. Go To The Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts contains beautiful art galleries with hundreds of paintings and archeological artifacts such as mosaics, frescoes, statues, and much more! It’s a great way to enjoy a lovely day with your BFF.
4. Can't Forget About Piknic Électronik
Starting May 21st, Piknic Électronik is back and it's the perfect place to party with your BFF since school is finally over! It's a great way for you and your BFF to meet new people and have a blast.
3. Have Sangria At The Floating Boat Cafe
Ok, you ABSOLUTELY MUST check out Canal Lounge Cafe Flottant! For only $22 you and you BFF can have a FULL bottle of sangria as you sit on the terrasse located on top of the boat. It is absolutely stunning and my new favorite place!
2. Try Pole Dancing
If you and your BFF love trying new things, then I recommend trying pole dancing! It’s an absolute blast and a great way to share some good laughs with each other! It's also a great workout so be sure to check out Milano Pole Studio with your BFF to try something new this spring.
1. Check Out Village Au Pied-Du-Courant
Au Pied-du-Courant is a Montreal boardwalk village where you can chill out in the sand and enjoy the sun starting June 2nd! Each day features a special theme in 2017, so be sure to check some of them out especially with your BFF.
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5. Treat Yourself To The Botanical Gardens
Step into the almost spa-like setting of the Main Exhibition Greenhouse, where the heat and the flowers’ sweet fragrance help you forget about tall the spring showers. You are surrounded by lush greenery, filling you with a sense of lightness and inviting you to relax and snap some pics.
4. Check Out Les Aires Libres
It's absolutely the perfect week to take a walk down Sainte Catherine Street East in the Gay Village to see the 180,000 balls of 18 different colors hanging in the bright blue sky today! You can shop, check out a bar, or just enjoy the gorgeous weather.
3. Go Parachuting
Well, for those who love thrills, why not have the ultimate adrenaline rush by going skydiving! Parachute Montreal is very safe and a perfect place for the ultimate way to kick off spring and discovery your adventurous side.
2. Take A Cooking Class At Atelier & Saveurs
Have fun and enjoy a French inspired meal that will assure you a fun laid back time. Prices vary depending on the courses you choose to cook at Atelier & Saveurs, but trust me it is honestly a blast!
1. Walk Through Jean Talon Market
Take advantage of the stunning weather we are having this week by checking out Jean Talon Market! You can buy some fresh food, gorgeous flowers, or just just and enjoy the Montreal vibes.
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Spontaneous Things To Do For Families:
5. Check Out The Botanical Gardens And Insectarium
For the same ticket, you and your kids can enjoy the beauty of the Botanical Gardens and the Insectarium! You can enjoy their indoor and outdoor exhibits and then have a lovely picnic in the park.
4. Go Horseback Riding
For something new to try with your kids why not check out horseback in St. Lazare! The horse ranch at St. Lazare is only 15 minutes from downtown Montreal where they offer horseback riding indoors, outdoors, and on a trail through the sunset. This is a great fun activity to try during the summer if you and your kids love animals and adventures.
3. Go To Le Ceramic Café
One of my personal favorite places is Le Céramic Café. A great place where you and your kids can create art, relax, enjoy food, and overall have fun together! You can choose whichever mold you like and the fun takes off from there!
2. Go For A Family Bike Ride Along The Lachine Canal
I honestly love biking with my little cousins and I honestly think it's a great way to enjoy spring while spending quality time your your fam. You don't even have to spend any money. I suggest biking down the Lachine Canal towards Atwater Market for a fun Montreal spring day with ice cream as a little treat!
1. Check Out Sky Tag
Now bust out the inner child with your kids and jump your way to summer! Head to Sky Tag in Montreal's West Island district. It's a great way to have fun with your family and celebrate vacation! You can either jump on the trampolines or play laser tag.