Spring has spring and so has everyone's urge to go on vacation and visit new places. Well, I have some news for you! Instead of waiting to plan a big vacation this summer, why not enjoy what spring has to offer in Quebec!
Spring brings with it gorgeous weather and what pairs nicely with great weather? MINI VACATIONS! And where should you go on a mini vacation? Well, right here in Quebec of course! Our province is absolutely stunning and it's time that you visit some new and insane places right in your own backyard!
1. Enjoy Spring At Bleu Lavande
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 lavander field this spring. It is absolutely stunning and it's a great place to relax, take pictures, and enjoy the nice weather!
2. Enjoy Spring At The Rocher Percé In Gaspesie
For a quick and simple road trip to take with your friends, I strongly recommend checking out l’Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé this spring. It’s easy to get to and super cheap for your broke Montreal friends like me! These rocks are Quebec’s trade mark and the area around they are found in has great activities for you and your friends.
3. Enjoy Spring At Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie
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 this spring!
4. Enjoy Spring At Le Trou de La Fée
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 the perfect trip to make in the spring!
5. Enjoy Spring At Chicoutimi
Spring has sprung and so have the flowers! So, why not enjoy nature in Chicoutimi this year!Not only does Chicoutimi offer a beautiful natural landscape, but it has tons of opportunities to for you explore. They've got nature walks, sightseeing tours, hiking paths, and much, much more. Plus, for museum lovers like me, you can check out the Petite Maison Blanche!
6. Enjoy Spring At Havre-Aubert
Why not enjoy a different island this spring and check out Havre-Aubert! It's charming and absolutely stunning! It may be about 20 hours away, but their aquarium, art exhibitions and much more are totally worth it!
7. Enjoy Spring At Jacques Cartier National Park
For a magical camping experience along red and orange filled mountains, I suggest checking out Jacques Cartier National Park. This park features moose, deer, foxes, wolves, bears, and over 100 different types of birds.
8. Enjoy Spring At Spa Le Finlandais
For a luxurious Spa day out of Montreal, I strongly recommend checking out Spa Le Finlandais. They water circuit is absolutely amazing! They have 6 different saunas including a Russian sauna and Hammam, they also have 4 baths including arctic and thermal, and even a bubble experience! This is a great way to relax and enjoy spring!
9. Enjoy Spring At The “Hobbit Village”
For $135 a night, you and 4 friends can relive Lord Of The Rings right here in Quebec! Entre Cimes et Racines is the company that organized the "Hobbit Village" for the pure reason of having fun right in nature. Your surroundings are beautiful and if you divide the cost it's only $33.75 per person! You can book a stay in the Hobbit House right here!
10. Enjoy Spring At La Malbaie
For nature, romance, and luxury all in one, I suggest heading out to La Malbaie in Quebec. This little town is located right near the Camping Des Chutes Fraiser and the peaceful Jardins de Quatre-Vents. They have boutiques, boulangeries, chalets, golf clubs, and beautiful views. It's only a 4 hour drive from Montreal so you can treat that special someone at a reasonable price this spring!
11. Enjoy Spring At St. Lazare Ranch
For something new to try, why not try 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 in the spring over a sunset!
12. Enjoy Spring At Mont-Tremblant
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.
13. Enjoy Spring At Laiterie De Coaticook Ltée
1000 Rue Child, Coaticook
For that perfect spring treat that pairs nicely with the (hopefully) sunny weather, I suggest heading down to Coaticook QC one day with your BFF for colorful and delightful ice cream. Their ice cream is amazing and it's the perfect way to cool down and treat yourself.
14. Enjoy Spring At Montmorency Falls
Why not go on a cute road trip while enjoying stunning waterfalls this spring! This is a great way to hike all your stress away and then relax with your BFF, GF, or BF and enjoy the view. This is fun for those adventurous Montrealers out there who want to enjoy spring!
15. Enjoy Spring At The Montreal Botanical Gardens With Butterflies
Step into the almost spa-like setting of the Main Exhibition Greenhouse, where the heat and the flowers’ sweet fragrance help you forget winter. All around you, hundreds of colorful butterflies flit joyously about amidst the lush greenery, filling you with a sense of lightness and inviting you to relax.