Living in Quebec as a young person has never been so great! Even though we might experience some questionable politics at times, summer is the time to shake that all off and enjoy what our beautiful province has to offer!

For many of us, the looming 30s are a reality that we don't want to deal with. Even if you just turned 18, you cannot fight the ravages of age. So why not experience all you can before you have to get a real job, get married, and have kids? 

MTLBlog brings you an essential list of 30 Quebec adventures you must go on before you're 30. We have something for everything — from nature journeys, to thrill rides, and even a music festival, we've got it all! 

Enjoy!

Scale The Waterfalls at Mauricie National Park

What: Hike hundreds of kilometres of trails and camp out under the stars in one of Quebec's most lush national parks. 

Where: Chemin de Saint-Jean-des-Piles, Shawinigan, QC 

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Whale-Watch In The Gaspésie

What: Catch a glimpse of nature's most majestic creatures at Forillon National Park.

Where: Forillon National Park, Grande-Grave Harbour, Gaspé, QC

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Hike A Fjord

What: See some of the grandest cliffs in Quebec.

Where: Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay, Manicouagan, QC

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Sleep Amongst Wolves

What: At Bioparc de la Gaspésie, you can get up-close-and-personal with over 40 species of Canadian wildlife. 

Where: 123 rue des Vieux Ponts, Bonaventure, QC

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Hike The Cree Nation Trails

What: Eeyou Istchee–Baie-James is one of Quebec's best-preserved nature and Indigenous reserves. With Native tour guides, you can explore this incredible region. 

Where: Cardinal points 52.180970, -74.846655

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See A 1.4 Million Year Old Crater

What: In the far north in Parc national des Pingualuit lies an ancient crater that will mesmerize you. 

Where: Rivière-Koksoak, QC

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Tour A Native Village With The Locals 

What: Amishk Tours offers visitors a a glimpse of life on a reservation. 

Where: Montcalm Regional Park, Saint-Calixte, Québec

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Visit The Mingan Archipelago

What: Amazing natural landscapes wait for you at the Mingan Archipelago.

Where: 1010 Prom. Des Anciens, Havre-Saint-Pierre

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Zipline Through The Woods

What: For an unforgettable experience, head to Morin-Heights to zipline through the forest. 

Where: 185, rue Bennett, Morin-Heights, QC

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See The Stars At Mont-Mégantic

What: At Astrolab in the Eastern Townships, be amazed at the wonders of the universe. 

Where: 189 route du Parc, Notre-Dame-des-Bois, QC

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Bike Along the 700km Of Cycling Paths At Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

What: There are way too many fun activities to do in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean!

Where: Cardinal points 48.4002148, -71.1368403

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Camp Out At Oka National Park

What: From beaches to beautiful nature reserves, Oka has it all. 

Where: 2020 Chemin d'Oka, Oka, QC

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Sleep In A Bubble Above The Trees

What: Treetop bubbles and cabins are the premier attraction at Canopée Lit

Where: 303 Chemin de l’Anse-de-Roche, Sacré-Cœur, QC

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Explore Quebec History On The Laurentides Heritage Trail

What: Take a tour along the Route des Belles-Histoires and discover Quebec's storied history of natural wonder. 

Where: Bureau d'information touristique des Laurentides, Saint-Jérôme, Québec

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Hike The Gaspésie 

What: Quebec's southereasternmost region has incredible natural landscapes and breathtaking views. 

Where: Cardinal points 48.8313513, -64.4892014

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Walk Across A Frozen River At Haute-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie

What: From ice walking, to mountain biking to hiking, nothing is off limits at this national park. 

Where: 25 Boulevard Notre-Dame, Clermont, QC

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Stay In A Luxury Hut In The Woods

What: Huttopia Sutton is Quebec's top-rated glamping experience. 

Where: 297 Chemin Maple, Sutton, QC

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Swim At Baie des Sables

What: Baie des Sables has everything from swimming to camping in small-town Quebec. 

Where: 2370, Chemin du Lac, c.p. 65, Lac-Mégantic, QC

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Explore An Enchanted Forest

What: Foresta Lumina is inspired by the region's heritage and natural mythology. 

Where: Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook, 135, rue Michaud, Coaticook, QC

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Explore A Giant Island In The Middle Of The St. Lawrence 

What: Parc d'Anticosti is a huge 7,943 square kilometre territory at the entrance to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Where: Cardinal points 49.4467014, -62.811484

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Hike Through Parc de la Gorge 

What: Over 16km of trails and North America's longest suspension bridge. 

Where: 400, rue St-Marc, Coaticook, QC

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Kayak Through Mont-Tremblant

What: You might've already gone skiing here, but you've never tried kayaking! 

Where: 3824 Chemin du Lac Supérieur, Mont-Tremblant, QC

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Paddle Board At The Lachine Rapids

What: Channel your inner Kelly Slater at the Lachine Rapids this summer. 

Where: Cardinal points 45.4187163, -73.5899538

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Go White-Water Rafting In Lac-Saint-Jean

What: A pulse-pounding white water rafting experience a short drive from Montreal!

Where: 125, rue du Quai, Desbiens, QC

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Go To La Ronde Before You're Too Old

What: You already know the drill — roller coaster, cotton candy, and fun!

Where: 22 Chemin Macdonald, Montreal, QC

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Explore Old Quebec

What: As one of Canada's oldest cities, Quebec City is a must-go for history lovers. Bring your walking shoes.  

Where: 1 Rue des Carrières, Québec City, QC

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Walk Over The Waterfall at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency 

What: An unforgettable hike over one of Canada's largest waterfalls. 

Where: 5300, boulevard Sainte-Anne, QC

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Tour Charlevoix On A Motorcycle

What: Experience true freedom while motorcycling between lakes and mountains in Charlevoix. 

Where: Just an hour outside of Quebec City

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Explore Colonial Heritage At Île d'Orléans 

What: Quebec's historic Île d'Orléans along the St. Lawrence River is an unforgettable journey through time. 

Where: 15km outside of Quebec City.

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Have A Blast At Osheaga

What: Montreal's biggest summer music festival is sure to please everyone, attracting huge artists. 

Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, QC

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Happy voyaging, Quebec!

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