Activities and Fresh Air Take Centre Stage in the Laurentians

Activities and Fresh Air Take Centre Stage in the Laurentians

Destinations to explore, February 23, 2015 2015-02-23
The Laurentians, photo credit SÉPAQ
Couple snowshoeing, The Laurentians, photo credit SÉPAQ
For a vacation that’s 100 percent fresh air, the Laurentians is the place to go. With snow-covered scenery, impressive mountains and lovely little villages, this is the perfect spot for activities in a picturesque setting. Enjoy a great day of skiing or a snowmobile expedition dressed in your warmest winter gear and get ready for an extraordinary winter getaway.

Follow the Tracks of the P’tit Train du Nord

The P’tit Train du Nord linear park is the longest four-season park of its kind in Canada. The trail runs over 232 km along the old railway tracks, passing through lively cities and villages, charming shops, unique restaurants, cozy inns and more. Choose the cross-country skiing sector or try out the snowmobiling trails for a most refreshing outdoor experience.

Rent a Nature Cabin

Looking to set up base camp for your winter getaway? Many accommodation options are available right in the Parc national du Mont-Tremblant, located near all sorts of winter sports and activities. Think about booking one of the ten new Nature cabins, which are fully equipped and comfortably house groups of four people. Located in the Lac-Chat and Lac-Provost sectors, these cabins let you jump into your activities straight away.

Trotinnette des neiges, photo credit SÉPAQ
Trotinnette des neiges, photo credit SÉPAQ

Activities in the Parks

The regional and national parks in the Laurentians invite you to make the most of their unparalleled winter playgrounds all season. Ideal for your favourite winter sports, this region is perfect for snowmobiling through vast areas or reconnecting with the classics like snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, skating and hiking. You could also choose a more unusual activity, like snow scooting, winter biking or a torchlit trek. Parc national d’Oka also offers Ski-Vel for visitors who use wheelchairs.

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