So many fun things to do this fall

Attractions to discover, September 12, 2022 2022-09-12
Mont Pinacle, Coaticook Valley Mont Pinacle, Vallée de la Coaticook ©V Cotnoir

The season of colours is upon us and it's time to make the most of the joys of fall! Here are our suggestions of activities, places to visit and events to go to for fabulous foliage, family fun and tasty local products!

Cueillette de pommes
Apple-picking - Tourisme au Coeur de la Montérégie - photo credit: Noémi Laganière

Feast and take in the scenery

There are a thousand and one ways to cultivate pleasure in the beautiful region of Saint-Hyacinthe, and local foods are certainly one of those pleasures! When you’re feeling peckish, head over to the century-old public market and the gourmet shops stocked with everything you need for a picnic in the park!

The Coaticook Valley is beautiful in the fall! Experience Foresta Lumina, taste the famous Coaticook ice cream, enjoy regional products and don't forget to take part in the Virée gourmande des Comptonales, a harvest event happening October 8 to 10.

Held every weekend until October 16, the Week-ends gourmands de Rougemont harvest celebrations are an opportunity to taste the quality of the region's products. Let your senses guide you to ciders, wines, pies, fresh fruits and vegetables!

Get your fill of adventure and fresh air

Do you have an adventurous spirit? Aventures Plein Air is your reference in the Laurentians for adventure tourism. Whether you like fishing, canicross, quad rides or jeep excursions, you will be spoiled for choice!

The Parc de la rivière Batiscan is a true hidden treasure of the Mauricie region. This park will charm you with countless activities, including via ferrata, treetop courses, hiking, geocaching, as well as guided activities with a naturalist.

See wonderful fall colours from up high with GoHelico, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! Every weekend in October, take advantage of a 30% discount with the Bird’s Eye View of Québec City package and fly over Old Québec City.

GoHelico, photo credit: Alex Stelmacovich
Ripplecove Hôtel & Spa
Ripplecove Hotel & Spa

Relax in colourful surroundings

Combine wellness, scenery and discovery in a world of relaxation. At the foot of Mont Saint-Bruno, Förena Cité thermale is a spa inspired by the stories and rituals of thermotherapy in Iceland, Germany and Russia. SKYSPA, on the other hand, offers a unique open-air concept in the heart of Quartier DIX30. Offered at both spas, the intriguing Aufguss rituals will provide energizing and relaxing effects.

The Ripplecove Hotel & Spa in the Eastern Townships bewitches onlookers with its view of Lake Massawippi and its countryside atmosphere. This hotel invites you to relax at its Arboressence Spa, nestled among ancient pines, and to indulge in a meal at its Le Riverain restaurant.

Boasting breathtaking views, the Hilton Québec is an exceptional place to admire colourful foliage during a fall getaway. Relax at the rooftop pool and savour the delights served up at the CABU restaurant on site in between outings in Old Québec City.

Fairmont's sumptuous hotels and resorts are renowned for their spectacular sites and enchanting scenery. Whether you choose the Château Montebello, Manoir Richelieu, Château Frontenac or Fairmont Tremblant, relaxation in all its forms is guaranteed. Take time for yourself and enjoy the refined rooms, exquisite cuisine, superior spa facilities and activities to suit all tastes. One thing is sure, your stay at a Fairmont hotel will be a dream getaway!

Have fun with family

Every weekend until October 30, the Sommet Saint-Sauveur fall foliage event will be in full swing. Experience the thrill of a family outing at F.U.N. Park with a host of activities: rides for all, alpine roller coaster, zipline, ski lift rides and nature hikes!

Fall is the perfect time to explore Parc Safari: it's cooler and the rates are lower! Discover the felines’ tunnel, the birds’ garden, the deer trail, and more, or go on the Safari, where some 300 animals of 30 different species roam free.

Plenty of activities and special events are taking place this fall at the Olympic Park! Get active with your family at the Sports Centre, enjoy the "Îlots 76" games, and enjoy First Fridays, an epic gathering of food trucks that continues until October 7.

Sommet Saint-Sauveur
Have fun with family at Sommet Saint-Sauveur
Hôtel Ambassadeur
Hôtel Ambassadeur. Photo credit: Frédéric Bergeron

With its multitude of incredible activities, Tag E-Karting & Amusement is a thrill for the whole family! It not only offers Karting, but also Laser Tag, a state-of-the-art bowling alley and a Dark Ride 7D interactive cinema. There’s something for everyone!

Comfort Inn & Suites Saint-Jérôme offers modern rooms and suites that are perfect for families, who will also love the beautiful indoor pool with water slide! This hotel is a great destination for active families since it is located just steps away from the P'tit train du Nord bike path!

Looking for a fall getaway in Québec City? The Hotel Ambassadeur welcomes families, who will appreciate the spacious rooms and the Batifol Bar & Grill on site. And you can bet that parents and kids alike will love the tropical atrium with a pool and water games!

Plan a getaway to Tremblant

Cap Tremblant Mountain Resort offers breathtaking views of the region, as well as delicious gourmet cuisine at Il Pinnacolo restaurant, where the panoramic view is sublime. Enjoy the colourful landscape with activities such as horseback riding, alpine sledding or hiking, and extend your stay with the Multi-Nights promotion: a 3rd night at 50% off or a 5th night free.

Boasting a beautiful view, AX Hotel Mont-Tremblant allows you to enjoy the surrounding landscape and foliage. There's nothing like relaxing on the terrace or the 4-season heated outdoor pool. And because the hotel is so close to downtown and Tremblant resort, you'll have a front-row seat to the region's top activities!

The Grand Lodge Mont-Tremblant, a resort located on the shores of Lac Ouimet, offers well-equipped luxury suites, a restaurant that honours Quebec's culinary diversity and a health centre with a pool. At the Grand Lodge, you'll enjoy a prime location for admiring the fall colours of Tremblant, whether it's on a bike, a zipline or a helicopter flight.

AX Hôtel Mont-Tremblant
AX Hotel Mont-Tremblant

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