Find all sorts of ways to have some fall fun!

Road Trips, September 6, 2021 2021-09-06
Fall activities in Quebec

Make the most of the joys of fall! Admire the blazing colours of the season while visiting a historic site or tourist attraction, discovering fabulous landscapes or vacationing at a charming hotel. Which activity will you choose?

Learn about Canada's railways at Exporail

Things to do for history buffs!

Maison Saint-Gabriel invites you to take a trip into the 17th century by taking a guided tour from the basement to the attic! You can now explore the former home of the King’s Wards at your own pace while learning historical anecdotes, the origins of common expressions as well as humorous fun facts.

Every year, the Plains of Abraham celebrate Halloween with out-of-the-ordinary historical activities in Old Québec City. Whether you are a fan of riddles, adventures, treasure hunts or scary stories, these activities are sure to give you chills, whatever your age. Be sure to check out the Joan of Arc Garden, too, where mysterious decorations illustrate the history of the Plains of Abraham.

Head down memory lane to discover Canada's railway heritage at Exporail, celebrating its 60th anniversary. This fall, there are many great activities for visitors. See displays of vintage trains, locomotives, cars, wagons and streetcars, explore temporary exhibits, take train rides and participate in themed activities.

Get up close and personal with animals

The Ecomuseum Zoo, the only outdoor zoo on the island of Montreal, gives you the chance to come face to face with black bears, raccoons, a river otter, Canada lynx and birds of prey in a beautiful fall setting. This zoo is open year-round and takes in animals that are injured, orphaned or unable to return to the wild.

At Parc Safari, admire lions, giraffes and hundreds of other animals of the African savannah. To enhance your outing, you could opt for one of the gourmet packages. These packages include admission to Parc Safari as well as gift certificates redeemable at various artisanal food shops and businesses in the Montérégie region.

L'automne au Zoo Ecomuseum
Fall at the Ecomuseum Zoo
Sutton Brome-Missisquoi
Sutton in Brome-Missisquoi, photo credit: Rémy Ogez

Explore amazing fall-coloured destinations

Do you love countryside landscapes and food tourism? The Brome-Missisquoi region promises to enchant! Fill up on flavours and incredible views on the famous Wine Route, or follow the Antiques Road, for a nostalgic ride to uncover treasures from the past. This region is also ideal for enjoying all kinds of outdoor activities.

And speaking of outdoor activities, anyone who lives for outdoor fun will love the Jacques-Cartier region, the largest playground in the Québec City area. This beautiful part of the country is perfect for hiking, wildlife-watching, biking and rafting, especially in the provincial park. Water activities are all the rage in the Lac-Beauport sector, while birdwatching takes center stage around the Marais du Nord marshlands.

Plan a vacation to Québec City

Feel like taking a trip to Québec City? Fall is a great time of year to visit the capital's attractions and historic sites. Choose the hotel that suits you best to discover this irresistibly charming destination.

Located at the heart of Old Québec City’s historic and cultural hub, Hotel Manoir Victoria is sure to impress foodies thanks to its famous Chez Boulay bistro. Another excellent choice is the Port Royal Hotel & Suites. Its distinctive style cleverly incorporates the original building’s historical features and the hotel offers a variety of rooms and suites, as well as the delicious cuisine of the Louise Tavern & Wine Bar. Opting for Hilton Québec means choosing a prime location close to plenty of tourist attractions and a hotel that boasts spectacular views of fall in the city. And if you want to go for absolute luxury, you’ll love the iconic Fairmont le Château Frontenac.

Offers so you can do even more this season

In Gatineau, the Ramada Plaza Manoir du Casino is the perfect destination to enjoy a happy mix of nature and city. Special promotions make it easy to add extras to your stay, and the hotel's convenient location lets you head out to the Casino du Lac-Leamy, to a museum, to the starting point of a guided city tour, or to a beautiful park for some leaf-peeping.

Also in the Outaouais region, DoubleTree by Hilton Gatineau-Ottawa, a grand, castle-like hotel, offers many rooms to choose from. Various packages are available so that you can plan a getaway that suits your style. In addition, you'll find the Kōena Spa on site, and the hotel’s neighbour is the magnificent Château Cartier Golf Course.

In the Tremblant area, the Cap Tremblant Mountain Resort invites you to take advantage of the Multi-Nights Promotion, offering a 3rd night at 50% off or a 5th night free. This resort welcomes you in a country setting, in a region where you can enjoy a whole gamut of activities and where the autumn landscapes are nothing short of splendid.

Double Tree by Hilton Gatineau-Ottawa
DoubleTree by Hilton Gatineau-Ottawa
In partnership with Bonjour Québec

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