5 Ideas to Get Some Exercise in Mauricie this Winter!

5 Ideas to Get Some Exercise in Mauricie this Winter!

Destinations to explore January 19, 2015 Quebecgetaways
Snowshoeing in La Mauricie National Park
Snowshoeing in La Mauricie National Park
Dear sports enthusiasts, lovers of snowflakes, experienced adventurers and Sunday explorers, this winter head to Mauricie. This region halfway between Montréal and Québec is where you’ll find tons of exciting activities to get you moving! Here are five great ideas for guaranteed outdoor fun for couples or for the whole family.

Go All Out at La Mauricie National Park

Shine up your skis, strap on your snowshoes and head to the snowy paradise that is the La Mauricie National Park! Over 130 km of marked trails in excellent condition will lead you to unequalled views and countless picture-taking opportunities. Eight heated shelters let you rest comfortably before getting back to your adventure!

Skate in the Forest at Ferme Éthier

What an original idea for some quality time with your sweetheart! Go for a skate at Ferme Éthier on over 3 km of trails through rows of snow-covered trees or show off your most impressive skills on the 400-metre ice rink. After your trek, you’re invited to warm up with hot chocolate and pea soup and discover products made from Saskatoon berries.

Yoga and Dogsledding at Manitou Mushers
Yoga and Dogsledding at Manitou Mushers

The Perfect Combination of Yoga and Dogsledding!

Looking for a unique, authentic experience? Manitou Mushers has created a package perfect for couples that combines physical and mental exercise with nature and wildlife for an eye-opening activity. Do some yoga, spend some time with the sled dogs to learn more about them and go on a dogsledding expedition!

Step into a Mountain Snowshoeing Paradise

Mountain snowshoers will find 16 looped trails totalling 12 km in the splendid Rocanigan Valley. Make your way through this fabulous playground at your own pace for a guaranteed energy boost. Renting one of the three heated yurts is a great idea for couples who want to relax and stay overnight.

How about a Cozy Night?

Nature lovers can choose a stay at Baluchon, éco-villégiature, a resort centre that offers a one-of-a-kind experience in harmony with nature. A vacation package includes one-night accommodations, breakfast and a four-course gourmet table d’hôte dinner created by an herbalist chef…sounds enticing, no? Facilities include an indoor pool, hot tub and sauna to help you decompress after your adventure outdoors.

Located 90 minutes from Montréal and Québec, the Mauricie region is just a hop, skip and a jump away, and sure to keep you warm all winter.

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