Enjoy fall colours with outdoor fun and flavours in Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Enjoy fall colours with outdoor fun and flavours in Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Destinations to explore, September 12, 2022 2022-09-12
Trails at L’escapade on Mont Rigaud Sentiers de L’escapade au mont Rigaud

Are you a foodie at heart? Do you crave the great outdoors? This fall, spend a weekend in Vaudreuil-Soulanges and enjoy a buffet of outdoor adventures and culinary discoveries!

Chambre à l'Hôtel Verso
Maison Rose in Hudson

Day 1: Dive into the fall colours in Rigaud

Visit Mont Rigaud and take in the crisp fall air while strolling along L’escapade’s 27 kilometres of trails. Cycling enthusiasts can practise their mountain biking skills along the 20 kilometres of cross-country trails. For even more thrills, attempt the aerial courses at Arbraska Rigaud, where you’ll trek from tree to tree through the colourful forest, while completing a variety of challenges. The fun doesn’t end there! Celebrate the great outdoors with arts and crafts exhibits, a market, live performances and roving entertainment at the Festival des couleurs de Rigaud. You won’t want to miss all these festivities!

After a day of exploring, consider spending the night in Hudson at the all-new Maison Rose, a charming establishment nestled in the heart of the village. Another excellent option is the Willow Inn, where you can take in the stunning views of the Lake of Two Mountains. You can also savour a delectable meal at one of Hudson’s many renowned restaurants. Finally, top off your day by exploring this beautiful, quaint village.

Day 2: Enjoy food and fun in Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot

Start the next day by heading to Île Perrot. Why not pick your own apples or pumpkins at Ferme Quinn or Verger Labonté? Each orchard has farm animals, a playground, a bistro, a food shop and an array of special activities for the whole family. Next, how about a trip back in time to the days of New France? Until October 10, you can discover over 350 years of history and culture at the Pointe-du-Moulin Historical Park.

This year, Île Perrot is also celebrating its 350th anniversary! To mark this milestone, there will be exciting festivities for all to enjoy, including a photo exhibit and a poetry and music show, followed by a delicious closing banquet. To end your weekend on a high note, make a stop at Smoke Meat Pete, a local institution that has served legendary smoked meat for over two decades!

Bonus: Celebrate Halloween all season in Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Why not keep the fun going right up until Halloween? Vaudreuil-Soulanges is brimming with activities to celebrate the spooky season. For starters, bring the whole family to Saint-Zotique and discover the magic of CitrouilleVille, an enchanting pumpkin village. Next up, head to La Belle de Coteau-du-Lac for Festiv’Halloween, where you can enjoy pick-your-own activities, admire the illuminated decor, explore the corn maze, or brave the haunted houses. Lastly, work together to find your way through the corn maze or solve outdoor riddle games at Verger Labonté. The fun never stops in Vaudreuil-Soulanges!

Ferme Quinn
Ferme Quinn, photo credit: Olivier Langevin

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