A must for families, the Granby Zoo is a place
where kids, parents and the whole family can learn more about the
1,500 animals that call the zoo home. Offering more than just a
traditional zoo, this major tourist attraction in the Eastern
Townships also has a water park where visitors can cool off on hot
days as well as an amusement park. Got a big dinosaur fan in your
family? Then be sure to check out the Dinozoo park of 21
full-scale dinosaurs with realistic movements that will leave you awestruck! And if you are concerned about the conditions
of zoo residents, you’ll be glad to know this zoo employs
passionate researchers and scientists who are committed to
improving the animals’ quality of life and protecting endangered
Head up to the Laurentians next!
Located in the Mont-Tremblant Valley near the downtown area and
the mountain, AX
Hotel Mont-Tremblant, a trendy new hotel, offers a variety
of lodging options suitable for families. It boasts a ideal spot
for outdoor enthusiasts since it is close to a wide selection of
activities as well as the region’s most popular attractions.
Choose from classic, convenient and superior rooms, many of which
overlook the mountain, or treat yourself to the luxury of a large
condo complete with living room, full kitchen and indoor parking
space. Plenty of packages are available to accommodate all types
Here are two suggestions from
Mont-Tremblant for you to continue your vacation. Either head
north-east to a territory full of adventures to be had in the
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region, or go back toward the south for
great family activities in Montréal and the region of Montérégie.
After a long but rewarding drive,
you’ll be entering the region of Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean.
This impressive place boasts immense, infinite beauty and
perfectly suits families who love nature and outdoor activities!
Whether you choose a cruise on the Saguenay Fjord, a bike ride on
the Véloroute des Bleuets bicycle circuit or a hike in a
provincial park, your wonderful experience will linger on in your
If you would prefer to indulge in
urban excitement, soak up the festive ambience in Montréal! The La
Ronde theme park is the ultimate attraction for
thrill-seekers as well as a perfect destination for families.
Enjoy the rides and make the most of special events happening all
season long. It’s a place where you can spend the whole day and
also a great vantage point from which to watch the fireworks
illuminating the skies above the metropolis!
Will you be in town during the month
of August? If so, you’re in luck! Make your way to the Montérégie
region, where from August 10 to 18, the International
Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu promises nine
days of magic and colour and a sky painted with close to 100
hot-air balloons. This family-friendly festival is also a great
opportunity to enjoy lots of activities and attend amazing
concerts. There is also an Infant’s Corner and many
services set up to accommodate parents with tots, so that they can
attend the festival worry-free.
Quebec knows how to cater to families on their summer vacation!