Road Trips, January 6, 2020 2020-01-06 2020-01-06 Quebecgetaways quebecvacances.com Treat yourself to a vacation of pure bliss at a top winter destination! Whether you’re looking for outdoor activities, a bit of relaxation or a getaway that lets you put all of your cares on hold, the Laurentians invite you to explore vast forests and snow-covered summits and to enjoy staying at high-quality hotels and resorts. Snowmobilers love the Laurentians! Let’s begin in Oka and St-Jérôme The Parc national d’Oka, located about a half-hour drive away from the metropolitan region, is an exceptional place where you can go cross-country skiing, fatbiking and snow-scooting, among others. This provincial park also offers activities for visitors with reduced mobility. After a day of outdoor fun, head up to the city of St-Jérôme. Families will enjoy accommodations at the Comfort Inn & Suites St-Jérôme thanks to package deals that include activities out in nature and a buffet breakfast. You could also choose the Super 8 Hotel St-Jérôme, which caters to the needs of all guests and lets kids under 18 years of age stay free. Discover the Saint-Sauveur area Continue your vacation by driving up into St-Sauveur to see the charming village and quaint shops and stroll along picturesque streets. For your overnight needs, choose from all kinds of practical options. Hotel St-Sauveur is known for luxurious units, lofts, studios and suites, some of which overlook the ski trails. Another excellent choice is the Mont Gabriel Resort & Spa, a four-star hotel at the top of the mountain that is perfect for skiers or for families looking forward to a day of tubing at the nearby Glissades des Pays d’en Haut centre. And if you’re in the area around Spring Break, check out the show presented at CAMMAC Music Centre. Find your dream cottage at the Fiddler Lake Resort If you’d rather go all out with a vacation in a cottage, you’ll find your dream home away from home at the Fiddler Lake Resort! Located just 15 minutes from Saint-Sauveur, this enchanting resort offers a host of activities to make the most of the joys of winter. Explore the forest on the hiking and snowshoeing trails or hit the ice for a bit of skating. Life at a resort! Going higher up north! Make your way to Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, taking the time for a spa break at Ofuro Station Zen en route. The thermal cycle of this Nordic spa guides you from the sauna, to the steam bath, to the hot tub, to the river bath, and finally to the relaxation area. You’ll then be totally relaxed and ready to drive to your next destination. Stop off either at Super 8 Hotel Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, ideally located for fun outdoor family activities, Hotel Spa Watel, where the devoted staff invites you to enjoy ultimate comfort in your room and at the spa, or Auberge de la Tour du Lac, an ancestral inn that stands out with excellent customer service and a menu that highlights local products. Do you love thrills? Then you’ll want to try the via ferrata trail and mega zipline at TYROPARC. This company also has packages for snowmobilers, so that they can explore the best snowmobiling trails of the Laurentians. Life at a resort! Travel a little east of Ste-Agathe to reach the Viking Resort & Marina, where you can stay in a fully equipped condo and enjoy a variety of activities or head out onto the snowshoeing and snowmobiling trails. Or you could choose to stay at Estérel Resort, which promises to delight foodies and wine connoisseurs and offers two distinct experiences at its two boutique hotels. Mont-Tremblant, the quintessential winter destination Continue up to Mont-Tremblant next for the last portion of your trip. At Village Oasis at the Mont Blanc Resort, your town house awaits and makes a perfect home base for going out and enjoying the snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails. At Hotel Vacances Tremblant, which boasts the best quality-price ratio in the region, you’ll find a variety of rooms to suit any taste and a collection of interesting package deals. Have a glamorous alpine getaway in Mont-Tremblant For a vacation in the heart of nature, choose the 1-to-5-bedroom residences of Hotel de Montagne Cap Tremblant, a resort on private land. You could also stay at Hotel Quintessence, Mont-Tremblant’s first boutique hotel, inspired by the estates of old times, or at the luxurious cottages of Tremblant Living at the foot of the mountain. And at Auberge La Porte Rouge, just a few minutes from the slopes, you’ll be treated to a warm welcome and everything you need for an unforgettable experience. How to do luxury in Mont-Tremblant Spectacular in and of itself, the prestigious Fairmont Tremblant hotel is ideal for a glamorous alpine getaway and a sumptuous bonus that only adds to the fun of hitting the slopes. If you want to go for something even more extraordinary, check out the helicopter rides of Héli-Tremblant that allow you to fly over the region, as well as the snowmobile and dogsledding packages brought to you courtesy of partnerships with specialized businesses. Fantastic activities are within reach in every part of the Laurentians. Start planning your winter vacation now!