Winter is a big deal in Québec. Although we could use the cold weather as an excuse to stay indoors, there are actually lots of fun things to do outside, including many that are quite unusual.
In addition to skiing, snowshoeing and snowboarding, several other outdoor activities make the most of the magic and wonder of winter. Indeed, our regions offer something for everyone, so here are a few suggestions for unusual winter activities. Which of them makes you look forward to winter this year? Read more
Côte-Nord – Manicouagan is home to many exceptional bird-watching sites. Whether you are a first-time or regular visitor to the region, here are four must-see sites where you can observe the birds that live and feed along the St. Lawrence. Read more
Natashquan, which means “where one hunts for bear” in the Innu language, still feels a little bit like the edge of the world, no doubt because this village of nearly 300 people in Côte-Nord – Duplessis was, until very recently, the end of Route 138. Since late September of this year, it is now possible to drive to Kegaska, 44 km (27 mi.) further east. Read more
Summer or winter, I’m a big fan of the great outdoors! In the winter, I swap my hiking boots for snowshoes or skis and set off to explore the trails, whether in national parks or elsewhere. Here, then, are a few suggestions of places to visit for your next snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or backcountry skiing trips. Read more
The ferries that cross the St. Lawrence are more than just means of transportation. Ferry crossings are also unique experiences that vary with the tides and the seasons. Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) ferries have been providing reliable services to travellers for over 40 years. The company now wants to exceed customer expectations by providing exciting onboard experiences inspired by its new slogan: “Linking places. Connecting people!” Read more
Sea kayaking, hiking, wildlife observation, interpretive activities, etc., there’s so much to do in the maritime regions of Québec. If you have little time, but the head full of projects – whether you come in the summer or in the fall when nature puts on her most beautiful colours – a stay at a resort offering lodging and various activities is likely the perfect solution for you. Here are a few ideas. Read more