Mont Tremblant, Laurentians, Quebec, Canada

Mont Tremblant is a Quebec town in the Laurentians. The city is dominated by Mont-Tremblant (875m) that gives its name, being one of the highest peaks in southern Quebec. This is a tourist town with many ski centers and many golf courses even a casino. You will also find many shops, cafes, restaurants and bars. Despite economic growth, the citizens and the city administration want to live in harmony with nature and want the territory remains in its wild state. It is a place to visit all year long, every season has its charm and its activities.

Tips

If you want to know the most beautiful views and the secrets of the city, enjoy the free guided tour, available daily.
If you like a holiday with activities for all tastes, you have a choice of hotels that offer activities for the whole family or for couples. Pool, spa, golf, anything is possible. There are even hotels with excellent optional catering.
If you like walking hiking, you are at the perfect place with 11 trails, 1 to 9 km (return).
To get to the casino, you can take the gondola Casino Express and the free shuttle.
For a nice relaxing you will also find a center with Finnish sauna, Norwegian steam bath, river swimming, solarium, massage, etc.

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Sugar shack La Goudrelle, Montérégie, Mont St-Grégoire

Sugar shack La Goudrelle is located on the South Shore of Montreal, in Montérégie, at Mont St-Grégoire. It belongs to the Gingras family and has been established since 1948. There are five dining rooms and a dance hall. You can also take your meal away and of course taste the maple taffy on the snow. You have the possibility to make events during the year under reservation (80 people and more). Other activities are added to your visit. There are several free ones for the children and also some paying ones during the weekend. There are animals on site and you can enjoy the trails for hiking in the mountains. During your visit, you can see the operation of the sugar bush in video.

Tips

You can check schedules and prices on their website. If you wish, there is the possibility to buy their products in the shop on site; you will also find several gift ideas. For groups of 20 people or more, you must make a reservation. If you are a student or a person of the golden age (65 and over) mention it because there are often promotions.

Butterflies Go Free, Insectarium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The butterflies of Butterflies go free come from farms in more than a dozen countries. Livestock is one of the means to protect butterflies and their habitats in the form of a sustainable and equitable trade that involves communities living on the edge of the forest. You will find animators who will be able to answer all your questions and they will tell you about the habits of the butterflies. There are also beautiful flowers and if you are lucky a butterfly could land on you.

Tips

From February, 28 th to April, 28th 2019 from 09:00 to 17:00.

Daytime butterflies are generally more active in the morning, when the sky is sunny and during certain changes in atmospheric pressure. The twilight moths take off at the end of the day around the time of sunset.

Consider it’s hot in there so plan to wear lighter clothes to stay in especially if you go with the kids with a cold winter temperature.

You will find a relaxation area in the middle of the greenhouse.