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18 Things To Do With Kids in Quebec

With popular and kid-friendly destinations in the city and in the country, the province of Quebec offers something for everyone in the family.

Take your pick from 18 attractions between the Gatineau, Montreal, and Quebec City regions.

1. Visit the aptly-named Canadian Children's Museum and the popular Great Adventure exhibit in Gatineau, located across the Ottawa River from Ottawa's Parliament Hill.

2. The Children's Museum is inside the Canadian Museum of Civilization – which boasts a large 3-D IMAX Theatre.

3. Take a scenic and historic train ride along the Gatineau River with the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Steam Train.

Quebec Kids Activities

Farm Fruit Picking

4. Go ice skating, listen to music, take on ice sculpture competitions, and let the kids play in the ice playground during the Winterlude celebrations in Gatineau near Ottawa.

5. Reconnect with nature's gardens and rivers or visit the big playgrounds and skateboarding parks at the Centre de la nature near Laval.

6. Visit space camp at the Cosmodome Space Science Centre and explore over 60 interactive terminals in Laval.

7. Catch a Montreal Canadians hockey game at the CentreBell.

8. Catch a major sporting event or kid-friendly festival or just simply browse Olympic history at Montreal's Olympic Stadium.

9. See bright fireworks, enjoy delicious food, and hear great music at the Montreal High Lights Festival, also known as Montréal en Lumière.

10. Feed horses, cows, goats, ducks, and more at Cap-Saint-Jacques Nature Park's Ecological Farm near Montreal. Don't forget to enjoy a picnic in the farm's fields.

11. Spy more than 10,000 marine animals at the Aquarium du Québec.

12. Ride a miniature train ride, a historic streetcar, and more at Quebec City's Canadian Railway Museum.

Quebec Kids Activities

Horse-Drawn Carriage

13. Pick out your own fruit and vegetable basket at Ferme Guillaume Létourneau in Quebec City.

14. Marvel at the 275-feet high Montmorency Falls at Montmorency Falls Park – roughly 14 kilometres north of Quebec City.

15. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride or walk around Old Town Quebec. Don't miss the annual Carnaval de Quebec.

16. Take part in the "largest winter carnival in the world" at the Quebec Winter Carnival, held in January or February in Quebec City.

17. Take family walks, tractor rides, and guided tours throughout the home of over 200 ostriches at the Nid'Otruche in Saint-Eustache.

18. Let the kids enjoy an up-close interaction with the animals of Ferme Laval Gagnon in Sainte-Famille de l'Île d'Orléans.


Best Western Hotels Along the Way:


Best Western Hotel Brossard

7746 Taschereau Boulevard, Brossard QC J4X 1C2
Phone: +1 450-466-6756  |  Fax: (450) 671-8179  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus Gatineau-Ottawa

131 Rue Laurier, Gatineau QC J8X 3W3
Phone: +1 819-770-8550  |  Fax: (819) 770-9705  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Laval-Montreal

3655 Autoroute Des Laurentides, Laval QC H7L 3H7
Phone: +1 450-681-9000  |  Fax: (450) 681-2501  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Ville-Marie Montreal Hotel & Suites

3407 Peel Street, Montreal QC H3A 1W7
Phone: +1 514-288-4141  |  Fax: (514) 288-3021  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus Montreal Downtown-Hotel Europa

1240 Drummond Street, Montreal QC H3G 1V7
Phone: +1 514-866-6492  |  Fax: (514) 861-4089  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Premier Hotel Aristocrate

3100 Ch Saint-Louis, Quebec QC G1W 1R8
Phone: +1 418-653-2841  |  Fax: (418) 653-8525  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Plus City Centre/Centre-Ville

330 De La Couronne, Quebec QC G1K 6E6
Phone: +1 418-649-1919  |  Fax: (418) 529-4411  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »


Best Western Hotel St. Jerome

420 Monseigneur-Dubois Boulevard, Saint-Jerome QC J7Y 3L8
Phone: +1 450-438-1155  |  Fax: (450) 438-9440  |  Hotel Details & Reservations »

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