Québec is teeming with nature. Beautiful parks and reserves encircle its downtown core. Whatever your passions, you can find something to do outdoors every season. From thrilling excursions to calming retreats, there are plenty of opportunities to make special memories when renting a a nearby chalet.
Some of the outdoor activities you can enjoy are:
Crossing a Winter Waterfall or an Exhilarating Canyon
You can explore some incredible waterfalls located around Québec City. Montmorency Falls Park is particularly impressive, with water cascading down from a higher height than Niagara Falls.
At Canyon Sainte-Anne, visitors can take a walk across one of the three suspension bridges and explore the area on the Air Canyon. This location is only open from May to October, so prepare for next year’s excursion by booking a ticket in time for re-opening in May 2023!
Speaking of Sports, Try Cycling, Too
With its many bike paths, downtown Québec City is connected to its outlying areas and natural spaces. Pedal around Île d’Orléans and take in the picturesque hills, traditional structures, and breathtaking scenery.
For those looking for a unique mountain biking experience, Eastern Canada offers over 400 kilometres of single-track trails. Beginners can find a range of enjoyable and exciting woodland paths to get them started in the sport. Throughout the winter, cyclists can stay in shape with the many trails groomed to accommodate fat bikes.
Taking a Hike through Some Snowy Landscapes
If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll enjoy exploring the many trails available in and around Québec City. You can traverse different landscapes and take breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River. You’ll meander alongside rivers and picturesque lakes and traverse through lush forests filled with diverse wildlife.
At Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier, a stunning glacial valley offers endless exploration possibilities. You can also venture up the thrilling heights of Sentier des Caps in Charlevoix for breathtaking views.
Wade through Calm Waters or a Rough Rapid in the Winter
Experience the thrill of navigating the majestic rivers of the Québec City region. Paddle through the tranquil waters, twist and turn around, stirring rapids, and soak in the breathtaking views.
Whether on a lake, river, or the amazing St. Lawrence River, you can experience something unique and exciting. Even when it’s cold, you can still get out and enjoy an ice canoeing adventure. After a day of exploring, take a break and relax on the beautiful sandy beach at Baie de Beauport.
Why Not Engage in Some Winter Sports?
Quebec in the winter is an amazing place for outdoor activities. With the snow covering the land, there are many ways to have fun in the winter. You can ski down the slopes, go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing to take in the scenery, explore trails on a snowmobile or fat bike, or go dog sledding. Join the Quebecers and go outside and enjoy the winter, then retreat to your cozy chalet afterwards!
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Quebecers and tourists alike can enjoy a wonderful winter season by engaging in any of these activities, be it a nice nature stroll, kayak, bike or some sports to stay warm and keep active, hot choco post-activities optional.
Anytime you need a chalet in Quebec, browse through WeChalet right away. Our unique nature homes, condos, and cottages connect you with our environment, inspiring us to take care of the planet we call home. Book right now through our website!