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The best Nordic spas in Quebec

by JenniferMerrick May 2015 - last edited September

The Best Nordic Spas in QuebecThe average spa day does not normally necessitate submerging yourself in cold water – and by cold we mean bone-chilling, take-your-breath-away freezing. Yet, visit one of the many Nordic spas in Quebec, and this is exactly what you’ll get.


Hotel de Glace: Quebec City Ice Hotel

by JenniferMerrick November 2014 - last edited September

The Quebec City Ice HotelDrinks on ice, definitely. But sleeping on ice? That's hard to fathom. Yet despite preconceptions, over 48,000 visitors have done just that at the Quebec City Ice Hotel.


Chemin du Roy from Quebec to Montreal

Fun-loving and cosmopolitan, Montreal is Quebec's largest city and the second biggest francophone population in the world. 250 kilometres to the east lies Quebec City, the province's cultural and romantic capital. Both cities are celebrated for their festival atmosphere, history, artistic flare, and good food. To get from Quebec City to Montreal, take a drive down the historic Chemin du Roy.


Discover Quebec City: Beyond the Walls

by JenniferMerrick March 2014 - last edited September

Discover Quebec City | Rue St.Louis

Few tourists stray from the heart of Vieux-Quebec, and why should they? The narrow cobbled streets of the 400-year-old walled city reveal historic architecture, fine dining, museums and even a battlefield. But there is always something to be said for getting off the main tourist track, and Quebec City is no exception.


Winter Activities in Quebec City

by JenniferMerrick January 2014 - last edited September

Winter Activities in Quebec CityThe French settlers who made it through their first winter in New France more than 400 years ago – and only nine out of 28 did —were tough. Today, Quebecers still don’t let the cold stop them from getting outside. Wrap up warm and enjoy some of these classic Quebec City winter activities.


Escaping the City | Things to Do Around Quebec CityThe number one comment you’ll hear from visitors about Quebec City is how European it feels. But unlike Europe, visitors can access a vast glacially-sculpted Canadian wilderness in way less time than it takes most city folks to commute to work.