At 272-feet (83 meters), Montmorency Falls is over 100-feet higher than the famous Niagara Falls. Located about 15 minutes outside downtown Quebec City — about three hours from Montreal — the falls reside at the mouth of the Montmorency River, spilling into a 60-foot deep basin in the Saint Lawrence River.
Category: Free Things to Do
September 10, 2012
Montreal is Canada’s largest French-speaking city and it’s here that you’ll find locals with a large source of pride and a unique blend of modern city dynamics mixed with historic charm. And though often referred to as the Canadian New York City, enjoying Montreal’s treats doesn’t have to be a burden on the wallet. There are plenty of great ways to see and experience the city that a free or close to it.
August 13, 2012
Part of the wonder of any visit to Montreal is the raw natural beauty of this Canadian city. And perhaps no other park comes close to the size, activities, and natural beauty of this preeminent Montreal park. So if you only visit one park in Montreal, make it the one nestled on the banks of the Notre Dame Island (Ile Notre Dame), make it Parc Jean-Drapeau.
May 7, 2012
Montreal‘s Jean-Talon Market (Marché Jean-Talon) is foodie paradise for anyone who loves a good farmer’s market. Whether you prefer local produce stands rather than supermarkets or you just enjoy browsing fresh foods in open air, there are so many reasons to dive into the colorful cornucopia that is the Jean-Talon market – and the best reason is if you want to pack a picnic for a day in one of Montreal’s charming parks.
April 9, 2012
Walk a self-guided tour: First things first – download or print a map for Vieux-Montréal beforehand so you can be sure to hit all the important stops. The best way to ‘see’ this part of the city is just to explore and wander through it at your own pace. See the Notre-Dame Basilica: Complete with [...]
October 17, 2011
Montreal evokes a little bit of Paris in North America. The city’s joie de vivre is palpable everywhere you go. You can see its 400-year-old history best in Vieux Montreal, the city’s old town, where among the cobblestone streets and the beautifully preserved Notre Dame Basilica, are boutique hotels, art galleries, and trendy bistros. The rest of the city teems with modernity, not only in its architecture but also in its cutting-edge museums, its stylish boutiques, and the fine French cuisine. For a primer, try our list of Top 5 things to see and do in Montreal.