Canada Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Canada activity »
  1. 1 Buy Registered Passport,Drivers,license,ID Cards,Visas and others
  2. 2 Lake Louise to Seattle Washington
  3. 3 Places to stay in Kelowna, British Columbia
  4. 4 Quebec City in mid-November
  5. 5 Eastern Canada in December
  6. 6 Preferred Route for Driving the Rockies in November
  7. 7 Roadtrip ON-NL
  8. 8 Calgary
  9. 9 Tofino
  10. 10 Vegetarian Restaurant Recommendations Quebec City
  11. 11 Gypsy Guide to Driving the Icefield Parkway
  12. 12 5 day road trip from Vancouver to Calgary
  13. 13 Would you stay in Quesnel?
  14. 14 Toronto Union Station area for a few evening hours
  15. 15 Vancouver/Pacific Northwest Trip - Mother/Daughter
  16. 16 Toronto or Quebec City?
  17. 17 Banff in October
  18. 18 Halifax Nova Scotia to Peggy's Cove
  19. 19 Trip Report Quebec City in autumn
  20. 20 Feedback on itinerary - Mid October Banff/Lake Louise/jasper
  21. 21 Quebec City
  22. 22 Family ski holiday
  23. 23 First Time Trip To Canada!!
  24. 24 Vancouver and Victoria recommendations
  25. 25 Please help with BC itinerary
View next 25 » Back to the top

Traveling to Montreal/Quebec City First Time!

Jump to last reply

I have already gotten some great comments and advice on the subject in the Fodorite Lounge but wanted to post here, of course. There will be four of us who have never been to Canada before .... DH & I, grown son and 16 yr. old GD. Son & GD live in Boston area, so we'd drive through and pick them up and go from there. I've ordered travel books but would love any comments about the destination (we'd go in July) and why you liked (or not) your visit there.

I'm especially interested in how to split the days between the two. I had started out thinking 3/3 but am now thinking maybe four nights Montreal, two nights Quebec after comments in the Lounge. Between the four of us, we love museums, hockey, music ... outdoor concerts, jazz, good restaurants ... especially French, seafood. We like to be in the center of historic areas and then able to walk to take public transport to do things, though we will have our car when needed. We love nice hotels with character ...

Do you think six days are enough to scratch the surface well of the two areas? Thanks so much for any help you can give. :) The trip will probably start July 26, and I think we'd go to Quebec City first.

9 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.