Quebec City

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Quebec City - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • Biking

    There are over 100 km (60 miles) of fairly flat, well-maintained bike paths on Québec City's side of the St. Lawrence River and a similar amount...

  • Boating and Fishing

    Permits are needed for fishing in Québec. Most sporting-goods stores and all Walmart and Canadian Tire stores sell permits. A one-day fishing...

  • Dog Sledding

    For centuries, dog sledding has been a part of the Canadian winter experience. Outfitters around Québec City generally offer excursions from...

  • Golf

    The Québec City region has 18 golf courses, and most are open to the public. Reservations are essential in summer. Club de Golf Cap-Rouge...

  • Hiking and Jogging

    Runners and foot soldiers have a choice of routes in areas like Battlefields Park, Cartier-Brébeuf, and along the waterfront in the city itself...

  • Ice-Skating

    Ice-skating in Québec City is a popular pastime for locals and visitors alike. In addition to rinks in town, Village Vacances Valcartier (see...

  • Rafting

    Just outside the city, the Jacques-Cartier River (to the west) and Riviére Malbaie (to the east) both make for an easy white-water rafting day...

  • Skiing

    Skiing is very popular here, whether it's downhill on one of the mountains surrounding the city or cross-country in an urban park. A dynamic...

  • Snow Slides

    The snow slide from Dufferin Terrace is easily one of the most exciting winter activities in Québec. Glissades de la Terrasse. A wooden...

  • Snowmobiling

    Québec is the birthplace of the snowmobile, and with 32,000 km (19,840 miles) of trails, it's one of the best places in the world for the sport...

  • Water Parks

    Village Vacances Valcartier. The largest water park in Canada has a wave pool, a 1-km (½-mile) tropical-river adventure called the Amazon...

  • Winter Carnival

    For three weekends in January and February, Québec City throws one of the biggest winter parties in the world. Each year, an Ice Palace is built...