Family Fun

  • Jeunes qui glissent dans les glissades de la terrasse Dufferin
    Amazing Activities for Big Family Fun Read
Editor's Picks
Children around a fireplace in a Log Cabin (Au Chalet en Bois Rond)
9 Hotels for Your Dream Family Vacation

A selection of the children's favourite places, approved by parents!

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A family takes pictures with the ice sculptures in the Petit-Champlain district, during the Québec Winter Carnival.
6 Outdoor Activities for Families

Bundle up and experience a host of fun winter outdoor activities.

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More Tips for Families
  • A family photograph themselves in the snowy Petit-Champlain district, with the Château Frontenac in the background.
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    A group goes rafting on snow, arms in the air, in a slide at Village Vacances Valcartier.
    Village Vacances Valcartier: The Most Fun You’ll Have This Winter Read
  • A group is rafting on snow at the Village Vacances Valcartier, near Québec City.
    The Best Snow Tubing and Snow Sliding Read
     Several people walk in the evening on rue du Petit-Champlain, covered with snow and decorated with many illuminated trees.
    4 Magical Spots to Enjoy Québec City’s Holiday Sparkle Read
  • Porte Saint-Jean illuminated in the evening and skating at the Place D'Youville ice rink.
    The Best Ice Skating Rinks and Trails Read
    Ice Hotel
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  • Maple taffy served to a couple at the sugar shack
    A Traditional Sugar Shack Experience Read
Activities to Explore

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake.
    Aboriginal Tourism
  • Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale
    Amusement Parks
  • Two little girls pick apples in an orchard on Ile d'Orléans.
    Pick-Your-Own
  • A woman slides down the Turbo 6 water slide at Village Vacances Valcartier, in summer.
    Swimming
  • Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
  • Two people are dog sledding on a snowy trail.
    Dogsledding
  • Ski Massif de charlevoix
    Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Tour in Old Québec with a traditional character
    Excursions and Guided Tours
  • Tour Martello sur les plaines d'Abraham en hiver
    Gardens and Nature Walk
  • Village Vacances Valcartier
    Sliding
  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Treetop Adventures
  • Sentiers des Caps de Charlevoix
    Hiking
  • Point of interest
    Historical Sites
  • Ice fishing
    Ice Fishing
  • A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.
    Museums and Interpretation Centres
  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency
    Wildlife and Bird Watching
  • A couple snowshoes in the winter on the Les Loups trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Parks and Recreation Facilities
  • A couple skates on an icy skating trail in the forest.
    Skating
  • Showshoeing in Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix
    Snowshoeing
Watch all the Family Friendly Activities

A family is getting ready to slide into the winter games center at Village Vacances Valcartier.
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See why Québec City has so much to offer to families for their winter vacations.

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The Best of Québec City
Vibrant Culture Discover More
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Two girls on snowshoes enjoy a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
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Maple Taffy