6 Outdoor Activities for Families

Équipe édito
Editorial Team
Published on March 3, 2020
A family takes pictures with the ice sculptures in the Petit-Champlain district, during the Québec Winter Carnival.
Francis Gagnon

If you're the outdoors type, you'll find fun at every turn! Take a stroll through the streets of historic Old Québec or have fun in our sensational outdoor playground.

  • Sliding

    Tobogganing? Snow tubbing? Whichever no-fuss winter activity you choose you’re sure to get hours of fun at one of these centres!

  • Skating

    Embrace winter with this classic activity and have fun with the whole family!

  • Hôtel de Glace (Ice Hotel)

    Entirely made of snow and ice, the Hotel de Glace is an architectural marvel and a wonder to behold. Explore the beautiful Great Hall, chapel, ice slide, exhibitions and Ice Bar.
     

  • Skiing and Snowboarding

    The Québec City Area is just the place for unforgettable skiing and snowboarding with optimal snow conditions. There are 4 different resorts, each offering a unique experience for skiers and boarders of all levels.

  • Cross-Country Skiing / Snowshoeing

    A wealth of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing areas will keep you busy throughout your week: torchlight skiing, orienteering on snowshoes, and even a trip to a rustic chalet where the birds literally eat out of your hand!

  • Dogsledding

    What a great activity to try! Enjoy the great outdoors and discover our winter scenery with a team of sled dogs. Dogsledding is for everyone!


Équipe édito
Editorial Team

As proud ambassadors of our beloved city, we’re delighted to be sharing the things and places we love most in the Québec City area. What a joy for us to help you discover everything this vibrant and welcoming city has to offer!

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