6 Outdoor Activities for Families

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.

  • 1 Sliding

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

  • 2 Skating

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

  • 3 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.
     

  • 4 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.

  • 5 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!

  • 6 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!

Une famille se photographie dans le quartier Petit-Champlain enneigé, avec le Château Frontenac en arrière-plan.
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