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 on the Dufferin Terrace | Credit:  Luc-Antoine Couturier
Credit: Luc-Antoine Couturier

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


Outdoor Activity Ideas | Credit:  Jessica Robitaille
Credit: Jessica Robitaille

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

Skiing and Snowboarding

Family skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne | Credit:  Olivier Croteau
Credit: Olivier Croteau

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

Cross-country skiing | Credit:  Camirand Photo
Credit: Camirand Photo

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 | Credit:  Tourisme Jacques-Cartier
Credit: Tourisme Jacques-Cartier

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!

Family Outdoor Attractions

Hôtel de Glace (Ice Hotel)

Québec City's Ice Hotel | Credit:  Hôtel de Glace
Credit: Hôtel de Glace

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. 

Village Vacances Valcartier

Outdoor Activity Ideas | Credit:  Village Vacances Valcartier
Credit: Village Vacances Valcartier

In addition to more than 35 slides and skating paths, the whole family will enjoy special outdoor activities at Village Vacances Valcartier.

Festilumières at the Aquarium

Aquarium du Québec | Credit:  Aquarium du Québec
Credit: Aquarium du Québec

Expect a feast for the eyes at the Aquarium's Festilumières—an explosion of light and colour on outdoor pathways featuring animal figures sure to delight kids and grownups alike. 

Village Nordik at the Port of Québec

Ice fishing at Village Nordik | Credit:  Village Nordik, Johany Jutras
Credit: Village Nordik, Johany Jutras

The winter village at the Louise Basin provides access to an exceptional site featuring activities for families and the young at heart. Try ice fishing and discover the joys of winter.

Spring Break Events and Activities Calendar

226682 Bright Bulb Idea Lamp Light Lightbulb Off On ShineThe city and surrounding area provide many activities to do during the Spring Break. Make the most of your time off!  


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