The province of Quebec is absolutely beautiful throughout the entire year, but the area really comes alive during the winter. There is just something about the cold weather and snow that makes Quebec special. Whether you are a permanent resident of the province or just want to visit, there is no better place to celebrate the beauty of winter. These are the four winter activities everyone must do while in Quebec.
Visit Parc Omega
Parc Omega is a beautiful safari park and nature reserve that shows off everything that makes Quebec so special. Parc Omega has a seven-mile drive-through route that lets you get up close to elk, moose, bison, black bears and other animals native to the area. You can also rent a cabin at the Wolf Observatory to see how these stunning creatures interact with each other on a daily basis. Just be prepare to wake up to howls in the middle of the night.
Stroll Through Snowy Forest
Quebec is filled with stunning forests throughout the province. Hiking through the forest in the summer is a popular activity, but you can get a completely different look at the area by visiting in the winter. All you have to do is put on a pair of snow shoes. Whether you are a snowshoeing beginner or expert, it will not be too hard to find the perfect trail.
Play Game of Curling
Hockey may be Canada’s national sport, but curling is certainly a close second. Unlike hockey, curling is a sport that be learned and played by everyone. The sport proves that all winter activities do not have to be enjoyed outside. This makes curling the perfect activity when the weather is a little to severe outside. Visit one of the many curling clubs in Quebec to enjoy a fun game with friends.
Attend Quebec Winter Carnival
The Quebec Winter Carnival is the biggest celebration of the season in Canada. The festival is filled with fun activities including parades, outdoor dance parties, sporting events and live music. The festival started in 1894, and it now attracts nearly one million visitors every February. It is so fun that you will completely forget that you have been standing in the freezing cold for hours.