10 Things to Do with Your Children During Your Vacations

Heading towards Quebec City with your children for your summer vacations? Don’t worry, the city has a ton of activities to offer. Rain or shine, here are 10 things to do that will please the whole family and get you moving.

10 activités à faire avec vos enfants pour des vacances animées / 10 Things to Do with Your Children During Your Vacations

1. La Vallée Secrète (The Hidden Valley)

Head over to La Vallée Secrète for an adventure like no other. Try your luck and solve one of the puzzles of their 13 courses right in the middle of the forest. This activity is for all ages; adults will also have a hard time figuring it out.


2. Centre d’amusement Carie Factory (Amusement Centre)

Centre d’amusement Carie Factory (Amusement Centre)

Bad weather? No worries, the Centre d’amusement Carie Factory is there for you. It’s also the perfect place to end your day, since during summer time, the entertainment centre closes at 9 PM. You will find more than 40 all you can play arcade games, a 4D ride, a toddler park, a maze game, and much more!


3. Baie de Beauport

Did you know that you can spend the day under the hot summer sun both feet in the sand only a few minutes from downtown Quebec City? Baie de Beauport is a hive of activity and entertainment throughout summer.

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4. Canyon Sainte-Anne Park

On the lookout for big thrills? Located only 35 minutes from Quebec City, Canyon Sainte-Anne is a natural site that offers experiences like no other. Try the Air Canyon, where you will set off on an aerial course 90 metres above the ground. Then, arm yourself with a helmet and harness, and follow the exploration trail on the steep rocky walls of Canyon Sainte-Anne.


5. Picking strawberries on Île d’Orléans

Spend the day on the incredible Île d’Orléans! Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River and a few minutes from Quebec City, this island is the cradle of French America. Many farms open their doors to families for self-picking strawberries. Why not bring your bike and ride one of the 20 to 67 km routes?


6. Aquarium du Québec

When in Quebec City with children, the Aquarium du Québec is a must see. In addition to discovering 10,000 marine animals, you can attend meals or training sessions. The Aquarium du Québec is only a 2-minute drive from L’Hôtel Québec. Check out our JARO Aquarium Package!


7. Arbraska Duchesnay

Arbraska Duchesnay is only 30 minutes from Quebec City. They offer various adventures for everyone! Dive into the middle of the forest and admire the sublime Lake Saint-Joseph. It is an aerial experience like no other in Quebec City. Don’t forget to try the 1000-foot zip line!


8. Picnic on the Plains of Abraham

Looking to spend a quiet day enjoying the sun? Rendez-vous in the heart of Quebec City on the Plains of Abraham. Take the opportunity to have a picnic and bring a Frisbee.


9. The parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Only 30 minutes from Quebec City is Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier. The various trails of its vast mountainous plateau will certainly please outdoor enthusiasts. The panoramic views of the spectacular Jacques-Cartier and Sautauriski valleys will dazzle the whole family. Try one of the 12 trails with varying degrees of difficulty (easy, intermediate and difficult).


10. Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

The historic and natural site of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a must in Quebec City. It is one of the most extraordinary falls in the province! You can admire the exceptional panorama from the top of the suspension bridge, on one of the three via ferrata or even better, on the zip line. Combine this activity with a visit to Île d’Orléans, it’s on the way!


Have a great vacation everyone!

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