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Montreal spas

6 Easy Weekend Getaways from Montreal


Golf Le Diable (Photo: Tourisme Mont Tremblant)

Golf Le Diable (Photo: Tourisme Mont Tremblant)

With so many long weekends on the horizon this summer, now is the time to jump into the car and discover what local gems lie just beyond Montreal. Here are our top six picks for an impromptu last-minute getaway.

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Montreal’s New Mobile Hotel Spa

By Vanessa Muri

Montreal, and Old Montreal in particular, is home to a multitude of beautiful, historic boutique hotels tucked away among cobblestone or tree-lined streets that offer intimate atmosphere, attentive service and well-appointed rooms.

But quaint can come at a cost: fully equipped spas, for one, are rare among smaller hotels. (more…)

Montreal To Get a Snow Village

Lainio Snow Village in Finland (Photo by Visit Finland)

The CBC has gotten wind of a new snow village resort to be constructed on the Île Sainte-Hélène in downtown Montreal. The information was released (leaked?) via a flyer on Twitter. Plans for the snow village suggest it will have an ice bar, ice restaurant, ice hotel, ice wedding chapel, a spa, and something called a Panoramic Igloo. The CBC reports snowshoeing, dog sledding, and an ice replica of the city of Montreal among the attractions. (more…)

The Insider Tips to Montreal Most Locals Don’t Even Know!

Montreal Congress Centre Photo: caribb

The one thing most travellers want to know when they’re going to a new destination is “Where do the locals go?” We scoured our sources for current and former residents for the tips that most locals even don’t know about!