Ah, the winter dilemma: should you stay or go? Here’s an idea: go south to southern Quebec! Here in the Outaouais region, there’s lots of winter fun to keep you warm. We all know that cold contracts matterbut here it makes things bigger. The world's largest skating rink is here. North America's largest snow playground is here too, at the Snowflake Kingdom during Winterlude. From skating on Brewery Creek or the Rideau Canal, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in Gatineau Park, gliding through the forest on a dog sled, tube sliding down a snow-covered hill, exploring the back country on horseback, or warming up in a wilderness yurt or a downtown museum, you have to admit: southern Quebec is hot. Slip into your parka and pull on your mitts, because this is where it's all happening. And the hot chocolate is excellent.
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You want to get your little energetic monkeys to move? Here, winter is not a reason to stay inside. By offering them interior and exterior activities, you'll be certain that your kids have fun all day long and that there will be no fussing and fighting come bedtime. They will have climbed, jumped, and gone around obstacles. They will have slid, admired snow sculptures, and slid again! Finish the day with a film on a giant screen and everyone will have had a memorable time!
Altitude Gym is the best place to warm your kids up. After they've climbed like cray, they will be ready to play in Snowflake Kingdom, the biggest snow playground in North America. To warm them up afterwards, the IMAX Theatre is just next door! And everyone will love the menus at Saint-Éloi Café Bistro and BBQ Shop.