OUTDOOR FAMILY FUN
Your family wants to get out of the city and reconnect for real? For city dwellers who don’t own outdoor equipment (and don’t have room in the car), we have an elegantly simple suggestion: a weekend at the Base de plein air Air-Eau-Bois outdoor centre. No need to bring the cooler—you can book the Family Vacation package where meals are included. If you’re coming from Montreal, we have some great restaurant recommendations along your route. And we’re off!
Points of interest
Montebello (Québec) J0V 1L0
The Bistro offers a family-style menu of pub-style cuisine made with local ingredients. Well known for its wood-fired pizza, it now offers daily lunch specials from Monday to Friday, and dinner specials Thursday to Sunday evening.
Bowman (Québec) J8N 9P6
Air-Eau-Bois is a unique outdoor centre an hour north of Gatineau–Ottawa. Its many programs and services include more than 15 km of hiking, snowshoeing and back-country ski trails; accommodation and catering service by reservation; and outdoor equipment rental (canoes, kayaks, snowshoes, cross-country skis, Hok skis and camping equipment).