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MoreTop Family Attractions

Montreal Biodome

This museum lets visitors explore the world's ecosystems without leaving Montreal

Montreal Insectarium

A museum dedicated to the world's creepy crawlers is sure to charm (some) kids

Discount offered at Science Centre & IMAX

During spring break, families can take advantage of reduced rates and experience the new and improved technology at the IMAX theatre in Old Montreal

Mount Royal in the winter

In the winter, Mount Royal is a little quieter but no less majestic.

Atrium le 1000 skating rink

No matter the season, the Atrium is always open to figure skating enthusiasts.

Observation deck has a great vista of Montreal

During spring break, the lookout at Place Ville Marie is free for a child who is accompanied by an adult paying full price
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MoreGetting Around

Kids travel free during March break

Parents should take this opportunity to leave the car at home and hop on the metro or bus

New bike trail opens in Dorval

The Surrey Trail features ramps, slopes and drops for BMX bikers and regular cyclists alike

Montreal bus tours

Taking a bus tour is a great way for visitors to get an overview of the city's major attractions

Where to rent boats in Montreal

If you feel like taking to the water while in Montreal, check out one of these companies that will rent various kayaks and canoes

How to use public transportation in Montreal

The metro and bus system is an inexpensive, easy way to get around the city

Walking tours in Montreal

Discover the city on a historical, architectural or culinary walking tour
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MoreWhere to Eat

What is the best cabane à sucre around Montreal?

As it turns out, it depends what you’re looking for and how you would describe a perfect family day at a sugar shack

28 great ice cream shops in Montreal

Discover some neat Montreal-area stores that specialize in yummy frozen treats.

12 family friendly restaurants in Montreal

Montreal Families' Facebook fans weigh in on their favourite spots to bring the kids for a meal

Montreal restaurants where kids eat for FREE

In most cases, an accompanying adult must order a main meal

Cafés that cater to parents & babies

For many parents of young children (and especially newborns), finding a place where they can meet other parents can be extremely comforting.

Bakery for families with allergies

A mother whose child had several allergies decided to open a store so kids who can't eat certain foods can still enjoy treats - risk free!
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Indoor water park opening north of Quebec City

The attraction features 14 slides, a family pool, adventure river, and more

Hassle-free camping in high demand

Huttopia makes camping hassle free

The Eastern Township's area of Sutton is home to some new high-end camping tents that let you enjoy the outdoors but with lots of amenities

Hotel Quebec a hit with families

The benefits of renting a home while on holiday

I discovered that having an apartment abroad was the ideal way for our family to enjoy our vacation
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MoreMake a Day of It

River otters return to the Ecomuseum

The revamped habitat now extends over 6,000 square feet and features a pond area 55 times the size of the previous one

Illuminated night-walk unveiled in Kingston

Lumina Borealis combines digital lighting and audio effects with imposing structures to create a multi-level experience.

Three U.S. ski resorts offer discounts or at-par pricing

Thinking of going skiing, snowboarding, or tubing during the winter break? Check out these family-friendly ski resorts that help make our weak dollar feel a little stronger