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Jean-Doré beach set to open

Many families will be pleased to know that the city is opening up another spot where they can beat the summer heat

Passport is gateway to city attractions

Tourism Montreal is offering families a chance to visit the city's cultural centres and try out various attractions that have recently reopened

The Botanical Gardens set to reopen

As of June 15, the outdoor gardens will reopen and access will be free for kids 17 and younger until August 31.

A new trail to discover at at Parc Jean-Drapeau

Along the path, visitors can take in a variety of attractions including sculptures, gardens, historic buildings and more

Spring break activities at the Old Port

There are museums, movies, skating and more for families seeking out fun school break activity ideas around Montreal.

Canada’s first free-fly roller coaster coming to La Ronde

Riders will be sent into a tumbling free-fall full of twists, 360-degree somersaults and unexpected drops along a serpentine track

Family Fun Festivals in Montreal More

Kids can partake in drawing contest

This contest is part of an Italian festival, which will be a virtual event with a plethora of concerts, documentaries, fashion shows and more

Sugar shack festival kicks off in Verdun

Kids can take part in food-tasting and square-dancing activities as well as learn the origins of maple syrup in Quebec

Festival showcases puppet shows from around the world

Festival des Casteliers celebrates its 15th anniversary by featuring puppet shows, exhibitions, creative workshops and more

Getting Around More

Kids travel free during March break

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is giving families a big incentive to leave the car behind this spring break

Free public transportation for kids during the holidays

With all the construction happening around Montreal, who wants to drive anymore? Well, the truth is you don’t have to

Kids ride free on STM buses and metro this summer

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is giving families a big incentive to leave the car behind this summer and

Where to rent a pedal boat in Montreal

Families and friends can pedal at their own pace at the Old Port of Montreal, Parc Jean-Drapeau and the Lachine Canal.

Bike rentals in Montreal

What better way to explore a new place than on two wheels? Along with 19 other international locations, Montreal cracked

You can now rent BIXI bikes with your OPUS card

BIXI users can now rent bikes with their OPUS public transit cards at 540 stations across the province. The Société

Where to Eat More

What is the best cabane a sucre around Montreal?

There’s nothing quite like a visit to a cabane à sucre when the weather warms up and the maple tree

35 great ice cream shops in Montreal

One of my favourite summer memories is my twin daughters’ first taste of ice cream. Just 9-months-old at the time,

Top 5 family-friendly restaurants in Montreal

Picture this: a cranky toddler who needs something to eat NOW spills a drink cup across everything on the table.

12 family friendly restaurants in Montreal

Taking the kids to a restaurant can be a challenge; oftentimes, parents are embarrassed because the kids can’t keep still,

Montreal restaurants where kids eat for FREE (or almost free)

Here is a list of restaurants we’ve discovered that let kids eat for free or a nominal amount.  We would

Cafés that cater to parents & babies

My daughter Amélee was born in the chilly month of February so I didn’t venture far from home in the

Where to Stay More

Incentives for families to holiday at home

As more Quebecers plan staycations this summer, families can take advantage of an annual National Parks card

Guidebook highlights info on campgrounds

The publication features more than 960 campgrounds in Quebec including glamping options and places that welcome pets

Bromont has several new family attractions

From rope courses and zip-lining, to paths for mountain biking and hiking, Bromont has a slew of new family attractions

Water parks get set to turn on the taps

On a hot summer day, a water park is a tried-and-true way to both entertain and cool off the family. 

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

Jay Peak Resort Jay Peak, located in Vermont, was the first supporter of the loonie at par back in the

Ski hills up the ante to attract families

Whether you plan on flying down the slopes or chilling by the fire at the lodge, various ski hills are