Want to leave New York and its frantic pace, for a quiet, welcoming city, while being close to New York City?

With its perfect mix of North American and European culture, Montreal is a destination of choice.

Whether for a weekend or an extended stay, the city and its surroundings have a lot of things to offer.

Hike the Mount Royal trails, stroll along the saint laurent district filled with street art, the old montreal historic district, the old port, visit the “Basilique de Notre Dame de Montréal“, museums or go skiing on the « la pente à neige » by taking the subway, are a small part of what you can do in Montreal.


For lovers of gastronomy, the city offers many restaurants and markets where you can discover cuisines from all around the world but also the emblematic dish of the region “the poutine”(Resto La Banquise). For both children and adults, a visit to “La Sucrerie de la Montagne” is a must to do if you want to discover a delicious homemade maple syrup.

A few hours from montreal are also many lakes for a romantic stay in a breathtaking environment (Auberge du Lac Taureau) and many ski resorts such as Saint-Sauveur, Mont Tremblant and mony others for winter activities.

Immerse yourself in nature in the beautiful surroundings of this region.


With a ton of things to do and see do not forget to look at the Montreal tourist guide.


Distance from NYC : 370 miles, 6 Hours

Stay there : Ritz Carlton, Hotel Place d’Armes, hotel William Gray, Auberge du Lac Taureau

Eat there : Time Out Market, Au Pied de Cochon, Resto La Banquise ….



Photos: Maxim Polishtchouk, Gilbert Bochenek, Destination Canada, Lac Taureau, TravelHouse

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