Bonjour! 12 Cool Things to Do and See in Montreal, Canada

Canada, Montreal Guide (B): Bonjour! 12 Cool Things to Do and See in Montreal, Canada

Living in from Florida means I’ve only seen snow a few times in my life; only during that occasional “cold” trip, hence I basically get stupid with joy when I’m in the snow. Like a puppy dog running through a snowy trail in the forest for the first time. Yup. That’s me. Granted, I would not want to live in a cold place, because that would mean adult responsibilities such as shoveling aforementioned snow, de-icing your car before work, and other unwanted, winter related chores. No thank you. I choose to enjoy all the best parts of the Winter Season such as snow angels, snowball fights, hot mulled wine and cold weather outdoor fun by opting to only vacation at beautiful chilly destinations like Montreal, Canada.

Montreal was an almost perfect winter trip. I say almost because it was even colder than Iceland; something I certainly didn’t expect. The coldest temperature in Reykjavik during our trip back in 2015 was 25 F (-4 C). The coldest day we experienced in Canada? Well, it got to -3 F (-19 C) Yikes! My husband thinks I’m officially crazy for wanting to visit cold destinations and dragging him along. But Montreal is a beautiful old city, with a lot of history & charm. Cobblestone streets, French Colonial architecture (particularly in the Vieux-Montreal area), city blocks dotted with old historic cathedrals, everyone bundled up, Christmas markets and there’s snow on the ground; how could I not love it? ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Bonjour! 12 Cool Things to Do and See in Montreal, Canada
Guide Location: Canada » Montreal
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Ana Wildgust
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.chasingwildgusts.com/2017/01/bonjour-12-cool-things-to-do-and-see-in-montreal-canada
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Old Port
  • Bonsecours Market
  • Notre Dame Basilica
  • Parc Olympique Area
  • Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan
  • Olympic Park
  • Parc Du Mont Royal
  • Saint Joseph’s Oratory
  • Underground City
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Contemporary Art Museum
  • Loews Hotel Vogue

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