There’s a wealth of public art in Montreal on display throughout the city, and discovering these installations on your own self-guided tour is one of the best things to do on a weekend in Montreal. Here are some tips for where to see some of the best examples.
Not a lot of downtown urban hotels can boast 2 1/2 acres of lush, landscaped gardens where guests can lounge on Muskoka chairs, listening to the sound of birds in the towering trees, and watching ducks paddle under walkways and around waterfalls. Only the Hotel Bonaventure can offer all this….and as Henk and I discovered on a recent weekend in Montreal, much more as well.
Why just sleep in a room when you can sleep in a story? Whether that means an historic inn or one-of-a-kind hotel, or something considerably more ‘out there’. Here’s how Henk and I spent our Gaspésie nights getting close to nature in a luxury Geodome, sleeping aboard a land-locked sailing ship, and floating on the ocean in a Mongolian yurt.
When you picture any ‘Bucket List Trip’, what probably comes to mind are spectacular images of that destination: panoramic vistas, iconic landmarks and natural wonders. Checking all those boxes is Québec’s Gaspé region, and here are the best Gaspé Peninsula overlooks to take in its most breathtaking views.