You still haven't thought about the activities you will do this winter, no problem! We've got you covered. This year, we're heading to Stoneham and Tewkesbury. Located only twenty minutes from Quebec City, Stoneham in the Laurentians offers a host of winter activities that make it a destination of choice every winter. Escape the daily grind and enjoy one or more of the following activities:
Of course, when you think of Stoneham, the mountains are often the first thing that comes to mind, and that's perfectly normal! During your winter stay in the Laurentians, you can enjoy the magnificent facilities of the Stoneham Tourist Station. We're talking about 345 meters of vertical drop, 43 day trails and 19 evening trails, there are even 3 park areas and an Olympic half-pipe. At the bottom of the hill, you will find everything you need, a skating rink, restaurant, bar and even a spa!
You're with your family and some of us don't ski or snowboard, but you prefer the comfort of a tube to the pain of falling on your buttocks? No problem, Tewkesbury Slides is there for you! Do you dare to ride the Guinness? It is the longest (104.6 m) and fastest track in the world. Fun is guaranteed for all!
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Take advantage of your stay in Stoneham to recharge your batteries with a visit to the Jacques-Cartier National Park. A multitude of winter activities are available to you: snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, Hok skiing, an off-trail sector for the more adventurous and even a program of special activities. Put on your snowsuits, arrive early and take advantage of all that this magnificent national park of the SÉPAQ network has to offer.
We may be repeating ourselves, but if you haven't tried riding a fat bike on a snowy trail yet, this winter is the season to take action. There are dozens of kilometres of trails waiting for you on-site, with climbs, plateaus and descents. The magnificent trails will certainly allow you to enjoy winter in an original way. Let yourself be tempted by this experience on two wheels!
As mentioned on the Nordique Spa Stoneham website, a larger-than-life experience awaits you this winter in the Laurentian region. Come and unwind during a day at the spa and see for yourself the immediate benefits offered by the Scandinavian concept of Nordic baths. Perhaps you'll be tempted by a good glass of wine and a massage, after all, you have to spoil yourself in life!
I'm obviously not talking about zombies or aliens pulling you out of your home! I'm talking about the dog sledding tours offered by Nord-Bec Adventures in Stoneham. In order to provide you with the greatest satisfaction, the company offers you several different packages, a detailed course and safety tips to ensure that the day goes perfectly. In addition, a sled guide accompanies each group of 2 sleds in order to assist you quickly if needed. Come and meet these magnificent beasts who are treated like real athletes!
Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing enthusiasts, come and venture into Réserve faunique des Laurentides. Camp Mercier, whose reputation is well-established, offers a wide variety of trails that will please all winter hiking enthusiasts. Whether you are a snowshoer, a classic cross-country skier or a skate skier, there are many trail options available to you, as well as breathtaking scenery and panoramas.
If you are not from Quebec City, you will certainly want to take advantage of your visit to spend some time in the beautiful streets of old Quebec. It's a good thing, because the downtown area of our beautiful provincial capital is only 20 minutes away from Stoneham. So hop in your car and go soak up the magic of Old Quebec in winter.
Now that you are convinced, don't wait any longer and book your stay in Stoneham and Tewkesbury as soon as possible. Memorable memories and fun are guaranteed this winter in the magnificent Laurentian region.