Fitz & Follwell
This tour company specializes in non-touristy jaunts by bike, by foot, and, in the winter, by snowshoe, that give visitors an insider’s view of the city.
Refurbished by Jean Pelland of Sid Lee Architecture, this co-ed spa docked on the St. Lawrence River in Old Montreal is an extraordinary place to relax while taking in views of the old city.
Mont Royal Park
Montreal’s crown jewel is Mount Royal Park, a 470-acre green space nestled in the center of the city on a mountain.
Museum of Jewish Montreal Tours
Montreal is home to one of North America’s most vibrant Jewish communities. This tour, by food historian Kat Romanow, starting at the Museum of Jewish Montreal in the Plateau, takes you through the formerly Jewish neighborhoods and shares their hidden histories.
Montreal is festival city, and most of it happens in the summer.
Lachine Canal Bike Path
Opened in 1977, this scenic nine-mile bike path is located in a lush park along the formerly industrial Lachine Canal.
Even in gaps between the big festivals like Osheaga and Jazz Fest, Montreal is still an excellent city for seeing music.
Located less than two hours from the city, in the Laurentian Mountains, this resort town offers some of the best skiing in North America.