The Laurentians, or what the French call "Laurentides," is located in Quebec, Canada, just north of Montreal. The region measures approximately 22,000 square miles, and it contains some, but not all, of the Laurentian Mountains, as well as a variety of ecosystems that offer a breathtaking natural attractions.
Why the Laurentians are so Popular?
The Laurentians is a world-renown tourist destination that offers exciting activities for everyone any time of the year. In the warmer months, enjoy boating, water-skiing, biking, hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, white-water rafting, fishing, relaxing in the sun, and more.
In winter, enjoy the region's excellent skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and be sure to cozy up in a lovely chalet. Mont Tremblant is perhaps one of the most popular ski and snowboarding destinations - with 94 trails rated according to difficulty.
The Town of St-Jérôme
St-Jérôme is a bustling Laurentian town in the Laurentians with a population of 60,000. It's well worth the trip when you're in the Laurentians because of its many festivals and its cultural and historical attractions. Be sure to visit the town's Viuex-Palais, for example, the Musee D'art Contemporain des Laurentides, and the museum at the Roman Catholic Cathedral.