If you don't go to any other city in this region, treat yourself to a trip to Outaouais' main city, named Gatineau. You'll be sure to have a great time there. Be sure to visit the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Casino du Lac Learny, and the aesthetic beauty of the hot air balloon festivals during the Labor day weekend.
Activities in Outaouais Region
No matter the weather or season, you can explore the Outaouais region and get in shape at the same time. Here you can enjoy the great outdoors cross-country skiing or snow shoeing across 400 plus km of snowy terrain. If you have a need for speed, hop in a snowmobile and go across over 2000 km of terrain.
During the warmer seasons there are many cycling paths, golf courses and even nine motorcycling circuits.
While you're here Outaouais, you can get a cultural education in the city of Gatineau. In fact, there are 12 museums to explore, you can also see the city from a unique perspective on the Hull-Chelsea-Wakefield Steam Train.
Cottaging in Outaouais
Outaouais offers many excellent cottage experiences. This is an excellent destination for those wanting to be in beautiful nature for some relaxation. There are many cottages to rent in this region so pick the cottage thats best suits your family.