When most people think of Mont Tremblant, skiing is the first thing that comes to mind. However, there’s more to this internationally renowned tourist magnet than meets the eye. If you’re considering a trip to this unforgettable, natural paradise, be prepared for an itinerary loaded with activities you might never have associated with a ski resort.
One of the most relaxing activities you can experience at Mont Tremblant is a traditional Scandinavian bath. This form of hydrotherapy dates back thousands of years, using both hot and cold water to revitalize the body. It’s the perfect way to unwind in a natural environment after a long day of shopping or mountain biking.
If you’re a regular shopper in your own hometown, the stores in Mont Tremblant will undoubtedly catch your attention. There’s a wide variety of places to shop in the area, from small boutiques to the large chains that everyone’s familiar with. Whether you simply forgot your winter coat at home or you’re looking for souvenirs to take home, your shopping needs are covered in Mont Tremblant.
If you think Montreal is the only place you can get great food, it’s time to check out the food scene in Mont Tremblant. Chefs here are known for fusing local flavors with culinary influences from around the world, creating a wide variety of delicious dishes unlike anything you’ve ever tasted. There are over 50 restaurants to choose from, so you can easily experience something different each day of your visit.
Riding a bike during the winter is usually the last thing on anyone’s mind, but that’s not always the case in Mont Tremblant. Mountain biking in the snow is an exhilarating experience that the entire family can enjoy. A “fat bike” is basically a mountain bike with extra-large tires that can handle the demands of winter riding. They’re ideal for virtually any type of rough terrain and there are approximately 35 kilometers of trails designated for fat biking.
Although quite small compared to Montreal, Mont Tremblant does have a thriving party scene. This is due to the large number of young tourists and locals. Along with all the bars and clubs, the winter season also brings a number of outdoor concerts to the area. For those who enjoy the gambling scene, the Casino de Mont Tremblant has over 500 slot machines and a variety of card games and gaming tables to choose from. If you’re a night owl, there’s more than enough going on to ensure that you enjoy your stay in Tremblant.
If you’ve never gone on a winter dune buggy tour, you have no idea what you’re missing. Imagine a thrilling 90-minute ride through the surrounding forest with breathtaking views of the woods and nearby lakes. Don’t forget to take a camera, as these areas lie alongside trails that are limited to dune buggies and it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to return for pictures unless you take another tour.
Mont Tremblant is a complete vacation destination with everything you’d expect to find and more. From shopping and dining to dune buggy adventures, there’s something for every visitor at Mont Tremblant. So make your travel reservations today and get ready for a fun-packed experience like no other.
Lynn Bishop enjoys her job as a travel guide as it allows her to experience and also share her passion for an area like Mont Tremblant, which she knows so well. She loves to share her tips and suggestions for a fun-filled visit online and writes for several online travel resources.
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