A New Elephant at the Granby Zoo

A New Elephant at the Granby Zoo

The Zoo de Granby is happy to welcome a new African elephant which arrived by land transport from the Pittsburgh Zoo’s International Conservation Center this week. Thandi, a 28-year-old female with an excellent genetic background is destined for breeding with Tutume, a 20-year-old male. She’ll also be joining Sarah, a 36-year-old female. The Zoo de Granby is very proud to [...]

Top Free Places to Go Apple Picking Near Montreal

Top Free Places to Go Apple Picking Near Montreal

Apple picking season is already here! (I know right!?) There are some fabulous apple orchards near Montreal, so I've put together a list of the top free places to go apple picking near Montreal that no cost for the picking, you simply pay for your apples. Verge Gibouleau Being conveniently located in Laval, their orchard [...]

Quebec National Parks Day: Saturday, September 7

Quebec National Parks Day: Saturday, September 7

On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the 23 Sépaq national parks will open their doors to outdoor and open space enthusiasts absolutely free of charge for the 10th edition of Quebec National Parks Day. This will be a wonderful opportunity to gather with family and friends for unforgettable moments at the heart of magnificent natural sites. National park [...]

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The Best Beaches Close to Montreal

The Best Beaches Close to Montreal

Summer is here and it's been a hot one! With temperatures still in the 30C's for the foreseeable future, why not hit the beach this weekend? I've compiled some of the best family beaches close to Montreal. Our Top 4 Picks for Beaches Close to Montreal Cap St. Jacques Nature Park Open from June 9 [...]

Nitro Circus is Coming to Town and You Could be Watching them Live! *Contest*

Nitro Circus is Coming to Town and You Could be Watching them Live! *Contest*

What do you get when the best athletes in BMX, scooter, in-line and FMX try the craziest stunts and insane heights.... Nitro Circus: You Got This of course! The Nitro Circus is coming to Montreal and you could win a 4 tickets to see the show! Being a mom of two boys, the Nitro circus [...]

Spending the Day at Tremblant

Spending the Day at Tremblant

It's been a hot few weeks, and we've been taking FULL advantage of this amazing weather (our summer season is so short might as well right?) We spent last weekend at Mont Tremblant at the Tremblant resort. We lucked out with the weather which was great for pool and beach time. Today I'm going to [...]

Everything you need to know before you go to the Granby Zoo

Everything you need to know before you go to the Granby Zoo

Happy Canada Day! It's been a hot weekend here in Montreal, but I'll take that over -40C any day of the week! Yesterday we took the kids to the Granby Zoo. We haven't been with the kids before so I was excited to see the animals and watch them get excited over their favourite animals. [...]