We all have moments with our families that will remain forever etched in our memories. Laughter and wonder have never been easier in a region as fabulous as Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, which is why it is the perfect destination for your next family vacation.

Discover Alaskan du Nord in the summer

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This company that specializes in dogsledding rides also offers activities during the summer months. Choose from hiking (race or bogey), cani-cross or cani-quad to discover this area. Indigenous culture activities are also offered, including presentations about First Nations and introductory workshops to dream catchers and jewelry making. (Website available in French only)

Find out why blueberries are key in this region!

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Délices du Lac-Saint-Jean is the first company in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean to offer a guided tour of the fields for groups and families. It's a must-see destination to learn all about the region’s wild blueberry! It highlights the history of the blueberry, its contribution to the economic development of the region and its importance as part of the cultural and culinary heritage. Learning about the family history of the owners will enhance your tourist experience. 

Get ready for a multisensory experience that is unique in Canada!

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Come live an unforgettable experience with your family! At the Musée de la Vieille Fromagerie Perron, discover the history of how cheddar cheese has been made in Canada over the years and visit the cheesemaker's home to learn more about what were the main values of the time. Before leaving, taste five flavours of Perron cheeses and take part in an artisanal butter-making workshop accompanied by a guide. (Website available in French only)

Val-Jalbert, Authentic "Company Town" of the 1920s

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Throughout a ride on the trolleybus, you will hear true stories and anecdotes about the village of Val-Jalbert. You will hear about how the village was born and the habits and customs of its inhabitants in the 1920s. You will also learn the reason why the village closed, and how it managed to rise so brilliantly from its ashes.

Visit the Ermitage Saint-Antoine

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Located on the waterfront, this magnificent natural sanctuary offers nature activities and a unique immersive experience! You’ll find hiking trails, watercraft rentals and bike rentals. Tour the site and take advantage of the beach nearby. You can spend the day or even choose to stay overnight in a hotel room, in a cottage or on the 4-star campground.

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Consult the directory of attractions and events that are members of Événements Attractions Québec

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