From fascinating animals at zoos, aquariums and interpretation centres to adrenaline-pumping aerial courses, there’s no shortage of places to explore and have fun with your kids. Look forward to entertainment and amazement at amusement centres, theme and amusement parks, as well as museums. They all promise to wow you, no matter how old you are!

Visit Domaine d’Oscar

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The Domaine d’Oscar agrotourism farm offers a unique experience in an authentic mini-village atmosphere. The small farmers’ school offers fun games for children and the village circus delights the whole family with its funny little goats, while the town hall is home to chickens and chicks. The general store is a great place to pick up local treasures. Picnic areas are at your disposal, and trails invite you to enjoy peaceful strolls. You can also pick your own fruits and vegetables.

Discover gourmet delights at Ferme La Fille du Roy

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The Ferme La Fille du Roy is a must in the fall season at Saint-Hyacinthe area. The farm invites you to come and pick your own artichokes, squash and pumpkins. Learn to discover the different families of cucurbits and how to cook them. Take advantage of your visit to buy fresh and processed products at the boutique, get lost in the corn maze and taste pizzas cooked in a wood oven on weekends. It’s a place where gourmet, educational and entertaining discoveries await you.

The Secret Valley

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No trip to the Portneuf region in the fall is complete without a visit to La Vallée secrète (the Secret Valley), a well-hidden family treasure that is sure to entertain. This valley is populated by mythical Teeny-Tiny Dwarfs who live in the forest. As you make your way along their wonderful, colourful paths, they will offer you a unique experience as you search for the secret code that unlocks the magical world of this enchanted forest. A full-scale interactive adventure for all ages!

SOS Vortex: a new adventure maze

Feel like taking a trip back in time? Get ready for time-travelling adventures at SOS Vortex, located just outside Carrefour Laval! Jump back to the past using a time vortex created by a mad scientist and face his elaborate time machine to solve four environmental challenges. Resourcefulness, creativity and a pop art vibe perfectly unite in this maze made out of recycled containers, as you overcome obstacles, red herrings and dead ends to complete your mission and find your way back home. And be careful: the mad scientist’s roller-skating assistants will be there trying to disorient you! A fun and colourful experience for families and friends!

Enjoy a family visit to the Aquarium du Québec

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Curious youngsters can make new furry friends at the Aquarium du Québec! A lovely trio of young Arctic foxes – Léonie, Joséphine and René – can now call the aquarium their new home, and you can visit them as you explore the outdoor trail, which is also home to polar bears and seals! The whole family will learn tons of interesting facts about these species from animal guides on site. Inside, don’t miss the Freshwater and Saltwater Pavilion to see new fish species from California in the Awesome Ocean, and meet the 10,000 marine animals that inhabit this unique attraction!

An adrenalin rush at the Chutes Coulonge Adventure Park

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Head to the Chutes Coulonge Adventure Park for family activities that will take you out of your comfort zone! Admire the impressive Coulonge Falls, and have a blast on the giant ziplines over the canyon, a treetop obstacle course or the Via Ferrata on a rock face over the Coulonge River rapids! Extend your stay at the park by glamping: book a yurt for one night or more and make the most of this unique Outaouais destination.

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