The Laurentides region is a year-round holiday destination located near the urban areas of Montréal and Ottawa-Gatineau, which provides access to a major source of tourists. Visitors can enjoy the abundance of wildlife and aquatic resources of the Laurentian mountain range, which is also easily accessible.
Parc national du Mont-Tremblant, which the Laurentides region shares with Lanaudière, offers beautiful scenery and numerous lakes, which attract enthusiasts of outdoor activities, fishing and camping. One can participate in sliding sports and go golfing and rafting there as well.
The region offers a wide variety of resort establishments and cultural activities. The many restaurants and local products provide varied and high-quality culinary experiences. Wellness centres are also among the tourist attractions of the region, meeting the needs of an international clientele.
The “P’tit Train du Nord” Linear Park, Canada’s longest linear park, offers activities all year round. The Mont-Tremblant International Airport (La Macaza), in the Upper Laurentian area, also helps boost tourism in the region.