For a chance to witness some of Québec’s most unexpected sites, spectacular scenery and memorable wildlife, campervan hire in Canada is a great choice.
Motorhomes, also known as RVs (or recreational vehicles), are exactly that—vehicles built for recreation. As well as giving you the freedom to take to the open road and go where your heart desires, you can choose to stay in one place for as little or as long as you fancy.
Campervan hire also gives you access to the main tourist areas within Québec. When visiting national parks, for example (and Québec has 47 of them!) you can stay overnight within the grounds of the parks at minimal cost. Hotels situated within or nearby the parks, on the other hand, are typically more expensive.
What’s more, you’ll have access to nature all day long. Wake up to the sound of birds with an incredible mountain view and eat breakfast in the sunshine—the great outdoors is just waiting to be explored! Here are just a few of the campgrounds we recommend for your holiday to Québec.
Parc National Du Mont-Tremblant
4585 Chemin du Lac Superieur, Mont-Tremblant National Park, Québec J0T 1P0
The ideal place to start your Québec holiday, Parc National Du Mont-Tremblant (Mont-Tremblant National Park) offers a wide range of activities, including fishing, hiking and the unique Via-Ferrata du Diable—a path that allows visitors to cross a sheer rock face. Fancy exploring the park by canoe, but never tried it before? We recommend Les Meandres du Diable, the perfect route for beginners.
The campground itself is popular for being one of the most peaceful around—at least the deer think so! A warm and welcoming spot for visitors of all ages, you’ll usually find a warm fire burning and plenty of board games during the evening. Like many campgrounds, WiFi is available, as are coffee, beer and other beverages for purchase. Most of the sites are rustic, with pit toilets and water taps throughout, but there are some areas with electricity and water hook-ups.
Shawinigan QC G9N 6T9
La Mauricie National Park of Canada is a great space to spend a few days in Québec’s great outdoors. The Rivière-à-la-Pêche Campground accommodates RV, motorhome and trailer camping with semi-serviced campsites—98 offering electrical hook-up. There are plenty of restrooms, showers and laundry facilities available on-site.
A great option for families, a playground is also located on-site to keep children busy, as well as picnic tables and a large network of trails. While you’re here, be sure to visit one of the park’s most beautiful waterfalls, Waber Falls, which can be accessed by canoe and has lots of great spots for picnicking.
3449 De L’Industrie, St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, Québec, Canada, J3G 0R9
Looking to discover Montréal? Camping Alouette is a great place to park up. As well as being open all year round, the campsites come equipped with restrooms, showers and laundry facilities, as well as wireless internet access, on-site campervan repair facilities, and more. Here, you’ll also find a convenience store, where you can purchase food, drinks and campground necessities like firewood.
For active visitors, there are plenty of campsite activities at Campaign Alouette to keep you busy, including a 3000-square foot recreation facility, playground, nature trails, pool tables, ping pong tables and a driving range. And while you’re in the area, we recommend ticking landmarks like Notre-Dame Basilica, Old Montréal and Mount Royal off your bucket list!
Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier
103 Chemin du Parc-National, Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, QC G3C 2T5, Canada
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No visit to the province would be complete without a stop in Québec City. One of North America’s most charming cities and a place loaded with French-Canadian culture and history, it’s full of cobbled streets with cosy bistros and unique stores.
Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier is located less than 45 minutes from the city and offers some of the area’s most scenic lookouts, including the Jacques-Cartier River Valley. Amenities at the campground include a convenience store and children’s playground, as well as a variety of hiking trails and canoe, kayak and paddle board rental. Firewood is also available to purchase for those cosy evenings in the forest.