Montreal Jazz Fest crowds enjoying free concerts in the city.
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Montreal International Jazz Festival, Quebec

Music festivals are fun for all ages, and the famous Montreal Jazz Fest is a great centerpiece for a top value family getaway to Canada. Ten thousand kids a day can't be wrong! That's the estimated number the International Festival de Jazz de Montreal attracts daily from the 2.5 million visitors who attend each year. Kids are brought to this family-friendly event to learn, listen, and have fun...

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Montreal, Quebec Attractions

With fun activities like ice-skating, visiting an unusual biodome science center, boat tours, eating crepes, and admiring 17th-century architecture, the city of Montreal in Quebec province, Canada knows how to keep the entire family entertained.Montreal, an island city founded on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, is one of North America's most vibrant destinations. With a wealth of classic...

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A Chilling Winter Weekend in Montreal

What better way to weather the wintry cold than to travel north for a long weekend of icy immersion in Montreal?The logic seems skewed, but the warmth of the staff, décor, and outdoor Jacuzzi of Hotel Le Crystal convinced us that Montréal, Quebec, Canada was the perfect city for a mid-winter (or summer!) getaway.At Le Crystal, all guests are quickly greeted by highly professional...

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Montreal, Quebec Hotels

Our pick of charming Old Town B&Bs, downtown Quebecois favorites and Montreal, Canada's greatest luxury hotels will help you plan the best vacation ever to this wonderful city.Located along the Saint-Lawrence River, Old Montreal provides the pedestrian sightseer with beautiful 17th and 18th century European-style architecture.  Its soothing charms and many friendly 'restos' make it...

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Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Montréal is a city of 4,000 restaurants (also known as 'restos' for short) serving the cuisine of 80 countries, where appetites of all ages are indulged.  Visit these restaurants with the family and learn why the city has won AAA's "Gastronomic Capital of the World" title many times.  From hotdogs to burgers to French cuisine, here are Family Travel Forum's "resto" picks.Chez...

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Montreal Avec Les Enfants

Explore Montreal, Canada by water and land with a few tips from Family Travel Forum.Montréal, a small, vibrant island city on the banks of Canada's St. Lawrence River, boasts a smattering of Renaissance architecture, towering Gothic cathedrals, chic sidewalk cafes and a quaint Old Town of narrow cobblestone lanes. By carefully cultivating vestiges of its France-dominated history, it has...

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Touring Eastern Canada with Our Grandson

Find out how Montreal, Mont Tremblant, and Quebec City entertained a grandmother and her grandson on their summer trip. Traveling with our 8-year-old grandson is an exciting experience and adds more fun and interest to any activity or place that we might visit. We like to plan a summer trip when he's out of school and can join us. Because he's far away in New York and we're...

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Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City

One of the city's most recognized symbols, it has been welcoming guests with a French flair and "once upon a time" atmosphere since 1893.One of the city's most recognized symbols, it has been welcoming guests with a French flair and "once upon a time" atmosphere since 1893. Nowhere does Quebec’s old-world charm spring to life more than in its provincial...

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