Region Overviews: Canada Travel Guide: Overview
Sprawling, massive Canada contains everything from six time zones to a series of ecosystems so diverse you could conceivably encounter polar bears and grizzly bears on the same trip.
Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 9+ | Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+
Family — Teens & Kids
6 days 5 nights
Activity Level: 1-3
Premiere & Casual Hotels
From: $3,799 - $4,049 pp dbl occ
($800 for sgl occ)
Bike bucolic islands. Kayak alongside beluga whales. Be charmed by elegant Quebec City with its gourmet cuisine and rich transatlantic culture. Complementing the refinement is a palpable sense of adventure, exploration and family fun. Come enjoy Quebec's untamable spirit.
Start/End Quebec City
Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.
Explore Tadoussac, Canada's oldest village and the preeminent spot for whale-watching on the Eastern Seaboard | Hike through a lush forest of sugar maple, elm, pine and birch along the winding Colline de L'Anse à la Barque Trail | Climb to the crest of a hill for views of Saguenay Fjord | Venture out in tandem kayaks with an expert guide to get a closer look at the mighty St. Lawrence River and its incredible sea life | Ride to the remarkable Tadoussac sand dunes for family fun on the beach.
A simple historic hotel selected for its scenic location above the Saguenay Fjord and close to fabulous whale-watching and hiking trails. (pool, spa)
Climb aboard a private Zodiac with a naturalist on an exciting whale-watching excursion | Hike along the beautiful Baie des Rochers in the St. Lawrence River, where the landscape constantly changes with the tide | Ferry to Isle-aux-Coudres for an idyllic bike ride past stone cottages, historic churches and picturesque farmland | Visit Les Moulins and its early 19th-century windmill and watermill still churning out wheat and buckwheat flours.
Nestled majestically between sea and mountains, this "Castle on the Cliff" combines quiet countryside charm with five-star elegance. (pool, spa)
Youngsters explore a via ferrata circuit with dazzling views of the St. Lawrence River | Adults embark on a peaceful ride past old colonial houses and the magnificent Basilique de Saint-Anne | Discover historic Quebec City, North America’s only remaining fortified city, by bike and walking tour while kids learn the basics of parkour, the art of moving through urban obstacles.
A modern and chic hotel with a warm atmosphere, housed in a 1912 Old Port building featuring original stone and woodwork.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Our Private Trips are best for groups of 6 or more. We suggest joining a scheduled trip.
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Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.
On this Family Trip, our routes follow gentle rolling terrain. Liberal van shuttling is incorporated into the itinerary and mileage is moderate to enable you to spend more time exploring on your own.
The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.
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