Best Blogs For Montreal With Kids

Located in the Canadian provice of Québec, Montreal is a popular French Canadian destination filled with art, culture, divine food, and much more! Montreal is nestled on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. This cozy location is perfect for those looking to walk to most sights, as well as those who want a mix of city and nature on their family vacation. What’s more, Montreal is fantastic travel destination all year around! Whether you are looking for a summer getaway, a weekend filled with autumn leaf peeping, or a winter holiday, Montreal will have what you’re looking for! Here, we have compiled the best blogs for things to do in Montreal with kids.

Travel Mamas

10 Fantastique Things to Do in Montreal with Kids

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The mom behind Travel Mamas, Claudia Laroye discusses how Montreal stands out as the largest French-speaking city in North America. She rounds up ten of the best attractions in the area, including a visit to the Notre-Dame Basilica, a zipline ride in the Old Port, exploring the Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, and more. Then, don’t miss Claudia’s tips on where to eat and where to stay at the end of the blog. In addition, Claudia also shares some great tips for getting to Montreal and making the most of your time there. This includes her thoughts on the Montreal Attraction Pass. This blog is a great start for those interested in a detialed look at a Montreal vacation with kids. Read more here!


What to do in Montreal with Kids (in the summer!)

A screenshot of the blog by We3Travel.
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The Grubers, the family behind We3Travel, spent Labor Day Weekend in Montreal and had a blast! Tamara illustrates a delightful picture of Montreal, highlighting its cutlure of food, fun, and festivals. Using this blog, learn about the Old Port zipline, the Voiles en Voiles pirate ropes course, a bike ride along the Lachine Canal, the Aquazilla inflatable water park, and so much more. Kids will love all the adventurous opportunities available in Montreal. In particular, those with older children will love seeing what Tamara and her family saw and did while in Montreal. Don’t miss her snapshot guide of how to plan a trip in Montreal that include her itinerary. This action-packed list of things to do in Montreal with kids is sure to help you plan your own adventure. Read more here!

Momma To Go

Fun Things to do in Montreal with Kids

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Harmony, of Momma To Go, spent ten days in Montreal with her two four-year-old sons. In the Old Port, Harmony and her boys took a ride on the big ferris wheel (called the Grande Roue), visited the Voiles en Voiles Adventure Park, and the MTL Zipline. Additionaly, they also embarked on a river boat tour along the St. Lawrence River. Kids will love seeing the sights and sounds while sailing down the river in style! With so much packed into this blog post, it really is the ultimate guide to Montreal with kids. With so many great family pictures and videos, you’ll feel like you’re already there. Finally, don’t miss Harmony’s tips on where to stay at the end of the blog. Read more here!

Around The World L

Montreal, Quebec with Kids: Old Montreal and Vieux-Port

Costumed soldier at Chateau Ramezay Montreal, as part of the Montreal, Quebec with Kids: Old Montreal and Vieux-Port blog-post by Around the World with L.
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Lillie is the mom behind the Around The World L blog. She spent three days in Montreal with her toddler. They started in Old Montreal, where they walked down the cobblestone streets and observed the architecture dating back to the 1600s. Then, they visited the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Chateau Ramezay museum, and the Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, which offers interactive exhibits for kids (like digging for artifacts). Kids will love exploring these historic finds in such a wonderful city. With so much to do in the city, Lillie help families organize the many options into a perfect family vacation. One where families can relax, connect, and experience together. Read more here!

The Daily Adventures Of Me

A Weekend in Montreal with Kids

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Jamie, the mom behind The Daily Adventures Of Me, is a mom of three boys. She spent a weekend with her kids in Montreal and explored many of the city’s historic sites like the Notre-Dame Basilica, Old Montreal, the Old Port, and the Underground City. They also took the time to visit museums including the Botanical Gardens, the Biodome, the Insectarium, and the Courtyard of the Senses. Jamie’s list is chock-full of the best of Montreal, read further to see how she fit it all in. Plus, don’t miss her thoughts on the Montreal Pass. Finally, Jamie also provides a wonderful list of where to eat and stay while you are traveling to Montreal. Read more here!

Kid World Citizen

Travel Montreal With Kids: 5 Things To See

Skyline of Montreal
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Becky is the mom behind the Kid World Citizen website. However, this guest post is written by Alexis Dallara-Marsh. This post describes a trip Alexis took to Montreal with her two toddlers. They enjoyed the Children’s Museum and a trip to Quinn Farm, both of which offers many hands-on activities for kids! Then, they visited the B-Fly Butterfly exhibit in Quartier Dix 30, an outdoor shopping complex located in nearby Brossard. This post also shares the city’s great playgrounds! Those with toddlers and small child must read this blog while preparing a trip to Montreal. Finally, great family pictures help Montreal come alive. Not to mention, help you to see how wonderful the playgrounds and sights really are! Read more here!

Happy Planning

Three kids throw rocks into the water in Montreal.
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Montreal provides a stunning backdrop to a great family vacation! With so much to do, including children’s museums, historical tours, hikes, and more, your family is sure to love Montreal. Hopefully, this list of the Best Blogs For Things To Do In Montreal With Kids helps you plan an unforgettable family vacation.

Next, find more things to do in Montreal with kids, as well as lodging, restaurants, and other recommendations on our main page on Montreal.

Have a blog, itinerary, or article you would like us to feature?  Contact us!

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