Sledding and Tubing in Montreal

Monday, 05 December 2011 by

It’s time for some winter fun in Montreal! Get out your hats and gloves and enjoy some of the best sledding Montreal has to offer. The thrill of sliding down a hill on sled or inner tube never gets old! Montreal tends to get a lot of snow and is usually turning into a winter wonderland this time of year.

Photo of Sleddin, Mount Royal Park, Montreal Canada © Kyle Taylor, Dream It. Do It. World Tour

Here are some great places to go sledding in and around Montreal. If you don’t have a sled, most places rent inner tubes, crazy carpets and/or toboggans for a minimal charge.

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When the weather begins to warm and the snow melts, Garmisch transforms from a winter wonderland into a green paradise. Check out these photos of this idyllic Bavarian town and it’s beautiful, green scenery.

Photo of Beautiful Garmisch, Germany © Oberau-Online

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Located in southern Germany, not far from the Austrian border, Garmisch-Parkenkirchen is an idyllic, traditional Bavarian town that also happens to be the home of one of our newest hostels – Jazz Garmisch.

Official name of the town is Garmisch-Parkenkirchen, but it is commonly referred to as just Garmisch. It is conveniently located about an hour and an half train ride from Munich. Garmish is beautiful all year round and there are countless activities to enjoy in every season.


Photo of Skiing in Garmisch-Parkenkirchen, Germany © anja_johnson

It’s time to take advantage of Montreal’s snowy weather and get outside for some winter fun! Right in the heart of the city, Mount Royal has more than 11 miles (18 km) of skiing and snowshoeing trails and with inexpensive rentals available on site, it’s the perfect way to spend a crisp and bright winter’s day.

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Miami Beach heats up for the Dig The Beach’s 2010 International Volleyball Championships!

On September 11th and 12th Miami Beach gets even hotter than it already is when Dig The Beach takes over. This International Volleyball Championship is the end of the season event.

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There is always something going on in downtown Miami’s Bayfront Park. From free yoga classes, live music and extreme water sports, Bayfront Park is offers something for everyone!

Photo of Bayfront Park in Miami Florida © Tysto

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It’s officially summer – time to hit the beach for summer fun activities! Montreal has some great beaches and pools to hang out at this summer. Whether you’re looking to cool off, soak in the sun, have a picnic, play volleyball or build a sand castle, Montreal has the spot for you!

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Bicycling in Montreal

Thursday, 18 March 2010 by

Planning on visiting Montreal this spring or summer? Montreal is one of the most bike friendly cities in North America. The city has over 500 km of bike paths and a great public bike rental system. Biking is a great way to see the city and can often be a faster way to travel than walking or public transportation.

Bicycling in Montreal
Photo © izzyplante

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Ice Skating in Montreal

Friday, 05 March 2010 by

With hundreds of indoor and outdoor skating rinks to choose from and long cold winters, Montréal is an ice skater’s paradise. Some outdoor skating rinks have free admission and almost all rinks offer skate rentals. Be sure to check with the rinks for their months and hours of operations before heading out.

Here are a few of Montréal’s most popular outdoor ice skating rinks:

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