First, there's the popular Elora Gorge, where the Grand River flows through 22-meter cliffs. You can hike the trails alongside the gorge, but the best adventures take place in the water, either by floating down the river on an inner tube or by paddling down in a kayak.
Second, there's a cosmopolitan scene: Elora is home to some cute shops, delicious restaurants, and cozy accommodations. Third, there are exciting events and festivals, like the ever-growing music festival Riverfest, taking place every summer and featuring musicians from across Canada and beyond. Elora is an increasingly popular getaway for young professionals looking for the next cool destination. Situated in the heart of the Laurentian Mountains, Saint-Sauveur (pop. 9,881) might just be one of the most adorable villages in all of Quebec.Though it's less than an hour from Montreal, Saint-Sauveur feels every bit like the secluded mountain town, especially after a fresh snowfall. There are six ski resorts in the area. We'll do the math for you: you could stay for a week and ski somewhere new almost every day.When the snow melts, there's plenty of exploring to do by bike or on foot. There are eight golf courses in the area, so you might want to pack your golf bag, too.
Saint-Sauveur's outlet mall draws shoppers looking for a bargain, but the strollable downtown is an even better bet for cute boutiques, bakeries, specialty food shops, and magnificent restaurants. Ski, shop, and savor — sounds like the perfect vacation to us