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quebec city plus ottowa and/or montreal?

We have 6 days starting April 12th to visit Canada. Planning on flying from NYC to the first destination and then driving as needed then flying back to NYC. Definitely want to see Quebec City. Someone suggested Ottowa as well and another Montreal. Not sure all 3 makes sense in 6 days (fly from New York on a Friday and fly back the following Thursday). Two adults traveling. Appreciate any/ all thoughts.

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1. Re: quebec city plus ottowa and/or montreal?

I would do Montreal and Quebec, though that time of the year is really not the nicest to visit. Usually rainy and still pretty cold.

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2. Re: quebec city plus ottowa and/or montreal?

I agree with bogwoppit. Fly into Montreal, stay several days, then take the train to Quebec city, which is very conveneient, stay a few days there, then train back and fly home. Ottawa is a pretty city, but the Quebec City/Montreal combo is the best bet.

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3. Re: quebec city plus ottowa and/or montreal?

Thanks. Think we could actually fly right out of Quebec City nonstop into the NYC area rather than returning back to Montreal. Appreciate your thoughts.

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4. Re: quebec city plus ottowa and/or montreal?

Flying from Quebec is a good idea. Smaller airport, less traffic , less time for retrieving/checking in luggage

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5. Re: quebec city plus ottowa and/or montreal?

It is a good idea to start by Mtl as Old Mtl is nice but will serve only as appetizer for Old Qc.

While in Mtl if you feel that the weather is not to your liking or you miss the nice weather attractions you could try to rent a car and drive to Ottawa by the Québec Side of the Ottawa River, stop at Parc Omega near Montebello and then just make a short stop to oofgle the iconic Fairmont Chateau Montebello. If you leave Mtl early you will be able to make that all the way to Ottawa by oneish. The museums in both Ottawa and Gatineau (just across the river) are worth plenty of time, for a man even one museum that attracts more men than women: Museum of War.

Then back on the direct highway and you can make a stop in Rigaud to visit a real sugar shack in operation and partake with the heavy meal and flok music entertainment typical at this time of year for Québécois at Sucrerie de la Montagne. You should be back in Mtl around 10 pm. You could also rent a car just for the day and go no farther than Sucrerie de la Montagne for dinner.

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6. Re: quebec city plus ottowa and/or montreal?

I agree with bogwoppit and JDP112456 Quebec and Montreal is the best bet. In the Quebec region many sugar shacks will be still opened and they are at the most a 20 min drive from Quebec.

The Quebec Airport is marvelous for flyiing back to NY. No problem, no waiting time absolutely perfect.

Enjoy and have a nice stay!

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