Family outing

A Fun Escape for the Whole Family

58 km

6 stops

2 days

A Fun Escape for the Whole Family

Take an innovative museum, some donkeys (!) and a historical mill, add comfy accommodations and gourmet treats and voila: The perfect formula for a family-friendly retreat.

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Stretch Your Legs at the Mill

Moulin à laine d'Ulverton

The history of Ulverton Woolen Mill (it was built in the 1850’s and remains functional to this day!) is sure to fascinate older children and adults alike, but don’t skip it if you have younger kids in tow. The mill’s lovely property is an inviting spot for little ones to run around and explore.
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Toast to the Good Life

Les Vallons de Wadleigh

Located just a few kilometers from the mill, Les Vallons de Wadleigh winery is well worth the stop. You’ll want to pick up a few bottles of wine, naturally, but also sample excellent terroir products, including artisanal charcuterie and fine cheeses, while enjoying the view from the picnic tables.
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Camping Plage McKenzie

The region boasts more than a few scenic campsites, including Camping Melbourne. In Racine, Camping Plage Mckenzie offers camper rentals as well as a quaint beach on the shores of Grand Lac Brompton. Take your pick!
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Calling all food lovers!
"T" marks the spots where you'll find some of the most delicious local flavours.
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Shop at the Farmer’s Market

Marché Locavore de Racine

Before hitting the road, stop at Racine’s Marché Locavore. You’ll find everything you need for a breakfast of champions—not to mention plenty of local treats to bring home.
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Spend a Few Hours at the Museum

Musée de l'ingéniosité J. Armand Bombardier

Valcourt’s J.A. Bombardier Ingenuity Museum isn’t only for snowmobile enthusiasts—far from it! With its innovation workshop and wide array of family activities, it’s sure to please everyone. And speaking of crowd-pleasing: Don’t forget to try the new interactive tablet game designed for players 4 years and up.
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Visit the Sweetest Donkeys Around

Asinerie les ânes en culotte

Donkey farm Les Ânes en Culotte is a unique spot where you can learn more about donkeys, as well as stock up on artisanal beauty products handcrafted from the milk of these underrated beasts. For a memorable afternoon, go visit Bella, Jasmine, Gustave and the flock of sheep!
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