Quebec City
Canada
By Julie A. Byard

Parlez-vous français? If not, no worries. Québec City, Québec Canada, the seat of French civilization in North America, is a destination for vacationers of all languages seeking natural wonders and historic sites. With an abundance of beauty, boutiques, and history, Québec City is the ideal vacation spot.

WhatsCheaper.com makes booking your Québec City vacation a breeze. This magnificent city is easily accessible when flying in from nearby Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB) or neighboring Pierre-Elliot-Trudeau de Montréal Airport (YUL). To book your flight with WhatsCheaper.com, click on the following link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php). Whether you crave a five-star hotel or budget hotel, WhatsCheaper.com can help arrange all your accommodation needs at an affordable price. Click on the link to start searching for affordable lodgings with WhatsCheaper.com (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

With over four centuries of history, WhatsCheaper.com suggests Vieux-Québec  (Old Québec) as your first stop in Québec City. The Old City’s convenient arrangement makes this a perfect spot for walking tours. Starting from Rue Saint-Jean, the main entrance to the historic portion of Québec City, visitors can stroll through the social and cultural mecca of Québec at their own leisurely pace. Along the way, you will find a multitude of restaurants, pubs, shops, and eclectic boutiques to explore. Also occupying these historic streets are City Hall, located on Rue des Jardins, the oldest stone church in North America, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, and for those lovers of seaside serenity, the Dufferin Terrace boardwalk.  Visitors are also encouraged to visit the majestic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. This hotel boasts some of the most beautiful architecture and views in Quebec. Tours are available for a fee.

After roaming through the streets of Old Québec, WhatsCheaper.com suggests you visit the Plains of Abraham at 390 Avenue de Bernières. Now a stunningly verdant park, these grounds once housed epic battles between the French and British. Offering a variety of historical exhibitions and tours, this park has something for everyone. The Martello Towers are also inside the plains. Tower 1 offers guests an opportunity to experience the life of a soldier during colonial times and provides information on the towers’ history and strategic purpose. Groups looking for a more humorous and lively time will want to visit Tower 2. The Convict’s Last Drink takes participants through the investigation and trial of a 19th century British soldier. Sample beers as you “witness” military justice with a twist. Prices vary for each tower. Park exhibits and schedules vary by season. Be sure to check their calendar before visiting.

Next on WhatsCheaper.com’s touring list is Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Located minutes from the city on 2490 Royale Ave, the grand 275-foot Montmorency Falls are rivaled by none, not even Niagara Falls. The falls are accessible year-round with illuminating lights during summer nights. Visitors can enjoy the cascading water during a cable car ride to the top of the falls. Prices and hours vary by season.

WhatsCheaper.com also suggests visiting La Citadelle, a star-shaped active military garrison in Québec City. Housed within its walls are the Royal 22e Régiment, the Royal 22e Régiment Museum, and the Governor General of Canada. The Citadelle is open to the public and guided tours are available. The Changing of the Guard, the Beating of the Retreat and gunnery are ceremonies performed during summer months. The facility and museum are open year-round; however, hours and prices vary according to season.

Historic as it may be, Québec City’s nightlife is a contemporary cosmopolitan. WhatsCheaper.com suggests those looking to enjoy the pre-dawn hours of the city visit Rue Saint-Louis, Rue Saint-Jean, and Grande- Allée. These streets have the most entertaining and vibrant after hours activities.     

Flourishing with opportunities for fun, WhatsCheaper.com guarantees Québec City, Québec is the ultimate destination spot for all types of vacationers. Click on the link above to book your vacation in historic Québec City today.

MUST SEE IN Quebec City LIST:

  • 1. Vieux Quebec
  • 2. Plains of Abraham
  • 3. Dufferin Terrace
  • 4. Montgomery Falls Park
  • 5. Quartier du Petit Champlain
  • 6. Battlefields Park
  • 7. Levis Ferry
  • 8. Chevalier House
  • 9. Royal Palace
  • 10. Wax Museum

Quebec City EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Carnaval de Quebec - February
  • 2. Festival of Snow - March
  • 3. Quebec Book Festival - April
  • 4. Food Festival - April
  • 5. Theaters Festival - June
  • 6. Canada Day - July
  • 7. Medieval Festival - August
  • 8. African Dance Festival - September
  • 9. Toy Parade - November
  • 10. French Music Festival - November

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Hilton Quebec
1100 Rene Levesque East, Quebec , Quebec , Canada
By Sandy O'Neal

From the majestic St. Lawrence River, to the Parliament or the Laurentian Mountains, the Hilton Quebec offers a spectacular view from every room.  And, it is conveniently located with indoor access to Quebec City Convention Center and Place Quebec shops.   If you are traveling by air through the Jean Lesage International Airport, you will find the hotel just a 20 minute drive away.  The Central Bus and Train Station are just 5 minutes drive from the hotel.  Check in is at 3:00 p.m. and check out time is noon.  If you are traveling with your four legged friends, your pets will be welcome at the Hilton Quebec.  

You can enjoy your stay in a Traditional Guest room, Junior Suite, or indulge yourself by selecting an Executive Room.  Room amenities vary depending on your room selection.  Typical room amenities include TV with on demand movies and video games, high speed internet, and coffee maker.

An on-site fitness center is available to help you maintain your daily routine while you are away from home.  After an exhausting workout, perhaps you will want to spend some time relaxing by the outdoor heated pool.    

The Hilton Quebec caters to the needs of the business traveler by offering audio/visual equipment rental as well as access to meeting rooms, photo copying services, printer, as well as video conferencing and video messaging.  If you are looking for a location to host a group meeting, event or reception, look no further.  There are a wide variety of rooms available in various sizes, which can be arranged to meet your needs. 

The Allegro Bar, which is located in the lobby, is a perfect spot to wind down at the end of the day, or simply enjoy a cocktail with friends in the cool and comfortable environment bathed in cool blue colors and warm earth tones.  You can dine on-site at the Allegro Restaurant which offers International and local cuisine.  

With a scenic view of Quebec City and all the amenities the hotel has to offer, clearly there is no better choice that The Hilton Quebec. Book your next stay through WhatsCheaper.com by clicking this link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Four Points by Sheraton Quebec Resort
7900 Rue du Marigot, Quebec City, QC
By Dan Rechtschaffen

Make the most of your visit to Quebec City with a stay at Four Points by Sheraton Quebec Resort.  Conveniently located only about 10 miles from the airport and railway station, the hotel is easily accessible by taxi.  The hotel also offers a complimentary self-parking facility if you choose to rent a car or bring your own.  The Le Dijon restaurant and bistro is attached to the hotel and serves French cuisine, but there are a variety of dining options also available in the area.  Safe deposit boxes and luggage holds are provided upon request.

The hotel offers many rooms which will cater to the size of your group (one king, two queens, etc).  There are cribs available for guests who have an infant. Also, the rooms include coffee makers, in-room movies, ironing boards, air conditioning, and complimentary high-speed internet access.  Fireplaces and disability accessible rooms are also available upon request. 

Perhaps the most notable amenity is the La Faune Spa et détente.  In the winter, you can indulge yourself in a polar thermal experience, enjoying the icy temperatures outside while warmly snuggled in a heated spa bath.  The Spa also includes a Finnish Sauna, cold bath, and fireplace area.  In the summer, golfers can take advantage of the world-class 18-hole course located on the hotel grounds.  The hotel also offers free gym passes to the nearby (5 minute drive) Club Advantage Multi-Sport.  Central location makes the hotel easily accessible to downtown, and all of the famous landmarks that Quebec City has to offer are all under 10 miles away.

Quebec City is a wonderful vacation destination, and make the most of it by choosing one of the best hotels the city has to offer.  Just follow the link (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) and let WhatsCheaper.com assist you with booking what could be the vacation of a lifetime.

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