This Canadian province is unique in its propensity for all things French. This makes the experience feel like you are within a country within a country and makes for a unique RVing experience. If you’re making your way through Quebec, you will want some comfortable places to stay and some gorgeous sights to see on your travels. If traveling to France is out of the question, for the time being, consider a trek to Quebec, the capital of all things French-Canadian.
This list of the top five best RV parks for Quebec will let you know exactly where to go when exploring La Belle Province or The Beautiful Province. Brush up on your French; you’re going to need it before you hit the road!
Camping Alouette is located outside of Montreal, connecting you to all the fun of Montreal along with the beautiful local area. The features and amenities are nothing to scoff at. Camping Alouette’s RV sites come equipped with full-service sites that include electrical, water and sewer hookups. You have restroom, shower and laundry facilities to keep you clean and RV wash to keep your ride clean too. If you need a quick snack, an adult beverage or even firewood you can use the ground’s convenience store. Other features include wireless internet access, on-site RV repair facilities, propane fill-up and much more.
You can use Camping Alouette’s facilities to find fun right at the campground with a 3000-square foot recreation facility, playground, nature trails, pool tables, ping pong tables, driving range and other campsite activities. There are also plenty of great activities in nearby Montreal including bike tours, the Notre-Dame Basilica, Old Montreal, Mt. Royal, the Laurentian Mountains and plenty more. You can spend days with all the great fun of Montreal.
Camping Transit hosts over 200 sites in the beautiful French-Canadian countryside and they welcome you with both local fun and great amenities. Speaking of great amenities, those 200 sites average an area of 3000 square feet and can come with your choice of 15, 30 or 50 amps electrical and all sites come with water or sewer utility hookups, so you’ll get plenty of room and plenty of services. You get the requisite laundry, showers, and restrooms at any good RV grounds to go with their convenient store, recreation hall, snack bar and the main building that hosts with seating for 150 for rallies or any big meetup.
You can use the information booth at Camping Transit to get the scoop on the local area. There are some spots you should already have on your mind like the Chaudiere Falls, the Levis Forts National Historic Site, the Parcours des Anses biking and hiking trails, the gorgeous park known as Parc de la Marina-de-la-Chaudiere and who can pass up riverboat tours on the St. Lawrence.
Quebec City is the place to go if you need to tap into your inner Francophile but don’t feel like heading across the Atlantic Ocean. The perfect place to start your adventure in Quebec City and the surrounding area. The Quebec City KOA has everything you need and expects from a KOA campground. The sites come loaded up with 50-amp power, water, and sewer utility hookups and the sites can accommodate RVs up to 65 feet in length. You know the showers, restrooms, and laundry facilities are kept squeaky clean and this KOA rounds out their amenities and features with wireless internet access, propane refills, group pavilions, hot tub, sauna, pool and more. You should have everything you need to relax at this KOA
Quebec City is loaded with French-Canadian culture and history. Touring Old Quebec will make you feel like you’ve been whisked away to an old and historical place with their fabulous architecture, museums and more. Journey to the Plains of Abraham for a tour of the National Battlefields where battles were fought in the late 18th century. Other great attractions include Montgomery Falls Park and the Morrin Center but all you need for a good time in Quebec City is a glass of wine and a nice meal.
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better view of any RV park in Quebec when compared to Camping du Phare a Perce. These water-facing RV sites come with all three of the major utility hookups as well as wireless internet access. The bathrooms are clean, and the laundry facilities are inviting. The showers are free so no need to worry about Canadian fishing currency from your pockets. You also have a nearby convenience store, small camp store for ice and firewood and group building sites.
Finding fun at Camping du Phare is pretty easy as they have playgrounds, basketball, and horseshoes right at the site. If you’re ready to leave the grounds, try booking an excursion with the campsite to see the beautiful local area which includes several sites including Perce Rock and all the great hiking, biking and sightseeing areas of Bonaventure Island. If you come at the right time of year, make it a point to get on a whale watching tour to catch a glimpse of some of the ocean’s largest living organisms.
That sure is a mouthful for an English speaker but this a municipal campground run by the fine folks of Riviere-du-Loop and they’ve done a fantastic job. 116 total campsites dot the grounds which is situated on the shores of the timeless St. Lawrence River. These sites come with your choice of 30 or 50 amp electrical along with water and sewer utility hookups. After you’ve used the site’s scenic, recreational areas to jog, walk or hike you can get everything cleaned up with the site’s laundry, restroom and shower facilities. These sites also contain fire pits, picnic tables, free bike rental, a water playground and free wireless internet access across the entire campground.
There’s plenty to do right at the campground, but you can also adventure to enjoy the beautiful local area. Popular areas to see include the Ile aux Lievres, the Parc de la Pointe, the Parc de Chutes and riverboat tours of the St. Lawrence River. If rain has got you down, pack up the family to the St. Lawrence Exploration Center.
Quebec’s unique French-Canadian culture and its proximity to beautiful bodies of water make this a province that’s well worth seeing. Try pointing your tires in the direction of Quebec sooner rather than later.