Escape the urban hustle and bustle for the tranquility of Lac-Simon, located northeast of Ottawa. Nestled among the lakes and forests of the picturesque Outaouais region of Quebec, it’s a haven for hikers, bikers, and anyone that enjoys being one with nature. Renowned for its beautiful lakeside beach and its excellent cross-country ski trails, Lac-Simon's choice of chalets and cottages make it an excellent choice for active vacations.
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Check above for the most selected filters in Lac-Simon and the number of accommodations that have them. In Lac-Simon, 4 accommodations offer "internet". Consequently, if you need internet access during your vacation, select the internet filter to compare these rentals. You could even compare and find properties if you want to go fishing (2 rentals include "fishing" in Lac-Simon) or if you bring your pet everywhere (1 rentals in Lac-Simon include "Pets Allowed").
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What to Do In Lac-Simon
One of the main reasons many venture to this part of western Quebec is for Lac-Simon Beach. Open from June to September, it’s a popular spot for swimming in Lake Simon's calm waters and sunbathing during the summer months. Visitors of all ages can also enjoy activities like beach volleyball and sandcastle building. For those quiet evenings, enjoy a relaxing stroll along the 2km of fine sands.
The Lac-Simon area is home to some wonderful wildlife including the white-tailed deer. There's between 1,000-2,000 of these graceful creatures inhabiting the surroundings.Take a deer-watching hike through the forests to catch a glimpse of these animals in their natural habitat. Alternatively, grab a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard, and float along Lake Simon. Here, you'll able to fish or observe an array of bird species.
Explore the Outaouais
The first snow of the season transforms the Lac-Simon region into cross-country skiing paradise. There's over 10km of trails ideal for snowshoeing and skiing, appropriate for different skillsets from beginners to seasoned pros. Another local winter activity is ice fishing. Acquire a provincial fishing permit and try your luck at catching brook trout beneath the frozen depths of Lac de la Ferme.
See more of Quebec’s wildlife in their natural habitat at Eco-Odyssee in Wakefield. Located about 115km from Lac-Simon, it’s set amidst farming fields and rolling hills. Board a pedal boat and sail around this intriguing maze of marshland that's home to a huge beaver population. You'll learn more about the area's ecology in this unique interactive experience.
What’s On in Lac-Simon
Lac-Simon knows how to put on a show, especially in the summer. On one night every July, the town hosts an enormous municipal fireworks display, which brings people from Ottawa and all over the Outaouais region. The beach takes center stage with live music performances, before the sky is illuminated with spectacular colourful explosions.
The Quebec summer also offers many opportunities for biking events, and the Tour du Lac-Simon is the local contribution to cycling enthusiasts. Based in neighbouring Chénéville, participants have their choice of three different circuit lengths near Lake Simon. This event in early June is popular with families and groups who come for an active experience in the Outaouais.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Lac-Simon?
The nightly price for accommodation Lac-Simon starts at $112.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Lac-Simon?
Many travellers are searching for internet, TVs, and fireplaces when booking a vacation home Lac-Simon.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals Lac-Simon?
If you're travelling with a dog, over 17% of vacation rentals Lac-Simon are pet-friendly.
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