Magog, QC, Canada

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Magog, QC, Canada

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Mystery and beauty in Magog

With its own mythical lake monster and stunning waterfront location, Magog is a lively center for cultural performances, wineries, and festivals. Magog vacation rentals can provide fabulous lake views with a backdrop of a towering mountain range. Located at the confluence of Lake Memphremagog with the Riviere aux Cerises and the Magog River, Magog is a water-lover’s paradise, with enticing opportunities for windsurfing, kayaking, and swimming. Less than a 90-minute drive east of Montreal, Magog is a beautiful vacation spot where you can revel in local festivities and natural beauties, then venture further afield for exciting day trips.

Outdoor adventures in Magog

With all these glittering lakes and rivers to choose from, watery adventures abound near Magog vacation rentals. Take a boat excursion across Lake Memphremagog, and keep your eyes peeled for an appearance by Memphre, the legendary and elusive sea serpent that has kept locals intrigued since the early 1800s. Depending on when you’re here, you can kick up your heels at a music festival or raise a glass with friends at the annual beer fest. For winter fun, grab your snowboarding or ski gear and head to the nearby mountains. And foodies should make sure they seek out some sinfully delicious peppercorn poutine.

Natural indulgence in Magog

Make the most of stunning fall colors in Magog by hopping aboard the Orford Express tourist train. Tuck into a succulent red deer steak from the Appalachians, or savory Confit duck, while watching the vivid scenery pass by. Or, stretch your legs and amble along the paths, pier, and beaches of the Parc de la Baie-de-Magog, before exploring the unspoiled marshland along the trails of the Marais de la Riviere aux Cerises. In summer, let your cares melt away in the fragrant setting of Bleu Lavande lavender farm, where you can indulge in a yoga session and wander the exquisite estate grounds.

Celebrate the seasons in Magog

Surrounded by sparkling lakes and rivers and bordered by mountains, Magog has mild summers and snowy winters perfectly suited to the outdoor activities it is celebrated for. In winter, don a Canadian toque and head to the mountains for fantastic skiing and cozy nights by a roaring fire, or pull on sturdy boots and traverse the sweeping ice paths by Lake Memphremagog. In summer, you can stay close to the waterfront for sunny days of swimming, waterskiing, and ice cream on the beach. Be sure to keep a jacket or sweater handy since the nights and early mornings can be quite cool.

A natural retreat

Watched over by dramatic mountains, Magog is a jewel of a place for lovers of nature, history, and regional cuisine. Wildlife abounds with fish, birds, and, if you're lucky to spot one, bears. Lake Memphremagog is dotted with islands, which are great places for sailors to moor their boats and clamber inland for exploration under the pines. Canoeists can paddle past the dark depths of Skinner’s Cave where an infamous smuggler once holed up. Not far from the bustling metropolis of Montreal, Magog vacation rentals provide ample access to sandy beaches, rocky coves, and soaring mountains.