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Montreal — With a population of 1.6 million, Montréal is the world's second largest French-speaking city after Paris. It’s a captivating mélange of old-world charm infused with the up-to-the-minute energy of North America's most modern cities. Set on the St. Lawrence River, this Canadian metropolis comprises an easily accessible patchwork of neighborhoods, each with its own unique joie de vivre. Visitors can still get their fix of Old World Europe (think small cafes, monument-filled plazas, and basilicas) without crossing the Atlantic, but a clutch of trendy new hotels, restaurants, shops, and clubs are the latest indication that this city will never become a stodgy artifact of past triumphs.

Why Go

For a taste of France sans the euro and transatlantic flight. Plus, a vibrant art scene and raucous nightlife.

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Foodie Friday: Montreal's Great Food Trucks

June 13, 2014 by Maria Lisella

Call it street food, street grub, or -- like those smooth and slick Montrealers call it --- cuisine de rue. But whatever the nickname, the wheels are rolling, ... Read More »

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Deal Alert: $89 Round-Trip NYC to Montreal on Amtrak

April 15, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Now that spring has sprung, it's become much more comfortable (and sensible) to head north on vacation. What better way to take in the blooming landscape than by ... Read More »

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Spring and Summer in Quebec: Here's How to Enjoy It

March 06, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

We have already made the case forQuébec as a great winter destinationbut, now that winter is (finally) drawing to a close, our thoughts are on what's happening ... Read More »

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Long Lines, Begone! Timed Reservations in Travel

January 22, 2014 by Christine Wei

No matter where you're traveling, there’s nothing like a long line to put a damper on your vacation. Which is why we were happy to learn about SecurXpress, a ... Read More »

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Foodie Friday: High-Class Montréal Dining Without the Price Tag

August 23, 2013 by Amanda Black

In a city that claims to be the most European city in North America, I was expecting a restaurant scene with white table cloths and extravagant prices to match. ... Read More »

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“Pour your lotions, creams, and liquids into travel-sized bottles to avoid having to purchase toiletries on the road or losing your large bottles to the TSA.”

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