Little Adventures: Watching Planes in Montreal

April 20, 2017 , In: Montreal Kid Activity , With: No Comments

Watching airplanes with my children here in Montreal has been on my list of things to-do for a while, and I finally decided to go this past weekend.

Watching Airplanes in Montreal

Turns out there’s an entire park meant just for watching airplanes taking off from Montreal Trudeau Airport and we weren’t the only ones with our kids there.  I was surprised to see just how popular it was.

Watching Airplanes in MontrealWatching Airplanes in Montreal

The park is called Jacques-de-Lesseps Park and I highly recommend mapping your way to get there as it’s pretty confusing.

Watching Airplanes in MontrealWatching Airplanes in Montreal

There’s benches, garbage cans and signs explaining the different planes.  And there’s plenty of room for the kids to run around.  Don’t worry – the runway is fenced off.  No worries about little ones roaming there.

Watching Airplanes in Montreal There was a mixture of people with little kids, older adults who obviously took the plane watching very seriously, and people who were just curious.

All in all, our kids weren’t that into it.  There was a LOT of confusion about going to the airport and NOT getting on a flight to see grandma and grandpa and I think it sort of ruined it for our very stubborn son.  He did say he like it but we definitely didn’t stay that long.

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Michelle Little

Writer & Photographer

Originally from the prairies and now in Montreal, I love exploring new places, eating great food and modern design. I'm mom of two wild things and paper and cake make me happy. Photographing your cutie family would make me very happy.

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