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How to get to Montréal

There are several options for getting to Montréal and we’ve taken the liberty of doing a bit of research to help you plan your vacation.

Montréal has flights to 140+ world destinations, 120+ direct flights from U.S. (many within 2 hours):

If your city does not have a direct flight, a connection  through Toronto will be a breeze. While not required to enter Canada, Montréal and Toronto accept the NEXUS card, if you have one, to speed up customs clearing.

Montréal Trudeau International Airport is just a short ride to the host hotel Le Centre Sheraton Montréal Hotel. 

Once at the airport there are several options for getting to the hotel:

Montréal is a easy drive from many cities that have a IAGSDC square dance club. 

Boston, MA: 308 miles approx. 5 hours

New York City, NY: 379 miles approx. 6 hours

Philadelphia, PA: 460 miles approx. 7 hours 15 minutes

Washington D.C.: 584 miles approx. 9 hours 45 minutes

Chicago, IL: approx. 850 miles 13 hours

The metro is a short walk from the host hotel and will take you to most of the tourist destinations in the city. 

Metro Map

Montréal beckons with its unique blend of European charm and North American dynamism, offering a captivating tapestry of culture, cuisine, and creativity. From the historic cobblestone streets of Old Montréal, where centuries-old architecture meets modern cafes and boutiques, to the lively neighborhoods pulsating with multicultural energy, the city is a mosaic of diversity. Indulge in its renowned culinary scene, where French-inspired delicacies mingle with international flavors, or immerse yourself in its vibrant arts and entertainment offerings, from world-class museums to bustling festivals. With its stunning natural beauty, thriving nightlife, and welcoming atmosphere, Montréal captivates visitors with its irresistible allure, promising an unforgettable experience that seamlessly blends tradition with innovation, making it a destination like no other.

A global destination and major North American hub, Montréal is the ideal vacation city. It’s easily accessible by the newly revamped Montréal Trudeau airport, only 20 minutes from downtown. 

Old Montréal

Old Montréal, or “Vieux-Montréal,” is a picturesque neighborhood nestled along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, renowned for its historic charm, cobblestone streets, and iconic architecture.

Old Montreal

Museums & Art

Immerse yourself in history and culture, museum and art exhibitions, hands-on science or galactic discoveries – it’s all within reach at Montréal’s many museums and galleries. Many of the museums are within walking distance of the Le Centre Sheraton Hotel.

Museum 2

Gay Village

Montréal is home to one of the largest LGBTQ+ Villages in North America and the famed gaybourhood’s kilometre-long pedestrian mall on Sainte-Catherine Street East presents free outdoor concerts on five stages all summer long. Learn all the shops, events and restaurants the village has to offer through its website



Montréal’s gay nightlife scene is renowned for its diversity, inclusivity, and vibrant energy, making it a thriving hub for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies to come together and celebrate. From chic cocktail lounges to pulsating dance clubs, the gay village offers a plethora of options for those seeking an unforgettable night out. 

Stud Bar


Montréal’s natural beauty is a captivating blend of urban green spaces and lush botanical gardens, offering a peaceful retreat amidst the bustling cityscape. Visit the many attractions the city has to offer. 


Downtown Life

Montréal’s downtown core is a bustling hub of activity, characterized by sleek skyscrapers, vibrant streets, and a dynamic atmosphere. The city’s extensive metro system provides convenient access to downtown, making it easy for visitors to explore the area’s many activities.