Ottawa, the national capital, is situated roughly 140 miles (225 kilometers) to the west of Cowansville, while Montreal is 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northwest.
Cowansville isn't the only place in this popular region worth seeing; travelers can also set out to see the special qualities of the surrounding scenery, communities and cultural attractions. Journey 9 miles (14 kilometers) southwest to Bromont, where you can visit the Ski Bromont and Royal Bromont Golf Club.
Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of Cowansville is Saint Hyacinthe, a regional city where you can visit Cathedral of St. Hyacinthe the Confessor, Saint Hyacinthe Public Market and Les Saline Park. Saint Hyacinthe Golf Club and Centre des arts Juliette-Lassonde are also good spots for investigating while you are here.
Make the effort to really get to know Quebec by researching its earlier chapters. A great place to start is by visiting the area's fine old war relics and monuments. If you need to escape the elements, make a beeline for Quebec's excellent art museums, nature museums and history museums. These are good places to learn a little about the region's rich cultural tapestry and pick up a memento.
Quebec offers visitors a wide range of relaxing pursuits, such as camping and wildlife watching. Visitors who like to go beyond the usual sights will love the area's wildlife spotting tours, guided nature walks and city walking tours.
There's an old saying that goes: it is far better to see something once than to be told about it many times over. With its breathtaking vistas and friendly people, Cowansville will exceed your expectations.