Ottawa, the country's capital, is situated 70 miles (113 kilometers) southwest of Lac-Simon, while Montreal lies 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southeast.
Don't restrict yourself to Lac-Simon; the wider region has an abundance man-made and natural attractions just waiting to be explored. Duhamel, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Riviere-Rouge, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south of Lac-Simon are also waiting to be discovered.
Organise your transportation and head out to Mont-Tremblant, a transport and retail hub for the area, 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Lac-Simon. This bigger city has a number of visitor attractions, including Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort, Circuit Mont-Tremblant and Mont-Tremblant Park. Casino Mont Tremblant, Duncan Ski Lift and Edge Ski Lift are other attractions in Mont-Tremblant that should be included on every visitor's to-do list.
The area around Lac-Simon is renowned for its old towns; these are fascinating windows into the region's colorful history. Exercise your grey matter at Lanaudiere - Laurentides' great art museums and history museums.
This region also offers a number of thrilling experiences such as sky diving. If you prefer to slow down while you are on vacation, Lanaudiere - Laurentides has some great relaxing activities that will suit you perfectly, like beach combing and wildlife watching.
Holidays are about meeting with new people and doing things differently to at home. Lac-Simon is an excellent place for doing exactly that.