Monday, August 10, 2009

5 Best Shopping Streets In Montreal

Boulevard St-Laurent


Montreal is only two hours away from Ottawa, and it's a great place to shop. Here are five great shopping streets -- other than Ste-Catherine Street downtown.

1. Avenue Laurier

This short strip (about eight blocks) in posh Outremont is the place to go for upscale shopping. There's a Tilley Endurables store here, for example, and some wonderful boutiques where your credit card can really work up a sweat. Hungry after your expeditions? Avenue Laurier is home to one of the city's top restaurants, Lemeac. The active section of Laurier is near the intersection with Avenue du Parc; it's also a not-too-distant walk from the Laurier metro station.

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