North Hatley, Quebec
Just an easy 1 1/2 hour drive from Pittsburg is North Hatley, Quebec. A favorite day trip is to North Hatley, Quebec. North Hatley is a fun tourist spot in Quebec’s eastern townships. Quaint shops and great restaurants along with kayak rentals on Lac Massawippi keep us coming back every summer. A favorite restaurant, The Pilsen, has a wonderful deck overhanging the water where ducks beg for table scraps and boaters glide by. English and French are spoken here.
Be sure to bring your passport or passcard to gain entry into Canada.
From Pittsburg travel south on Rte 3 to West Stewartstown. At the flashing light by the Spa Restaurant, take a right onto 114. Follow thru for 2 miles to the right turn for the US/Canada customs. Follow this for 8 miles then take a right onto Rte 141.
Go thru Coaticook and continue to Compton. Take Rte 208 Ouest (west), then Rte 143 Nord (north) 6.3 miles to a flashing light. At the light, take a left. Go 1.5 miles and this will bring you to downtown North Hatley.
There are numerous fruit and vegetable stands along this route. We recommend them all! The drive is very picturesque and fun on a summer’s day. Staying for dinner? Why not catch a show! The Piggery offers summer theatre May thru September. Click here for more on North Hatley.