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Explore the Appalachian Mountains with Cross Country International



            Millbrook, NY—March 3, 2008—Step into a wilderness oasis at the base of the Appalachian Mountain chain in French Quebec on an exciting new vacation with Cross Country International, world-renowned provider of adventure walking vacations.  Enjoy clear skies and clean air in a peaceful setting where nature remains pristine.  Explore panoramic views of forests, observe rare wildlife, and stay in a quaint country home.

            Your journey will take you through the Appalachian Mountain Range to explore hill top trails, scenic mountainous views, and the area’s unique Canadian landscape.  With guidance from experienced walking guide and French chef M. Gilles Leclerc, you will walk the trails of Mont Mégantic, hike to the top of Mont St. Joseph and visit the Astronomic Park and Astrolab Museum.

            “There is something magical about being surrounded by such pristine scenery,” said Karen Lancaster, President of Cross Country International.  “While you are standing atop a mountain looking at some of the world’s most beautiful views, you can’t deny the excitement you feel.”

            Whether you are an avid hiker or a novice outdoorsman, you will appreciate the beauty and splendor of this trip, combined with the hospitality of staying at Leclerc’s guesthouse, centered in a romantic part of Eastern Township. You will enjoy hearty, home cooked meals which Leclerc prepares with homegrown organic vegetables.

            A vacation not soon to be forgotten, this trip combines the stunning brilliance of Mother Nature with warm Canadian hospitality and delicious meals. You’ll hike the open trails, climb mountain passes, and reflect on the tranquility and beauty of nature.

            Package Includes:

  • 6 nights guesthouse accommodations
  • 5 days of guided walking
  • All meals, guide  and tax
  • Transfers to and from Quebec City airport at pre-set times
  • $1,735 per person shared, $95 single supplement
  • Available dates: May 18-24, May 25-31, June 1-7, June 8-14, June 15-21, September 28- October 4, October 5-11, October 12-18.


      For information on this or any of Cross Country International’s numerous other vacation packages, please contact Cross Country International by phone at (800) 828-8768, via e-mail to or by visiting


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