If you're going to visit Sherbrooke, I'd seriously consider using public transit as your way of getting around. While you are uptown, it's possible to walk places, but if you want to get to the main mall, or the university or the beach, it's a fair drive.
I am in awe of their transit system. The bus stops are all marked, and everyone has a separate map for each bus route on that stop. The buses are possibly the cleanest, most well-maintained buses I've ever seen, and the drivers are super friendly. If you do not know exactly where you are going, most will let you know when you get there that "c'est ta stop!" Also, these buses go everywhere, even to the outlying areas, such as Bishops University....Read More