Visit a museum, taste aromatic craft beers, enjoy a festival, check out the music scene or explore Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands in this pleasant Canadian city.
Toronto has always been an international destination of choice. Settled by the British in the 18th century, it has attracted immigrants for years. Today, almost three million people represent 200 ethnic groups and speak over 130 languages and dialects. Experience the city’s multicultural diversity in the neighborhoods of Chinatown Toronto, Greektown, Kensington Market and Little Italy Toronto.
Many attractions are within reach of Toronto’s well-connected public transportation system. If you’d rather walk, follow the PATH Underground Shopping Mall: 17 miles (28 kilometers) of subterranean walkways and retail outlets in and around downtown Toronto.
Visit heritage buildings and cultural exhibits at Yorkville and the Distillery District. Relax in High Park and the Toronto Botanical Garden or dare walking the 1,168-feet (356-meters) high EdgeWalk around the outside of the CN Tower. Watch baseball and football matches at the Rogers Centre and take a photo with the Stanley Cup at the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Enter the architecturally remarkable Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma and Art Gallery of Ontario to view local artifacts and international art. Browse the fashion stores at Toronto Eaton Centre or shop for fresh produce and curiosa at St. Lawrence Market. Toronto Zoo and Canada’s Wonderland are great for family days out.
Toronto’s winters are usually very cold and summers can sometimes be hot. Year-round, the Harbourfront Centre hosts cultural events, including the SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival and a Caribbean Carnival.
Make the 90-minute trip to Niagara Falls or travel along Yonge Street, one of the world’s longest roads, which stretches from Lake Ontario though the Canadian wilderness to Lake Simcoe.
Each year, 21 million people visit the city. Toronto’s International Airport receives direct flights from many countries. The city’s setting on Lake Ontario, one of the Great Lakes, combined with its diverse culture, explains why Toronto is so popular.
Museums, Theaters and Culture
Take the glass elevator to the lookout points on Toronto’s iconic landmark to enjoy views as far as Niagara Falls or have dinner in high style.
The highlight at this amusement park is the super-fast Leviathan ride, but there are 15 other roller coasters and more than 200 attractions to explore.
Come to this multipurpose stadium to watch baseball matches and football games, listen to concerts of famous bands, see family shows or simply tour this central entertainment complex.
This romantic hilltop mansion is a true Toronto landmark with a classic interior that you may recognize from several blockbuster movies.
Canada’s biggest dinosaur, Egyptian mummies and ice-age mammals make this museum one of Toronto’s most popular attractions for the whole family.
A zoological wonderland with animals from all over the globe.
Explore the best of Toronto on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 48 hour pass you can discover the key landmarks to your own schedule, including the CN Tower, Casa Loma, St Lawrence Market, Yonge-Dundas Square and much more! This tour also comes with a fabulous Harbour & Islands Cruise, allowing you to see the impressive skyline from the perspective of the water.
Experience the game that defines Canada and a sport that has been adopted by over 70 countries. Spread across 65,000 square feet, the Hockey Hall of Fame offers something for everyone.
Experience the power of Niagara Falls on this fun-filled day trip. Explore the massive whirlpools that form just below the falls, take a misty boat cruise that puts you face-to-face with these iconic cascades, and enjoy a buffet lunch followed up by a leisurely visit to one of the area's award-winning wineries.
Get a look at one of the most spectacular sights in North America with a day trip to Niagara Falls. See the best views along the Canadian side of the epic waterway, grab lunch with a view of the iconic setting, and visit some of the area's most memorable highlights.
Fall head over heels for Niagara Falls during a guided sightseeing tour. An expert guide ushers you along the Niagara Parkway and into Niagara Falls, where you can behold the magnificence of North America's most powerful falls before indulging in a sumptuous wine tasting.
Kick up your travel-weary feet with a first-class relaxation experience in the Plaza Premium Lounge. This peaceful oasis offers a convenient escape from the airport bustle. Plus, get access to amenities that run the gamut from useful to luxurious, from Wi-Fi and showers to food and beverages.
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