Perched on the shores of the mighty Lake Ontario, Toronto is one of the most popular destinations in Canada. Drawing an eclectic mix of 21 million visitors every year, the formerly British Town of York has come a long way from its humble colonial beginnings.
The city is a multicultural melting pot as the neighbourhoods of Little Italy, Chinatown and Little Portugal will testify. This blend of cultures enhances the diversity of entertainment available, with a wide range of performances and concerts taking place on a nightly basis. As well as the usual mix of top-class theatres, museums and art galleries, this cosmopolitan city is also bursting with trendy cafés, excellent restaurants, hip bars and hot night clubs. Also, the city hosts a number of fantastic art and music festivals throughout the year. So, whether you are into cultural jaunts or just want to kick back and enjoy a beer with a bohemian twist, Toronto has it covered.
Culture vultures: kill two birds with one stone by exploring the exhibitions housed in the architectural masterpiece that is the Royal Ontario Museum. Art lovers: schedule in an afternoon at the Art Gallery of Ontario and examine over 400,000 photographic prints as well as a fascinating selection of art and sculpture.
Toronto has plenty of attractions to keep the whole family entertained, from the enchanting and magical Casa Loma to the pioneering Toronto Zoo. And, of course, no trip to Toronto would be complete without visiting the biggest and best theme park in North America; Canada’s Wonderland is the perfect place for the whole family to let loose and have fun.
With the magnificent Canadian wilderness on its doorstep, Toronto is regarded as a gateway to nature so grab your gear and explore the stunning natural beauty of the Great Lakes and their surroundings. The city is also a fantastic springboard from which to explore neighbouring attractions. Hop in a car and drive to the spectacular Niagara Falls. At only an hour and a half up the road, this is the perfect opportunity to tick the famous falls off your bucket list.
There really is a huge amount to see and do in and around this amazing city so get organising your trip to Toronto now and you definitely won’t be disappointed.
Museums, Theatres and Culture
Easily the best view in town and some tasty bites to enjoy up top too.
A wonderland in every sense of the word, families of all sizes will enjoy the exciting array of rides on offer at this thrilling theme park.
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.
You’ve probably seen it in the movies...this is your chance to see it for real.
Come and meet the biggest dinosaur in Canada, handle real meteorites and try on costumes from around the world.
A zoological wonderland with animals from all over the globe.
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.
Experience Toronto's must-see sights at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Take in the city's historic districts, lively shopping malls, and charming waterfront, and get off to explore anywhere along the route.
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.
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.
Hear ye, hear ye! Make haste to the castle to indulge in a night of feasting, combat, and revelry. The knights and horses of Medieval Times are here to thrill you with acts of showmanship and bravery reminiscent of legends of old, while you dine on a 4-course meal worthy of a royal table.
Throughout its history, from the early 1800s, when Toronto was known as “York” to the modern metropolis it is today, the citizens of this city have used beer for refreshment and merrymaking.
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