Toronto’s Must-See Attractions
Toronto’s most iconic attraction is the CN Tower, the tallest free-standing structure in the western hemisphere and it now includes EdgeWalk, a thrilling hands-free walk on an outside ledge of the tower.
Visitors who want to be closer to the ground can take the scenic ferry ride the Toronto Island which provides a great photo opportunity of the skyline. Bike, picnic and explore the Centre Island amusement park, Centreville.
Great picnic fare can be discovered at The St. Lawrence Market, ranked by National Geographic as the world’s best food market. Try the famous peameal bacon sandwich at Carousel Bakery. Nearby, you can spend the afternoon at the Hockey Hall of Fame and get your picture taken with the Stanley Cup.
The Eaton Centre is one of Canada’s favourite places to shop. WIth over 200 retailers in fashion, furniture and electronics, the selection here is unbeatable.
A short walk or street car ride from The Eaton Centre is Chinatown. It’s one of three Chinatowns in the city and borders on Kensington Market, a bohemian mix of vintage shops, funky restaurants, cafes and bars in addition to Latin American markets and food stalls.
The Distillery District is another one of Toronto’s most vibrant neighbourhoods It was Toronto’s first distillery –which produced almost half of Ontario’s total spirit production in 1871— and is now home to high-end boutiques, art galleries and restaurants. You can take a tour here or may be lucky enough to see a movie or TV show being filmed here.
Toronto is also chock-full of family friendly activities that are educational and fun. The Ontario Science Centre offers hundreds of interactive exhibits; the Toronto Zoo showcases over 5,000 animals including gorillas and polar bears; the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is Canada’s largest museum of world cultures and natural history; kids can unleash their own Harry Potter in North America’s only castle, Casa Loma; and for thrills, chills and spills Canada’s Wonderland is a park featuring over 69 rides and a 20-acre water park.
As you browse our website, you’ll see that there is something for everyone in Toronto.