Things To See And Do
The Toronto Region is an exciting, vibrant, and dynamic destination featuring striking architecture and venues, terrific cultural offerings, over 9,000 restaurants, a fantastic line-up of arts and attractions, entertainment, shopping, events, festivals and neighbourhoods unlike anywhere else in the world.
Toronto will stimulate your senses, pique your curiosity and satiate your intellect. Its many attractions—architectural features, natural landscapes, museums, galleries, shops, markets and restaurants cater to visitors’ wishes, desires and must-dos.
Walk and shop along Yonge Street, the longest street in the world. Visit Harbourfront, Toronto’s cultural event venue on the waterfront. Take a seven-minute ferry ride to the Toronto Islands—a popular recreational destination with beaches, picnic areas, bike rentals and an amusement park. Tour the Rogers Centre, a domed sports/entertainment stadium with the world’s fully retractable roof. Visit the CN Tower (Edge Walk), Casa Loma, Hockey Hall of Fame, historic Distillery District, Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, Toronto Zoo, St. Lawrence Market, and, just north of the city, Canada’s Wonderland.
Participate in the regions many festivals and events, exhibits and shows. From classic to contemporary, traditional to the unexpected, Toronto is home to over 140 public galleries, museums and theatres. Visit the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) of natural and cultural history, redesigned by internationally acclaimed architect Daniel Libeskind. At the Art Gallery of Ontario see the transformation by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. The Mirvish theatres and Roy Thomson Hall form the core of the Entertainment District, which morphs into club central after the theatres go dark.
Sample of Some of the Extraordinary Sites to see
Royal Ontario Museum: It is one of the largest museums in North America, the largest in Canada. With more than six million items and forty galleries, the museum’s diverse collections of world culture and natural history contribute to its international reputation. The museum also contains an extensive collection of design and fine arts, including clothing, interior, and product design, especially Art Deco. (Downtown)
Sports Games: Depending on the season, your group can watch the Leafs, Raptors, Jays, Argos, Toronto FC, Toronto Rock, Marlies or Steelheads in action. (Downtown and Toronto West)
CN Tower: National icon, award-winning entertainment destination, Toronto must-see. Spectacular observation levels, casual or fine dining, 3-D theatre, simulator ride, shopping and trilling Edge walk, the world’s highest “hand’s-free” walk, 356 meters above Toronto.
Hockey Hall of Fame: Home of the Stanley Cup and the world’s most extensive collection of hockey memorabilia, the ultimate tribute to the fastest game on earth. (Downtown)
Real Sports Bar & Grill: It’s game time in Toronto at Canada’s largest sports bar and restaurant. With a 39-foot HD television screen, 112 beers on tap and an upscale menu. Located adjacent to the Air Canada Centre. (Downtown)
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada: The aquarium features a world of 15,000 aquatic animals & an underwater viewing tunnel, more than 5.7 million liters of water, & has over 100 interactive opportunities, including 3 touch pools, featuring horseshoe crabs, sharks & rays.
Theatre options: Mirvish Productions, Second City, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, National Ballet of Canada and Toronto Symphony Orchestra. (Downtown)
NIAGARA FALLS ATTRACTIONS: A short 1 ½ drive to Niagara Falls, Ontario to see one of the Wonders of the World – Niagara Falls. So many attractions and Ontario Wine tours to select during your visit.
Art Gallery of Ontario: With a collection of more than 80,000 works of art, the redesigned Art gallery of Ontario (by renowned architect Frank Gehry) is among the most distinguished art museums in North America.