Local residents and visitors keep busy with the endless possibilities of things to do in Toronto. There are constantly concerts, new art gallery exhibits and museum features debuting in Toronto among all kinds of other things going on.
Museums and Galleries
If going on a gallery tour in Toronto, or just popping in at a few between other attraction, two of the most notable in the city are the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and are premier things to do in Toronto. The ROM, well visited by tourists as well as locals, is well known for hosting a variety of really interesting exhibits that attract all kind of people to the museum. The museum hosts world culture galleries, natural history galleries and special exhibitions throughout the year. From the 167 art galleries in Toronto, the AGO is by far the most distinguished and best received art gallery in Toronto and has a permanent collection of over 66,000 works of art spanning from 100A.D. to the present.
City tours are among the popular Toronto things to do and can include harbor cruises, helicopter tours over the city and area, double decker bus tours through the city and walking tours that are guided or self guided. ‘A Taste of the World’ is a popular tour to take and includes a ‘Foodie’ tour where you’ll discover various different cultural restaurants and try different cuisines along the way. This is a fantastic way to get to know a little more about how multicultural and diverse Toronto really is. Other walking tours could include downtown tours, shopping tours and gallery tours. Just outside of Toronto is Canada’ Wonderland and is an exciting and huge amusement park great to spend the day at.
Casa Loma and Area
On your list of Toronto things to do don’t miss a visit to Casa Loma. The castle once belonged to Sir Henry Pellatt, a Canadian financier, and is filled with history in its decorated rooms, an 800-foot tunnel, secret passages, stables, towers and an acclaimed 5 acres of well-kept gardens. Exploring the Casa Loma area is another of the things to do in Toronto Canada and is filled with opulent European-style houses, beautiful green spaces and is situated near Sir Winston Churchill Park and one of Toronto’s most reputable colleges, George Brown. If shopping is up your alley be sure to head to the Eaton Center in downtown Toronto and shop at over 285 stores!
Things to do in Toronto Canada include Ontario Place which is on the shores of Lake Ontario is a seasonal amusement park and is a definitely on the Toronto Things to Do list as well. The park offers fun and exciting rides and attractions and lots of events and entertainment to keep you going all day. Exhibition Place is another entertainment venue located close to Ontario Place that features over 100 special events annually including the 129 year-old Canadian National Exhibition, Molson Indy car race and Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.
When in Toronto things to do would most definitely include a trip to Toronto's tallest and most defining landmark which expands more than 550 meters into the Toronto landscape. The tower is one of the foremost attraction sin the city and is one of the world’s tallest. After visiting the C.N. Tower head over to the Hockey Hall of Fame and see why Canadians love hockey so much!
Neighborhood Tours and Shopping
One of the most important things to in Toronto Canada is to visit its unique and diverse neighborhoods to get a feel for the city’s identity. Visit the cultural heart in downtown Toronto around Yonge Street, tour Front St. to Richmond and take in the Entertainment District, shop for one-of-a-kind treasures in Kensington Market, the Fashion District around Spadina Street or Bloor-Yorkville for fabulous shopping. Visit Chinatown and check out the sights there that date back in history to the 1940"s and don’t miss Toronto’s Harborfront area. Toronto transport is convenient and easy to use making the different neighborhoods easy to visit. Most Toronto hotels should also be able to assist in directions and transit stops. There are so many things to do in Toronto Canada so stay as long as possible and plan well!