Toronto Entertainment District Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Toronto, step out and explore nearby areas such as Toronto, Kensington Market, and The Village.
CN Tower, no doubt one of Toronto’s most popular attractions lies just less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away.
To really get a feel for Toronto, head to one of its museums and theaters. Spend a quiet afternoon discovering the exhibits at the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Bata Shoe Museum. Experience local and touring talent performing live at Second City, Massey Hall and the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. Popular art galleries, include the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Art Gallery of Toronto and the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art.
If you love nature and wildlife, head to the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, throw a frisbee, or just relax in the shade at the Toronto Music Garden, Grange Park and the Trinity Bellwoods Park. Breathe in the fresh air, skim rocks in the shallows and make the most of the sunshine at nearby HTO Park.
Some of Toronto's popular sights are within driving distance of the Toronto Entertainment District area, including the Nathan Phillips Square, the St. Michael's Cathedral and Kiever Synagogue. The Toronto area is filled with reminders of the past; every local history tour should begin with a visit to the Fort York National Historic Site.
See what is in fashion locally and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe at popular nearby malls and markets such as the Toronto Eaton Centre, Chinatown Centre and the St. Lawrence Market.
If you are visiting child-free, spend some time at the Distillery Historic District.
A prominent feature on the Toronto skyline is Air Canada Centre, the home ground of the Toronto Raptors basketball team in winter and the Toronto Maple Leafs ice hockey team. This multi-purpose facility is also a popular live performance venue, so check the stadium’s gig guide to see what’s on during your visit.
After exploring the delights of Toronto Entertainment District, put up your feet and relax in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Eaton Chelsea, the One King West Hotel & Residence, or the Fairmont Royal York.