TorontoCanada

4.5/5Top Destination

Trip time! Discover the theater, architecture, and art in Toronto.

Visit a museum, taste aromatic craft beers, enjoy a festival, check out the music scene or explore Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands in this pleasant Canadian city.

Toronto has always been an international destination of choice. Settled by the British in the 18th century, it has attracted immigrants for years. Today, almost three million people represent 200 ethnic groups and speak over 130 languages and dialects. Experience the city’s multicultural diversity in the neighborhoods of Chinatown Toronto, Greektown, Kensington Market and Little Italy Toronto.

Many attractions are within reach of Toronto’s well-connected public transportation system. If you’d rather walk, follow the PATH Underground Shopping Mall: 17 miles (28 kilometers) of subterranean walkways and retail outlets in and around downtown Toronto.

Visit heritage buildings and cultural exhibits at Yorkville and the Distillery District. Relax in High Park and the Toronto Botanical Garden or dare walking the 1,168-feet (356-meters) high EdgeWalk around the outside of the CN Tower. Watch baseball and football matches at the Rogers Centre and take a photo with the Stanley Cup at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Enter the architecturally remarkable Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma and Art Gallery of Ontario to view local artifacts and international art. Browse the fashion stores at Toronto Eaton Centre or shop for fresh produce and curiosa at St. Lawrence Market. Toronto Zoo and Canada’s Wonderland are great for family days out.

Toronto’s winters are usually very cold and summers can sometimes be hot. Year-round, the Harbourfront Centre hosts cultural events, including the SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival and a Caribbean Carnival.

Make the 90-minute trip to Niagara Falls or travel along Yonge Street, one of the world’s longest roads, which stretches from Lake Ontario though the Canadian wilderness to Lake Simcoe.

Each year, 21 million people visit the city. Toronto’s International Airport receives direct flights from many countries. The city’s setting on Lake Ontario, one of the Great Lakes, combined with its diverse culture, explains why Toronto is so popular.

Known for

Museums, Theaters and Culture

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Where to stay in Toronto

Downtown Toronto
Downtown Toronto featuring a city, an administrative buidling and heritage architecture

Downtown Toronto

Known for Urban, Theaters, Architecture

4.5/5(3,994 reviews)

Find fabulous museums and galleries among the immense architecture in this town center, a global leader in design and innovation. 

Scarborough
Scarborough Village which includes a garden

Scarborough

Known for Family-Friendly, Nature, Zoo

3.5/5(121 reviews)

You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Scarborough. Spend some time visiting top spots like Toronto Zoo, and catch the metro at McCowan Station or Scarborough Centre Station to see more of the area.

North York
Don Mills which includes a park and flowers

North York

Known for Soccer, Sports, Shopping

3.5/5(256 reviews)

Enjoy the popular shops in North York. Yorkdale Shopping Centre is a worthwhile stop, and you can jump on the metro at Downsview Station or Wilson Station to see more of Toronto.

Etobicoke
Etobicoke featuring street scenes

Etobicoke

Known for Dining, Skyscrapers, Flowers

4/5(737 reviews)

It may be close to the big city but this small town retains its identity with serene parkland and beautiful coastline. 

Toronto Entertainment District
Harbourfront which includes sailing, boating and a river or creek

Toronto Entertainment District

Known for Aquariums, Urban, Skyscrapers

If you're spending time in Toronto Entertainment District, you might enjoy attractions like CN Tower and Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. You might also enjoy the neighborhood's popular aquarium before hopping on the metro at St Andrew Station to see more of the city.

Yorkville
Yorkville featuring a city, heritage architecture and an administrative buidling

Yorkville

Known for Dining, Shopping, Friendly People

4.5/5(116 reviews)

Fine art and a gentle pace of life are waiting to be enjoyed among the long, leafy streets of one of Toronto’s most luxurious suburbs.

Top Hotels in Toronto

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
The Fairmont Royal York
The Fairmont Royal York
4 out of 5
100 Front St West, Toronto, ON
$148
per night
Oct 25 - Oct 26

This family-friendly Toronto hotel is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Scotiabank Arena, Hockey Hall of Fame, and Ripley's Aquarium ...

4.3/5Excellent! (10,664 reviews)

"location is excellent...close to all transit and centrally located downtown"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

The Fairmont Royal York
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
3.5 out of 5
33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON
$120
per night
Nov 15 - Nov 16

This family-friendly Toronto hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto Eaton Centre, and Toronto ...

3.8/5Good! (16,881 reviews)

"Good location to tourist places of interest. Very quiet for a large hotel."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2019

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
One King West Hotel & Residence
One King West Hotel & Residence
4 out of 5
1 King Street West, Toronto, ON
$116
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28

Located in Financial District, this romantic hotel is steps from The Path and PATH Underground Shopping Mall. Hockey Hall of Fame and Sony Centre for the Performing ...

4.4/5Excellent! (11,547 reviews)

"Enjoyed my stay At the one king west hotel and residence! Very clean and spacious room! Staff was lovely!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

One King West Hotel & Residence

Popular things to do in Toronto

CN Tower
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CN Tower

4.5/5(1,625 reviews)

Take the glass elevator to the lookout points on Toronto’s iconic landmark to enjoy views as far as Niagara Falls or have dinner in high style.

Canada's Wonderland
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Canada's Wonderland

4/5(251 reviews)

The highlight at this amusement park is the super-fast Leviathan ride, but there are 15 other roller coasters and more than 200 attractions to explore.

Rogers Centre
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Rogers Centre

4.5/5(623 reviews)

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.

Casa Loma
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Casa Loma

4.5/5(482 reviews)

This romantic hilltop mansion is a true Toronto landmark with a classic interior that you may recognize from several blockbuster movies.

Royal Ontario Museum
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Royal Ontario Museum

4.5/5(504 reviews)

Canada’s biggest dinosaur, Egyptian mummies and ice-age mammals make this museum one of Toronto’s most popular attractions for the whole family.

Toronto Zoo
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Toronto Zoo

4/5(273 reviews)

Visit the biggest animal park in Canada and see land and sea creatures from all over the world in the zoo’s seven geographic habitats.

Top activities in Toronto

Toronto Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Toronto Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

$36

Explore the best of Toronto on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 48 hour pass you can discover the key landmarks to your own schedule, including the CN Tower, Casa Loma, St Lawrence Market, Yonge-Dundas Square and much more! This tour also comes with a fabulous Harbour & Islands Cruise, allowing you to see the impressive skyline from the perspective of the water.

Toronto Hockey Hall of Fame Tickets
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Toronto Hockey Hall of Fame Tickets

$15

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.

Niagara Falls Tour with Lunch from Toronto
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Niagara Falls Tour with Lunch from Toronto

$95

Experience one of North America’s most spectacular sights with a day trip to Niagara Falls from Toronto. Feel the cool mist on your face and hear the roar of the water from the Canadian side of this epic waterfall, enjoy lunch with an iconic view, and sip wine at a local winery on this full-day bus tour.

Niagara Falls Day Tour with Lunch & Cruise from Toronto
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Niagara Falls Day Tour with Lunch & Cruise from Toronto

$132

Experience the power of Niagara Falls on this fun-filled day trip. Explore the massive whirlpools that form just below the falls, take a misty boat cruise that puts you face-to-face with these iconic cascades, and enjoy a buffet lunch followed up by a leisurely visit to one of the area's award-winning wineries.

Guided Tour of Niagara Falls & Niagara-on-the-Lake with Wine tasting
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Guided Tour of Niagara Falls & Niagara-on-the-Lake with Wine tasting

$98

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.

Ritz and Glamour Toronto - VIP Entertainment Tour
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Ritz and Glamour Toronto - VIP Entertainment Tour

$181

Visit: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park At Bloor St., Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6 Canada Pass-by the ROM and its incredible architecture. Duration: 5 minutes Visit: Hockey Hall of Fame, Brookfield Place - Concourse Level 30 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1X8 Canada Pass-by the HHOF.

Reviews of Toronto

4.5

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 19, 2019

Vibrant city, always lots to see. Easy to get around.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 19, 2019

I absolutely love Toronto, beautiful city with very nice people. Its one of my favorite places to visit.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 18, 2019

Toronto is like a mini-NYC. A lot of entertainment and dining options, amazing diversity, and liveliness, but without all the congestion. I will return

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 18, 2019

On the expensive side

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 18, 2019

We LOVED Toronto! We couldn't have asked for a better city to go to for our Honeymoon! My only regret is we should have stayed in a HOTEL. We would have gotten breakfast, but I get that's the downside of renting someone's condo.

1/5 - Terrible

Verified traveler

Oct 17, 2019

I won’t return while driving myself. It was very congested and confusing. Missed everything due to desire to escape crowds.

Read travel guides and advice on visiting Toronto

How to Spend a Weekend in Toronto
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How to Spend a Weekend in Toronto

If you’re wondering how to spend a weekend in Toronto, this guide covers the hot spots for dining, shopping, and cultural experiences.

Adventures in Toronto
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Adventures in Toronto

Seeking thrills in Eastern Canada's urban gem

Exploring Toronto’s neighborhoods
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Exploring Toronto’s neighborhoods

Toronto's neighborhoods for the first-timer

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