From the outside, Toronto may seem like just another cosmopolitan city. It has the skyscrapers, public transportation, and crowded streets of New York, after all. However, there is one major difference — Canada’s famous hospitality finds its way into all of the best places to go in Toronto.
To best see this impressively large city, head to an observation deck in CN Tower for a bird’s-eye view. On clear days, escape the city and ferry to the nearby Toronto Islands.
Catch a hockey game at the Air Canada Centre. The Toronto Maple Leafs are one of the original six members of the NHL.
Take the kids to the Casa Loma, a large, gorgeous castle, for a tour of the estate and free rein to explore the seasonal gardens.
Craving craft beer? Sample local brews at any bar in the Distillery District. Afterward, find poutine and other Canadian fare at the St. Lawrence Market.
The Hockey Hall of Fame is dedicated to the history of ice hockey, with halls of famous gear. The Royal Ontario Museum has exhibits on world culture and natural history.
For shoppers with sophisticated taste, visit Bloor-Yorkville. For something different, explore the boutiques at the Queen Street strip in the Art and Design District.