Top Places To Visit While In Toronto

Published On November 18, 2013 | By Staff Writer | Canada, Travel Guides
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Toronto, Ontario is one of the most popular cities in the world that offers some of the finest world-class gastronomic experiences, 5 star luxury hotels, annual festivals, recreational activities and a melting pot of over 100 ethnic groups, cultures, traditions and friendly faces.

Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, Toronto is accessible by most cities in the United States and most major world cities can fly directly into the city’s busy airport hub. The city is located within the Eastern Time Zone which offers smooth communication across North America’s eastern seaboard.

The City of Toronto is best known for having some of the most attractive looking landmarks and fun-filled attractions in the world. When you are visiting this busy city, make sure you check out these top ‘must-see’ attractions.

Family-Friendly Fun at the Toronto Zoo

Don’t miss out on a visit to the Toronto Zoo where you can visit with over 5,000 animals all in one fun day! Situated on over 700 acres of lush land, the zoo has animals from across the globe, including Australian, the Americas and Africa. Many families choose to visit the zoo when they are in the city because it can offer a variety of family-friendly activities, educational experiences and fun for all. See lions, leopards, apes, tortoises, pandas, bears, bugs, lizards and a variety of other wildlife when you stop by!

CN Tower Stop By The CN Tower

Travel sky-high and up to approximately 2,000 feet when you visit the observation tower.  There are a variety of services at the CN Tower, everything from shops and dining to souvenir kiosks and unsurpassed views of the city. This attraction isn’t for those that are deathly afraid of heights; you have been warned. Back in the 1970’s, the CN Tower was known for being the tallest tower in the entire world!

A Visit to the Bell Lightbox Should Not Be Missed

As one of Toronto’s leading tourist venues, this attraction is home to three learning studios, a restaurant featuring tasty treats and scrumptious dishes, five spacious cinemas, a student centre, lounge area and more. The Bell Lightbox hosts some of the best gallery shows, as well as art and film festivals across the city.

Learn Something New At the Ontario Science Centre

Admire a variety of exhibits and famous works that are placed on display, enjoy interactive experiences and learn about physics, biology, geology, anatomy and more when you stop by this leading Toronto attraction. Attracting thousands of families each year, this is by far one of the most educational experiences kids (and adult kids!) can have when visiting the vibrant city of Toronto.

Centre Island for Genuine Family Fun

Visitors to the city can escape to car-free Centre Island, also referred to as Toronto Island these days, and jump on rides, play thrilling games, sail on fancy yachts, dine at waterfront restaurants, relax and play, play, play! Many families put this attraction on their “travel-to-do” list when visiting as it provide something for everyone, of any age, and is just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown core.

Whether you are going to invest in a rental car, explore the city on foot or travel on the many subway trains and buses available, you will be able to easily access any of these famous Toronto attractions throughout your stay.

Riley Gladstone is a travelholic. When she is not traveling the world, she’s writing about her travel adventures.  You can find more her stories on her travel blog,

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