Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, and it’s also the most popular tourist destination in the country. With over 25 million tourists circling through Toronto each year, there are countless attractions to keep all of its visitors busy. But who says the fun is just for the tourists? If you’re lucky enough to call Toronto home, you have an abundance of entertainment right at your fingertips.
Named one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World, the CN Tower was completed in 1976 and remains an iconic depiction of Toronto to this day. Guests have the option to ride to the top of the tower to what is known as the Indoor Observation Level and absorb breathtaking views from 447m in the sky. One floor above the Indoor Observation Level there is a revolving restaurant which completes a full 360-degree rotation every 90 seconds, providing breathtaking Views From the 6 in addition to a world-class dining experience.
Protected from the waves of Lake Ontario by the Toronto Islands, the Toronto Harbour is primarily a private boating dock. Once used for military purposes, the harbor now is a beautiful place for spectators to come and experience a vast waterfront filled with ships and busy water activity. With parks, beaches, and restaurants to keep visitors entertained, there is no shortage of fun to be had at the Toronto Harbour.
For the craft beer devotee in your group, the Mill St. Brewery Tour is a must see. Take a guided tour through the brewery and learn the history of the product and see how the beer is crafted by master brewers. ID required, 19+.
Any hockey fan knows that a must-see location in Toronto is the Hockey Hall of Fame. Whether you cheer for the local Toronto Maple Leafs or not, you are guaranteed to discover some of hockey’s most amazing historic moments. A hockey fan can easily spend hours touring around this iconic museum absorbing a wealth of hockey knowledge.
Located in Vaughan, Ontario, which is a mere 40km from downtown Toronto, is the beloved Canada’s Wonderland. For years this theme park has been expanding and entertaining hundreds of thousands of guests with roller coasters, special attractions, and children’s theme rides. The park now covers 330 acres and continues to be one of the most popular tourist locations in the country.
Toronto may be a tourist city, but that doesn’t mean that the locals can’t enjoy all there is to offer and become tourists for a day in their own home!