As North America’s fourth largest city, Toronto can’t be seen in one day. Plan a long stay and take the time to explore its big-town attractions and compelling old-world neighborhoods.
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Well-known landmarks that aren’t to be missed on a tour of Ontario include the CN Tower, the Western Hemisphere’s tallest freestanding structure. Must-see attractions also include the Royal Ontario Museum and the Bata Shoe Museum, which houses a collection of more than 10,000 pieces of footwear.
More attractions in Toronto:
- The array of retail options at Toronto Eaton Centre is dizzying, but true shopaholics won’t want to miss out on perusing as many of the 250 stores as they can.
- Enjoy some thrills with a roller coaster ride at Canada’s Wonderland, and see the world from a wilder perspective with a trip through the Toronto Zoo.
- Walk the streets of a Victorian-era industrial site that’s since become a hip neighborhood. The Distillery Historic District boasts revitalized buildings that make up the largest preserved collections of 19th-century industrial architecture in North America. This pedestrian-only neighborhood is home to independent shops, artists’ studios and coffee shops, as well as fine dining and casual eateries. Stay in Distillery for an entertaining evening at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, where companies from around Toronto take the stage.
- Get a hands-on agricultural education at Riverdale Farm, which represents a 19th-century Ontario farm. Here, guests can tour the pig and poultry barn, a Victorian-style farmhouse, a rare Pennsylvania bank barn and remnants of the Riverdale Zoo, which operated from 1894 to 1974.
- Toronto prides itself on aesthetics, and it has taken to disguising the city’s power transformers inside unassuming brick houses that aren’t actually homes. Make a game of spotting these unique buildings while you’re touring the city, and see how many you find.
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