Toronto Information

Toronto, the capitol of Ontario, is a wonderful place to visit. The largest city in Ontario, Toronto is located on the shores of Lake Ontario. Don't expect to be alone when visiting however, as Toronto is one of the top tourist destinations in the world.

When planning a trip, you can fly into Lester B Pearson International Airport or Toronto City Centre Airport. You can also reach Toronto by bus or train, and, of course, by driving. You can also visit the Toronto islands from downtown via ferry. Once you are in town, you can travel by streetcar and subway if you don't have your own vehicle. The Toronto transit system is clean and safe.

It will be a challenge to fit in all the stops you may want to make on a trip to Toronto. The Toronto Zoo is the largest zoo in the world, and is a home to over 5,000 animals. The Ontario Science Center has many fascinating displays as well as hands-on exhibits. The Royal Ontario Museum is an educational wonderland of natural history and world culture.

You wont want to miss the CN Tower, which, for years, was the tallest freestanding structure in the world. Consider having dinner at the CN Tower's revolving restaurant while taking in the view of the city far below. Perhaps one of the more unique spots to visit while in Toronto is the Bata Shoe Museum. This museum displays footware from all over the world.

Toronto is home to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Located in the historic Bank of Montreal building, the Hall of Fame includes displays detailing the history of Hockey as well as its Hall of Fame displays. If you are looking for some outdoor activties, consider walking through the Toronto Bontical Gardens or Edwards Gardens in the North York neighborhood. There are also free walking tours of the downtown Toronto area available.

You're sure to want to spend some time shopping while visiting Toronto. The PATH system is an underground walkway made up of 1,200 stores and services. It links to public transit and provides a comfortable way to shop and explore while being protected from the weather. When you're ready for some great food, visit the Distillery District. This area is closed to vehicle traffic, making it easy to walk from spot to spot, visiting the many restaurants and art galleries in the area. This section of town also hosts regular festivals.