TRAVEL IN TORONTO
With history, culture and fun coming out of its ears, walk, eat and party your way through incredible Toronto. With so much to see, you’ll never be stuck for what to do in Toronto.
As one of Canada’s biggest cities, Toronto has played a huge role in the country’s political, economic and cultural history. Get a crash-course in all things Canada at the Royal Ontario Museum, before getting stuck into the real learning by exploring its historical sites.
Head up to Fort York, overlooking the Toronto harbour below, to understand how this military fort once protected the city against the US forces in 1813. Next, visit one of the oldest buildings in the city, the St. Lawrence Markets. What was once the Toronto City Hall is now an incredible marketplace, offering a smorgasbord of tasty local treats. Get your hands on a peameal bacon sandwich from Carousel Bakery and a Portuguese tart from Churrasco of St. Clair.
Deep dive into Toronto’s sporting culture at the Hockey Hall of Fame. Here, you’ll learn all about Canada’s favourite pastime with its variety of historic memorabilia. Try to secure a seat at a Maple Leafs game to ensure you leave the city as a full-blown hockey fan. Party it up with locals at one of the city’s music festivals. Spot Drake at the annual summer OVO Fest, or shake it to the sound of Caribbean drums at Caribana in August.
Lick your fingers clean after ducking into Taste of Toronto, where you’ll find a showcase of the city’s best restaurants and their most famous dishes. If you’re still hungry for more, get your hands on poutine, a Canadian staple, at the well-renowned Poutini’s.
With so much to see, do and taste, lap up the best of Canadian culture in Toronto.