Things to do in Toronto
A great way to start a day in Toronto is by having breakfast at the Fran’s Restaurant, which is known to be a restaurant the never sleeps as it is open 24 hours a day, every single day of the week. This restaurant has been open since the 1940s and has served millions of locals and tourists who visit the area. Their big breakfasts are something everyone can love!
Toronto’s Theatre District
Toronto’s theatre district is one of the world’s best. This theatre district has staged the world premiere of The Lord of the Rings musical and other Broadway shows. There are also lots of other historical theatres you can find in this district, such as The Princess of Wales Theatre and the Royal Alexandra Theatre.
Walk at the “PATH”
The Path is a 27 kilometer walk of shopping malls, food courts and atriums located underneath the streets of downtown Toronto. This underground complex links large shopping centers with subway stations and office clubs along the way. Beginning life in the 1900s, the Path has actually expanded to become the largest underground shopping network in the world. Starting at the CN tower, the Path proceeds up pass the Toronto Eaton Center and links various shops and services along the way.
Toronto’s Chinatown is one of the largest Chinatowns in North America. Toronto’s Chinatown has some great street stalls for shopping, and it is an awesome place to experience traditional cuisine from the Far East.
Toronto is home to many different museums exhibiting a wide range of topics. The largest and most diverse museum you can find within the city is the ROM, or the Royal Ontario Museum. The ROM is home to many different world cultures and natural history exhibits containing 6 million different items and 40 different galleries.
Visiting during winter? No need to worry!
In the winter, ice skating is popular both among the locals and the tourists. The Nathan Phillips Square, which is located just in front of Toronto’s city hall, is the busiest ice skating rink in the city and is open 24 hours a day from November until March.
Looking for a place for a drink? Bars along College Street are where it’s at!
The bars on College Street are known to have great music and have lots of awesome drinks and food to offer that are popular to the locals and tourists alike. Sneaky Dees is one of the popular bars you can find here which offers delectable Mexican dishes and affordable local beers. Down the road is the famous El Macombo which is truly a place to visit if you are all about great live music.
Go shopping at Eaton Center!
One of the most visited tourist attractions in Toronto is the Eaton Center, a large shopping mall which has two hundred and thirty different stores and restaurants. There’s a huge variety to match any budget, so you don’t even have to break the bank to enjoy some special shopping.
Are you a hockey fan? You’ll surely love it here.
Toronto is an ice hockey crazed city, and if you are here during a hockey game, you must see Toronto play. The Maple Leafs are the biggest team in Toronto, and they play at the Air Canada Centre. Make sure you book early so that you get a seat because tickets usually sell out fast, but if your visit is outside of hockey season, you should see the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre Stadium.
You should not miss the CN TOWER.
The CN tower is a popular landmark and the most visited attraction in the city of Toronto. You can be at the top of this structure and have a great view of the city. If you are looking for some adrenaline, you can try the EdgeWalk, which is truly nerve wrecking. You can also dine at the top of the building while having a romantic view of the city.
Truly, Toronto is a great place to visit and if you are already in the city and wanting to stay longer, that is not a problem at all. Tourists often extend their stay in the city as there are indeed lots of things to see and experience. Extended stays in Toronto does not have to be expensive all the time; there are lots of affordable accommodations around the city which can house you for your extended stay.