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Best things to do in Toronto

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“Busy shopping mall with tons of options...it’s right by the Yonge-Dundas square and it’s a pretty lively spot”
824local recommendations
Art Gallery
“The Art Gallery of Ontario is an art museum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its collection includes close to 95,000 works spanning the first century to the present day. The gallery has 45,000 square metres of physical space, making it one of the largest galleries in North America.”
783local recommendations
Aquarium
“This is Toronto's newest attraction. I really enjoyed it. Best to go very early or late in the day as it is busy!”
604local recommendations
Museum
$$$
“Always something new to check out at ROM! Plus there's Friday night live music (ticket required). ”
726local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“We recommend going to the revolving restaurant for lunch to take in the views over Toronto while you eat.”
496local recommendations
Farmers Market
$$
“Great Place to buy Canadian themed souvenirs, and great food. Closed Sunday and Monday”
650local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“Standing over half a kilometre high, the CN Tower is a signature icon of Toronto's skyline and a symbol of Canada. ”
588local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“Kensington Market is a walkable bohemian neighbourhood that draws artists and tourists to its indie shops, vintage boutiques and arts spaces. The Market is also home to a wide array of specialty grocers, bakeries and cheese shops. Hipsters frequent trendy bars, cafes and international restaurants that range from casual to fine dining. Students and families populate Victorian houses along tree-lined streets.”
814local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“The Distillery District is a MUST! Very charming neighbourhood with pedestrian streets and historical victorian and industrial buildings. Very European and home to many good restaurants. To name just a few : El Catrin for mexican food / Mill Street brewing for their local beer / Balzac's Coffee for the coffee (and the decor) / Pure Spirits Oyster House for oysters and seafood (but a bit more expensive than the previous options) / Arvo Coffee for either a little coffee or a beer / glass of wine for little 5 @ 7! If you don't go to this neighbourhood while in Toronto, you miss something.”
735local recommendations
Baseball Stadium
“Go there to watch a Jays game or for another live event. The Rogers Center is only a 10 minute walk away. Also, it's really called the Skydome.”
562local recommendations
Park
“Beautiful and very large park only a 15 min walk away. Pay-what-you-can live Shakespeare productions running in the summer evenings.”
497local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“This Shopping Centre features luxury brands and products such as Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Pravda, Gucci and many more. ”
193local recommendations
Park
“A must-visit location whether with a family or solo – stunning views as well!”
437local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“Toronto's castle was built by Sir Henry Pellett, who ran out of money before it was finished. ”
312local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“Energetic Chinatown hosts a variety of Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and Japanese restaurants that range from dim sum and pho to modern fusion. The animated Asian open-air markets and shops along Spadina Avenue offer fresh fruits and vegetables, along with herbal medicine, souvenirs and Chinese New Year celebrations”
288local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“Trinity Bellwoods Park is a public park located in the west end of Toronto. It is located near trendy Queen West Area where all the trendy hip restaurants are. Check their website for activities happening during your stay. ”
293local recommendations