Toronto is one of the most diverse cities in the world, where 140 languages are spoken. A vibrant city abuzz with activity where half of the population are not Canadians by birth but a city where people live in harmony and a city that believes in diversity.
Get An Adrenaline Rush
Image Credit: tripadvisor.ie
The CN Tower is Toronto’s iconic structure and the name CN stands for Canadian National, the company which built the observation tower. It is a must for every tourist to see from inside, and once inside, go to the top floor, the SkyPod, at a thrilling 1465 feet it is the highest observation platforms in the world. It has a unique and spectacular view like no other. There is a LookOut level from where you can experience an eye opening views of Toronto with floor to ceiling glass. For the adventure junkies you can try the EdgeWalk which is a harnessed walk around the circumference of the building, it is the world’s highest full circle, hands free walk located around the top of the CN Tower’s main pod.
Watch An Outdoor Movie
Image Credit: torontolife.com
One of the favourite local pastimes, is watching an outdoor movie in Toronto, in the most scenic places. Throughout Summer, there are numerous free outdoor movies playing all over the city, one just needs to carry some blankets, some snacks and enjoy a movie once the sun goes down. Not be missed is the Sail In Cinema at Sugar Beach which has two sided screen set on top of a barge in Toronto Harbor so that you can watch either from the lake or the beach.
Go Kayaking Or Canoeing
Image Credit: tripadvisor.in
You can rent a kayak or a canoe and explore the city’s waterways from a different angle in the Humber River. During Spring and Summer, it is teeming with wildlife so if you are lucky, you might spot some animal or birds. There are guided tours of the local wildlife and ecosystems, where you can take a tour just in case you are not much into watersports.
Check Out The Distillery District
Image Credit: tripadvisor.ca
The pedestrian only, Distillery District, which once housed a large whiskey distillery, is now a historic area with Victorian architecture, small cafes, bars, boutiques, coffee houses and restaurants. Art lovers come here for the galleries, dance, music, outdoor sculptors and stage performances at the area’s several theatres. This bustling area is a very lively place where you can sit for hours.
Check Out The Food
Image Credit: narcity.com
Each neighborhood has its own culinary twists and the only way to find out is to try out the various food available there. You can either try out on your own, or go on food tours which are aplenty in this city. There are so many different cuisines to choose from.
Have you been to Toronto? If yes then what are your favorite places? Do write and let us know, and if you haven’t, then it’s time to pack your bags and head to Toronto!