Toronto

  • Accommodation:
    • Bond Place Hotel
  • Transport:
    • The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) offers a network of subways, buses and streetcars
    • When using the TTC, a single fare will take you anywhere in the city on a single trip
    • You can freely transfer between subways, streetcars and buses, but you need to obtain a transfer when and where you pay your fare
    • On buses and streetcars, exact change is required
    • GO Transit is Ontario’s inter-regional bus and train service, linking Toronto with outlying areas of the Greater Toronto and beyond
    • GO Trains and buses depart from Toronto’s Union Station
    • PATH is Toronto’s downtown underground walkway consisting of shops and services. Follow the coloured ‘PATH’ signs to get to your downtown destination while protected from the outside weather
  • Things to see:
    • Toronto Islands
    • High Park
    • CN Tower
    • Casa Loma
    • Royal Ontario Museum
    • Lake Ontario
    • Toronto waterfront
    • Yorkville
    • Chinatown
    • Yonge-Dundas Square
    • Black Creek Pioneer Village
    • City Hall
    • The Beaches
    • Edwards Gardens
    • Hanlan’s Point Beach
    • Cabbagetown
    • Botanical Garden
    • Union station
  • Tips:
    • Take a trip to the Distillery District that once housed a large whiskey distillery. With cobbled streets and boutique restaurants and cafes, the area is a great place to relax and take in your surroundings
    • Kensington Market is a bohemian neighbourhood drawing artists and tourists alike to its indie shops, vintage boutiques and arts spaces
    • Scarborough Bluffs stretch for about 15 km along the Lake Ontario shore, from the Eastern Beaches of Toronto in the west, to East Point Park in the east
    • They feature spectacular views of the bluffs and Lake Ontario, trails, beaches and gardens
    • There is a Trackless Train that operates seasonally in High Park. It offers a 30-minute scenic ride that weaves through the park, picking up other passengers along the way
    • A ticket costs $4.50 per adult and $3.50 per child. Tickets can be purchased from the driver