Canada's National Tower (CN Tower)
Defining the Toronto skyline, the CN Tower is Canada's most recognizable and celebrated icon. At a height of 553.33m (1,815 ft., 5 inches), it is an important telecommunications hub, and the centre of tourism in Toronto. Approximately 2 million people visit the CN Tower each year, to take the breathtaking view and enjoy all the attractions it has to offer.
Rogers Centre (formerly SkyDome) was the world's first multi-purpose retractable domed stadium. Crouched beside the soaring CN Tower, its round silhouette forms an unmistakable part of the Toronto skyline. Placed few miles from Union Station in downtown Toronto, Rogers Centre is home to the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team and the CFL's Toronto Argonauts.
Air Canada Centre (ACC)
Toronto's Air Canada Centre is a state-of-the-art sports and entertainment facility. The ACC, as it is commonly known, is the home to the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs, the NBA's Toronto Raptors and the Toronto Rock of the National Lacrosse League. In addition to housing professional sports teams, the ACC hosts some of the greatest events that happen in the city, including major concerts and shows. It is placed in the centre of downtown Toronto, just seconds from Union Station.
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
Formed in 1900 by a group of private citizens, the Art Gallery of Ontario is now one of the ten biggest art museums in North America. The AGO currently has more than 40,000 works in its collection, documenting over 2100 years of human creativity. It also houses major traveling exhibits from all around the world.
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
The ROM contains Canada's Biggest museum collections with more than five million objects. The collections grow by approximately 67,000 items every year, reflecting the Museum's diverse interests. The collections are extraordinary in their scientific value, territorial and disciplinary range. A major expansion and renovation of the ROM dramatically transformed the museum into an architectural marvel in the centre of the city.
Toronto has a diverse and lively performing arts scene, with some 75 productions on stage every month. There is realy something for every taste glittering Broadway musicals, mid-size dramas, stand-up and sketch comedy, opera, dance, symphonies and festivals to satisfy even the most devoted theatre-goer. Toronto is the third-largest theatre centre in the English-speaking world, after London and New York City.
The Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo is one of biggest zoos in the world, placed over 287 hectares (710 acres). The zoo has more than 5,000 animals, representing more than 500 different species. In addition to lot of children's exhibits and activities, there are more of 10 km of walking trails for visitors to navigate through.
Canada's Wonderland is Canada's premier theme park. It features over 200 attractions, including 69 rides, exciting live events, a 20-acre water park and North America's biggest variety of coasters. Placed off Highway 400 north of Toronto, it offers lot of options for thrill-seekers and families alike.
Centreville Amusement Park
Centreville Amusement Park is placed on the islands that jut out into Lake Ontario just south of Toronto's city centre. Ferries from the mainland shuttle visitors across Toronto Harbour to the islands every 15 minutes. Stroll around and admire the view from over 600 acres of parkland, or take advantage of over 30 rides and attractions and a variety of food outlets.
Ontario Science Centre
The Ontario Science Centre pioneered the concept of interactive science museums, and has attracted 40 million visitors since opening on September 26, 1969. A favourite of students of all ages, it has displayed a wide variety of fascinating exhibits covering all branches of science as well as explorations of behavior, technology and the universe. The Centre is a leading developer of interactive exhibitions for science centres around the world. A $47 million renovation and expansion was completed in 2007.
Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)
The CNE is the biggest annual fair in Canada and one of the most cherished Toronto traditions since 1879. Every summer during the second half of August it takes place by the shores of Lake Ontario just west of the downtown core. Always a favourite family activity, it features all kinds of games, rides, shows, special events, demonstrations, performances, food and shopping.
Historic Fort York was the location of the Battle of York during the War of 1812. It is very well-preserved and now offers a fascinating re-creation of what a soldier’s life would have been like 200 years ago. It is designated as a National Historical site, and offers tours and full-costume demonstrations that take visitors back to a time when Toronto was in its infancy.
LegoLand Discover Centre
The LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre is a world of entertainment, colour and creativity for families with children age 3-10. Offering a wealth of attractions, two rides, 4D cinema and more. Typical visit takes 2-3 hours.
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is an extraordinary destination for people of Toronto and visitors to our great city in the heart of downtown Toronto, next to the CN Tower. The Aquarium is a 12,500 square metre (135,000 square foot) awe-inspiring attraction with more than 5.7 million litres (1.5 million gallons) of water depicting marine and freshwater habitats from around the world.