Fun Places to Visit in Toronto this Summer

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Visiting fascinating places or must-see sites that brim with prodigious things in Canada’s largest city? Without a doubt there is no deficiency of monumental destinations to see. We can’t spurn the renowned CN Tower, vacation spots, tourist attractions, enchanting museums, and the plethora of cultural and entertainment scenery. The endless list of top places to check out are filled with a slew of indoor and outdoor locations. Toronto’s dynamic lifestyle is top-flight. It’s obvious why tourists, similarly movie producers have grown to favour its uncommon district.

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Casa Loma – Photo by Joel Levy

For more insights about Toronto’s affluent heritage, review our list of finest attractions.

The Art Gallery of Ontario

Known as one of the largest art museums in North America, AGO houses more than 120,000 works of art ranges from vanguard contemporary art to diverse masterpieces by Indigenous and Canadian artists. Located at 317 Dundas Street West, AGO presents all-around exhibitions and programs by global artists. The cultural centre of Canada offers an unforgettable experience for guests and tourists. You will get to see focused collections in Gothic boxwood miniatures and Western and Central African art.

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Are you a lover of aquarium sightings? A visit to Ripley’s Aquarium will captivate your curiosity in learning about aquatic animals and unearthing your underwater adventure. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada boasts more than 5.7 million litres of water. It is no surprise that it is home to the longest underwater viewing tunnel in North America. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, 288 Bremner Boulevard, this magnificent attraction consists of delicately curated galleries showcasing a wide variety of saltwater and freshwater environments. Not leaving out the events at the Aquarium, visitors can enjoy yoga sessions, jazz nights, engage in a scavenger hunt, and spend a mirthful night with sharks. How about that!

Kensington Market

Also, located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Kensington Market hums the sound of vibrancy and diversity in its cultural setup.  Very much an influential shopping and foodie hangout, the tourist haven meets all needs. From its freshly produced foods, big-name restaurants, entertainment spots, cafes, bars, selective fashion outlets and other esteemed items from around the world, the Market is undeniably worth exploring.

Woodbine Beach

Located at 1675 Lake Shore Boulevard East, this well-known 15.2-hectare park is one of the city’s many beaches that expands along the Lake Ontario shoreline. An enormous sandy waterfront, Woodbine Beach is famous for sunbathing, swimming, barbecuing with loved ones, beach sports, and likewise its sweep of sand, neighborly lifeguards, and a bathing station. This is one summer fun you don’t want to be oblivious to.

CN Tower

Let’s call this Toronto’s heartbeat! Noted as the Canadian National Tower, once rated as the Wonders of the Modern World, the Tower is one of Canada’s most lionized architectural pride. The CN Tower has gained momentum as an internationally illustrious destination with distinct observation decks. The revolving 360 Restaurant serves deluxe dishes, and the much-publicized glass floor is something to bowl over.

Distillery District

Located at 55 Mill Street, the Distillery District is a widely known destination for its major-league boutiques, one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, breweries, and exceptional international cuisines.  If you like rich beer, historical objet d’art, tremendous photo scene, then this is one place you want to visit or tour.

Royal Ontario Museum

Located at 100 Queens Park, the 21st century museum displays wide-ranging art pieces. Founded in 1914, the Museum is Canada’s largest and most encyclopedic museum that lodges sterling collection of 13 million artworks, natural history and cultural exhibitions. It’s time to reserve your spot and marvel in museum delight.

Casa Loma

Castle mania! A dreamy tourist attraction and hospitality venue, Casa Loma is enriched with prized exhibitions and permanent installations. First built in 1914 by a wealthy financier Sir Henry Pellatt, about 650,000 visitors tour the castle and the estate gardens each year. The eclectic architecture is also a pinnacle locale for film, television, and photo shoots.

Rogers Centre

Are you an ardent fan of baseball? Or a sport enthusiast? Rogers Centre is a prominent center, and the only sports and entertainment venue of its magnitude in Canada. Did you know that the Toronto Blue Jays 1993 World Series Title was won on territory at Rogers Centre? Yes, you guessed right! The Blue Jays play at the Rogers Centre. Not only that, it has hosted large events tied to music, sport, trade and community affairs. At an affordable price you can enjoy a fan-favourite spot with friends and family.

High Park

Another Toronto joy is High Park. Recognized as Toronto’s largest public park, one can go on hiking trips, relish in the diverse vegetation, and lakefront. Offering a playground for children, eateries, and picnic areas, you can also enjoy the adventure park to the fullest contentment.

Now buckle up! Get some friends or loved ones and visit these great attractions in Toronto.

 

 

 

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