Toronto Journals

Places To Visit In Toronto

Best of IgoUgo

A travel journal to Toronto by dkm1981

Quote: There is so much to see and do in Toronto that it is impossible to do it all, but here are some of the highlights.

CN Tower

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Attraction | "Up in the Clouds"

Quote:
The CN (Canadian National) Tower is without a doubt the star of Toronto's impressive skyline. It towers over some of the smaller yet still impressive buildings around it and makes it one of the most eye catching and unique skylines in the world. No visit to Toronto should pass without a trip up the CN Tower, that's for sure.Standing at over 533 metres the CN Tower has gained and lost various accolades. When it was built, it was the tallest tower in the world and the tallest free standing structure in the world. It lost both of those titles after thirty odd year when other buildings took over, however it is still the tallest free standing structure in the western hemisphere and is still unb...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 7, 2011

CN Tower
301 Front St West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2T6
(416) 868-6937

Casa Loma

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Attraction | "Casa in Canada"

Quote:
Casa Loma is a Gothic style house that was built as a residence in the early 1900s and was converted into a museum in 1937. It is just outside the city and offers an escape from city life with a bit of history thrown in.==Information==Opening times:Daily from 9.30am until 5pm with last entry at 4pm (it closes early on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)Admission Prices (all inclusive of tax):Adults -$20.55Seniors and Youths (14-17 years) - $14.63Children (4 - 13 years) - $11.32.Parking:Available at $3 per hour, up to a maximum charge of $9===My Opinion===To be honest I had mixed opinion...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on July 7, 2011

Casa Loma
1 Austin Terrace (at Spadina)
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1X8
(416) 923-1171

Toronto Hippo Tours

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Attraction | "Having a Hippo Time in Toronto!"

Quote:
Toronto Hippos Tours are a fun way to see the main sights of Toronto. I am not usually one for doing coach tours or hop on hop off type things but I couldn’t resist this one purely for the reason that the tour takes place on an amphibious ‘hippo’ – basically a 40 seater bus shaped like a hippo that can travel on both land and in the water.The prices can vary depending on the day and the season (for up to date prices, have a look on the website at www.torontohippotours.com), but the rough prices are $38 for an adult, $33 for youths (13 -17 years) and seniors and $25 for children (3 -12 years). If you book online in advance, you’ll get a ten percent discount on these prices. The tour itself ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 7, 2011

Toronto Hippo Tours
151 Front Street W
Toronto, Ontario
(416) 703-4476

Centreville Amusement Park

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Attraction | "Fun Centre"

Quote:
Centreville is an amusement park located in the 600 acres of Centre Island, just across the harbour from the city of Toronto and it makes for a fun filled day out for all of the family.The amusement park is open from the beginning of April until the end of September, but the opening and closing times vary depending on the month so it is best to check on their website before visiting (www.centreville.ca) for full details. You can get to the island using the ferries that travel across the small stretch of water very regularly (every fifteen minutes) and relatively cheaply ($6.50) during the summer months. This in itself is a reason to visit because the views back across the lake to the impre...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 7, 2011

Centreville Amusement Park
84 Advance Road Centre Island
Toronto, Ontario M8Z 2TZ
416 203 0405

Eaton Centre

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Attraction | "Shopper's Paradise"

Quote:
The Eaton Centre is impressive and big even by Toronto's standards - a city full of big and impressive buildings! It really is a shopper's paradise offering over 230 outlet selling everything you could imagine all in one place.The shopping centre is located on Yonge Street and takes up the entire block between Queen St at the north end and Dunds St at the south end. The main entrance is on Queen St, although there are other entrances all the way round the building. It it is open from 10am until 9pm every day except weekends when it is open from 9am until 7pm on Saturdays and from 11am until 6pm on Sundays, so there is plenty of opportunity to get your shopping fix!From the entr...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 7, 2011

Eaton Centre
220 Yonge Street Suite 110
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2H1
(416) 598-8560