The world's tallest completed freestanding structure on land has tours to the top with splendid views over the city and the adjoining lakes. You'll be standing on glass at the top and looking down from a height of over 1.100 feet but don't worry it's strong enough to support you and a few elephants! You can obtain more information on the CN Tower at www.cntower.ca
Casa Loma is a relatively new castle by world standards finished in 1914 and is located in the middle of Toronto. You can find out more at www.casaloma.org
The zoo is actually located outside Toronto in Scarborough and is a great day out for families with children. The zoo is one of the largest in the world and boasts animals from all corners of the globe.
Toronto's huge amusement park. Take break from the city and go for a enjoy over 50 of Canada's best known rides.
Kensington Market is located west of Spadina Avenue and is a true representation of Toronto's ethnic community. You'll find goods related to the arts and music, fashion, film and a variety of ethnic foods at the Kensington Market. Well worth a look.
An hour and a half out of the city and you are at the world famous Niagara Falls. Situated on the border with the United States, Niagara Falls is definitely more enjoyable on the Canadian side. You can walk under the falls for a price or wager some money at the Casino in town but the most notorious activity is to go for a ride on the Maid of the Mist. This boat will take you close to the falls so that you truly appreciate their size.
The town itself is dubbed the "honeymoon capital of the world". This may have been true a decade or two ago as the hotels and restaurants are now very dated and not entirely what you would expect for that special holiday.
Toronto Island Park
These islands in Lake Ontario offer a great way for visitors to escape from the city and enjoy a little bit of rest and relaxation. You can picnic, bicycle, play tennis, softball or volleyball or just sit back and people watch. You can catch a ferry to the island parks from the Toronto Ferry Docks and find out more information at www.toronto.ca/parks/island/
This park in the Eastern part of the town on Lake Ontario is huge and excellent for a walk along the boardwalk, picnic and to take the sun watching the locals play. There are tennis courts in summer, an ice rink in the winter and plenty of paths for roller-blading. The park is a great viewpoint for Lake Ontario. If you fancy a dip you may be disappointed as the water is not very clean and we certainly don't recommend you jump in.
The world's longest street. It is over 1.100 miles! Pick a part and walk for a few blocks and you will be treated to views of the modern skyscrapers and mirrored buildings filling Toronto. Look out for the brightly colored Moose erected on the street corners!
Now a museum, this building dates back to the beginning of the 1800's and is one of the oldest buildings in Toronto.
St Lawrence Market Hall
Visit this street market - your mouth will be watering for the likes of T-bone steaks and fresh terrines.
One of North America's largest Chinatowns, be sure to stop off here for some of North America's finest Chinese food.
You can spend the day here relaxing, catching some rays and enjoying the view over the lake. You can go for a boat ride or check out the antiques.