10 Best Things to do in Toronto

If you’re coming to Toronto, and you want to know what the real ‘Torontonians’ do, than read on and learn what you shouldn’t miss on a trip to Toronto city. Toronto is a very metropolitan world city, and has many levels of activities which are happening on an ongoing basis. There’s a lot going on basically. So figuring out what you should do while you’re here can be pretty daunting, but read on to learn the 10 best things to do in Toronto.

Ok, if you’re in Toronto, you’ll want to see the CN Tower. The CN Tower is Toronto’s number one tourist attraction. It is the tallest building in the world, and attracts millions of visitors a year. You can even eat lunch up at the 360 restaurant at the top of the tower, and get at the same time a grand view of the whole city. This might be the first thing you’ll want to do, and then go on from there.

Next, you can get a lot of excitement out of the great amusement parks and entertainment, and festivals in the city including the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) and Ontario Place.
Now when you’re walking down the street don’t forget to try a hot dog from a vendor. Yes, walking down the city streets of Toronto, perhaps waiting for a bus, or walking to a local you’ll definitely want to try one of the hot dogs from the street vendors!

Go to the Eaton’s centre, and then see all of the trendy shops in the downtown area. The Eaton’s centre is one of the largest malls in Ontario, and is the middle of the downtown area of Toronto. It has a lot to offer, and you could even get lost in this huge mall, so take a friend! The trendy shops in the downtown core, will never cease to amaze you with their variety.

At night, go bar hopping in downtown Toronto. There are so many hot spots that to name a few wouldn’t do this city justice. So just walk down on the main streets in the downtown area, and find out where everyone’s going, it’s always changing. But there’s always somewhere that’s attracting all the people, and there’s never a loss for bars and clubs in the downtown Toronto area.

Remember to see a sporting event or concert at the Skydome. Even just a tour of the Skydome, will be a memorable event. The Skydome itself is one of the first buildings of its kind to have a movable roof, and accommodate so many people at one time. It is just a masterpiece of architecture and engineering that you don’t want to miss.

If you are adventurous, get a tattoo or piercing. Some of the best tattoo artists and piercing locations are in the downtown Toronto area. So if you have the inclination to get a tattoo or piercing, you definitely have the opportunity here!

Now while you’re in Toronto, you will want to see some of the new and upcoming talent coming from the great city. Go to an Indie bar and see some new live entertainment, new talent coming out of the Toronto area, such as live bands, and stand up comedy.

Get a feel for all of the communities in the golden horseshoe. Streets in the downtown area are communities of cultures that have immigrated to Canada. There’s a ‘Little Italy’, a ‘Greek Street’ and a ‘Jewish District’ for example that you should definitely check out. See the community, visit the cultural stores, restaurants, and be immersed in the culture.

See all of the great cultural places like the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), and the Metropolitan Toronto Zoo.