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Elevate your imagination and your heart rate on an action-packed urban family adventure.

Take in the sights, sounds and thrills in and around Toronto, Canada’s largest city. Travel up the CN Tower, take in the view from the new, floor-to-ceiling Window Walls on the viewing deck and test your limits on EdgeWalk, a tour around the outside of the circumference of the tower roof.

Explore the mysteries of the ocean at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Be entertained by Young People’s Theatre, a long-standing theatre company producing shows and programs specifically for kids. Don’t miss new rides; Lumberjack and Flying Canoes, as well as the expanded splash and play zone at Canada’s Wonderland, a 330-acre amusement park.

Step back to a time of chivalry, rivalry and jousting at the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Experience the ultimate thrills on an indoor skydiving adventure at iFly. Marvel at creatures from around the globe, including Indo-Malaya, Africa, the Americas, Australasia, Eurasia, Canadian Domain and the Tundra Trek, at the Toronto Zoo. Sign up for the Zoo’s Serengeti Bush Camp adventure to share campfire tales and sleep in authentic African tents.

Save time and money on top attractions and activities with Toronto’s City PASS  and Attractions Ontario’s coupons. Summer in the city brings a busy schedule of vibrant, cultural festivals and events; check out what on during your visit.

Image location: Ripley's Aquarium, Toronto

Toronto skyline prominently featuring the CN Tower
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CN Tower
301 Front St. West,
Toronto, ON M5V 2T6
National icon, engineering wonder, the CN Tower is Toronto's "must-see". Rocket to the top in a thrilling 58 second ride aboard glass fronted and glass floor paneled elevators. Spectacular sights from four observation areas including panoramic views from the floor to ceiling window walls on the LookOut level, the world famous Glass Floor, Outdoor SkyTerrace and SkyPod, the highest. Experience... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (416) 868-6937
A shark in an aquarium surrounded by fishes
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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
288 Bremner Blvd.,
Toronto, ON M5V 3L9
Immerse yourself in a world of 16,000 aquatic animals and discover your own underwater adventure. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada features North America's longest underwater viewing tunnel with more than 5.7 million litres of water and over 100 interactive opportunities. Get up close and personal with four touch exhibits featuring horseshoe crabs, sharks, and rays as well as daily live dive shows... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (647) 351-3474
Toll Free: (877) 773-1497
A car with Wayne Gretzky's image is parked in front of the Wayne Gretzky restaurant and bar
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Wayne Gretzky's
99 Blue Jays Way,
Toronto, ON M5V 9G9
Playing host to Wayne's personal collection of memorabilia, Wayne Gretzky’s Toronto is in fact three places in one. The upscale dining room has a unique décor which highlights Wayne’s greatest moments, where our guests can enjoy great food and friendly service. The winning sports bar boasts 37 HDTV’s showing all sports, all the time. The fabulous Oasis Rooftop Patio is as individual as the... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (416) 979-7825
Cast on stage at the Young People's Theatre
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Young People's Theatre
165 Front Street East,
Toronto, ON M5A 3Z4
Young People's Theatre (YPT) is Canada’s pre-eminent theatre company for young people. YPT offers award-winning, professional theatre productions, educational programs for students and teachers, community participation, and a year-round Drama School. YPT endeavors not only to entertain, but also to provide young people and their families with opportunities for deep engagement through its plays ... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (416) 862-2222
An interior picture of the Old Spaghetti Factory's carousel horses, english phone booth and stained glass
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The Old Spaghetti Factory
54 Esplanade Street,
Toronto, ON M5E 1A6
Originally a blacksmith shop, built in 1898, this huge old warehouse was converted into a 600 seat restaurant in 1971, filled with a fabulous collection of antiques and truly unique artifacts and is now known as the famous "Old Spaghetti Factory". This unique restaurant is complete with high ceilings, skylights, antique elevator, streetcar, numerous interesting nooks and crannies, original... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (416) 864-9761
Chelsea Hotel
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Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West,
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4
Chelsea Hotel, Toronto boasts 1,590 guestrooms; most feature balconies offering stunning views of Toronto’s downtown core. Guests are within walking distance of the prime retail district, colourful local neighbourhoods and major tourist attractions. From comfortable Chelsea rooms to spacious Kitchenettes and Suites, Chelsea Hotel’s guestrooms are equipped with essential amenities including... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (416) 595-1975
Toll Free: (800) 243-5732
Leviathan Coaster
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Canada's Wonderland
1 Canada's Wonderland Drive,
Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6
Canada's Wonderland, Canada's premier amusement park, is situated in Vaughan, Ontario and is home to more than 200 attractions, including 17 rollercoasters, and Splash Works (20-acre waterpark). Featuring two family-friendly areas, kids will enjoy more than 25 rides and attractions, not to mention meet and greets with Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang. Live shows, special ... More Info
Open: May 3 to Oct 27
Phone: (905) 832-8131
Colorful Knights on horses
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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
10 Dufferin St. Exhibition Place,
Toronto, ON M6K 3C3
Medieval Times recreates an era when royalty gathered for tournaments and feasted while watching knights compete on horseback. Our dinner theater takes you and your guests out of today's world and back to 11 century Spain where they are treated as royalty. As our royal guests, you will dine on a four-course meal, served by serfs and wenches, while watching our two hour live show including... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (416) 260-1170
Toll Free: (888) 935-6878
Boy flying as his instructor looks at him
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iFLY Toronto - Whitby
75 Consumers Drive, Building I,,
Whitby, ON L1N 9S2
Defy the law of gravity! Come experience the thrill of free-fall (without jumping out of a plane!) Indoor skydiving is a safe and fun activity unlike any other and will have you wanting more. It is the perfect activity for families, and is accessible to children as young as four, people living with limited mobility and anyone who has ever dreamed of flying. We are also available for birthday... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (289) 224-4000
Pygmy Hippopotamus Penelope
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Toronto Zoo
2000 Meadowvale Rd,
Scarborough, ON M1B 5K7
With more than 5,000 animals in our care, representing 450 species, the Toronto Zoo is committed to fighting extinction and connecting people to wildlife. Explore award-winning indoor tropical pavilions, including the African Rainforest, home to our baby Western lowland gorilla Charlie and pygmy hippo calf Penelope. Plus, enjoy daily Keeper Talks, seasonal animal shows and children's areas... More Info
Open: Year Round
Phone: (416) 392-5929