Get your adrenaline rushing and your pulse racing as you twist and dive on a thrilling roller coast ride. See exotic creatures at one of Ontario's fantastic zoos and aquariums. Get hands-on at museums and science centres that make learning fun.
Toronto offers a treasure trove of attractions! The CN Tower is a "must do" for kids of all ages. Adrenaline junkies will definitely want to try EdgeWalk - the world's highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft (1.5 m) wide ledge encircling the top of the CN Tower's main pod, 116 storeys above the ground! Visitors walk in groups of six, while attached to an overhead safety rail via a trolley and harness system. Trained EdgeWalk guides encourage participants to push their personal limits, allowing them to lean back over Toronto with nothing but air and breathtaking views of Lake Ontario beneath them. Next door, the brand new Ripley's Aquarium features 13,500 exotic sea creatures and North America's longest underwater viewing tunnel. Test your skills at one of Canada's favourite sports at the Hockey Hall of Fame. Have hands-on fun at the Ontario Science Centre.
Travel right to the edge of the Fall's crashing waters on the Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat tour. Journey Behind the Falls for a view from the platform at Table Rock, then learn about the formation of the Falls at Niagara's Fury. Take in the whole sweeping vista from atop the Skylon Tower or onboard a 9 minute Niagara Helicopters tour. Wander alongside the falls on the White Water Walk or Journey Behind the Falls. Experience the mighty power of the Falls with 12,000 watts of power on a 6-storey screen at the IMAX Theatre. Have some laughs on Clifton Hill, where entertaining attractions include a giant ferris wheel, wax museum, haunted house and mini golf course.
In Ottawa, spend a day or two museum-hopping. Do not miss the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum – both considered cultural and architectural wonders. There's also the Canadian Museum of Nature, plus the Canada Aviation & Space Museum, Canada Science and Technology Museum, Royal Canadian Mint and many others. Indulge your passion for the arts at the National Gallery of Canada. Admire beautiful antiques at Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General of Canada.
Celebrate Ontario's rich and colourful past. Enter the wooden gates of Fort Henry in historic Kingston and transform into a time traveller, witnessing military life in the early 1800s. Visit Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg, where Ontario's pioneer spirit lives on. From broommakers to blacksmiths, learn about the accomplishments of 19th century settlers as they carved out a new life in the wilderness. See how early settlers and Indigenous people lived alongside one another at Sainte-Marie-among-the-Hurons near Midland.