Anyone who has traveled through the province ofOntario knows that it is big…really big. And with thatsize comes a multitude of places to go and things to do.Here’s a quick guide featuring some of the key places tovisit when traveling through Ontario.
Niagara FallsNiagara Falls is truly one of the wonders of the naturalworld, and people come from all around the world totake in the majesty. At the actual Falls, you can juststand and stare in amazement, or experienceattractions such as:• Maid of the Mist• Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours• Journey Behind the FallsAnd there is more….
Niagara cont…Aside from the Falls, the Niagara region also offersattractions such as:• World-class vineyards• Historic Clifton Hill• Casino Niagara• Fort Erie race track• Great Wolf Lodge• MarinelandBe sure to mention these when booking trips throughyour travel agency.
Greater Toronto AreaThe United Nations has called Toronto the world’s mostmulticultural city, and the Greater Toronto Area or“GTA” is a must-stop on your travels through theprovince.Toronto is home to more than 5,000 restaurants, theToronto International Film Festival, and an excitingblend of culture, energy,urban areas and green spaces.The GTA also boasts some must-see attractions thatwill take any trip to the next level. Your travel agencywill have a full list, but here are some of the biggest.
CN TowerThe CN Tower is one of the tallest in the entire world,and the one structure that instantly identifies the cityskyline.The tower stands 1815.4 feet tall and features:• 360° revolving restaurant• Edgewalk - outdoor walk around the roof of the tower• Breathtaking views of the entire city and Lake Ontario
Professional SportsIf you love sports, Toronto has several professionalteams, including:•Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team•Toronto Blue Jays baseball team•Toronto Raptors basketball team•Toronto Argonauts football teamCheck for ticket availability before you visit your travelagency, so you won’t miss any action.
Ontario Science CentreThe Ontario Science Centre is located in Toronto andfeatures scores of interactive experiences that bothchildren and adults love.The Science Centre is both an educational and awe-inspiring attraction, with exhibitions, experiences andfilms that pique curiosity and get you thinking.
Toronto ZooThe Toronto Zoo is a world-class facility that boastsfeatures such as:• More than 5,000 animals from all over the world• Over 10km of walking trails• 710 acres of total space• Interactive children’s exhibits• Two-acre water play area• Seven gift shops• Natural animal environments
Royal Ontario MuseumKnown as the ‘ROM’ the Royal Ontario Museum is aToronto attraction that is among the world’s best fornatural history and world culture.The ROM features exhibits from around the world andthroughout different points of history, and routinelydisplays timeless collections as they make their wayaround the globe for the public to see.
Canada’s WonderlandFor sheer excitement and amusement park fun, youmust visit Canada’s Wonderland, located less than anhour north of Toronto.The park features:• Almost 70 rides• 20-acre water park• KidZville children’s area• 16 roller coasters, including Canada’s fastest & tallest• Dinosaurs Alive, interactive dinosaur park
MuskokaA couple hours north of Toronto is the Muskoka region.Muskoka is situated in the middle of countlessfreshwater lakes, lush forests and Canadian Shieldcliffs, and is great for:• Fishing• Boating• Water skiing• Hiking• Snowmobiling• Hiking and exploring
Algonquin ParkAlgonquin Park is an iconic park that is home to wolves,bears, fish and many other wildlife species. The park isdotted with freshwater lakes and is ideal for fishing.Some of the Algonquin Park features include:• 2,000 km of canoe routes• Almost 2,000 camp sites• Hiking, backpacking, dog sledding• World-class trout fishing• Hunting (under certain circumstances)• Swimming
Northern OntarioIf Muskoka and Algonquin Park are a paradise for nature lovers, then Ontario’s north is pure heaven. The Northeastern, Northwestern,and central portions of Northern Ontario offer unparalleled experiences for anyone who want s a true, nature experience.The Canadian Shield, ancient Boreal forests, northernGreat Lakes and untouched wilderness make NorthernOntario an unforgettable stop on your Ontarioadventure.
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