Best activities in Toronto

Check out the top activities in Toronto, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Harbourfront Centre
1. Harbourfront Centre
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213 local reviews
235 Queens Quay W, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 416-973-4000
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Lana/Chris
Go to the lake!! We have an enormous lake here, go suntanning in summer and go skating in winter (not on the…
Kevin
There are always free activities and festivals going on here. There are also lots of places to walk near the…
Aniquah And Murtasim
Go suntanning in summer and go skating in winter (not on the actual lake, there's a rink) You can rent skates…
1. Harbourfront Centre
1. Harbourfront Centre
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213 local reviews
235 Queens Quay W, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 416-973-4000
Lana/Chris
Lana/Chris
Go to the lake!! We have an enormous lake here, go suntanning in summer and go skating in winter (not on the actual lake, there's a rink)…
Kevin
Kevin
There are always free activities and festivals going on here. There are also lots of places to walk near the water, from there, as far as…
Aniquah And Murtasim
Aniquah And Murtasim
Go suntanning in summer and go skating in winter (not on the actual lake, there's a rink) You can rent skates. Or take a boat tour around…
2. Toronto Zoo
2. Toronto Zoo
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55 local reviews
Toronto Zoo, Scarborough
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Brad
The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier zoo known for its interactive education and conservation activities. As a…
Kathy
The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier zoo known for its interactive education and conservation activities.
Bryan
The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier zoo known for its interactive education and conservation activities.
2. Toronto Zoo
2. Toronto Zoo
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55 local reviews
Toronto Zoo, Scarborough
Brad
Brad
The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier zoo known for its interactive education and conservation activities. As a unique wildlife experience,…
Kathy
Kathy
The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier zoo known for its interactive education and conservation activities.
Bryan
Bryan
The Toronto Zoo is Canada's premier zoo known for its interactive education and conservation activities.
3. Toronto Islands
3. Toronto Islands
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457 local reviews
Toronto Islands, Toronto
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Tania
Take a ferry ride from Queens Quay Terminal for an enjoyable family outing to the Toronto islands. Take long…
Emma
The ferry trip from Queen's Quay Terminal to the Toronto Islands, about a kilometer offshore, is the prelude…
Leslie
The Toronto Island is a wonderful day trip for a group or family with lots of beaches, trails, frolf courses…
3. Toronto Islands
3. Toronto Islands
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457 local reviews
Toronto Islands, Toronto
Tania
Tania
Take a ferry ride from Queens Quay Terminal for an enjoyable family outing to the Toronto islands. Take long strolls on the island as well…
Emma
Emma
The ferry trip from Queen's Quay Terminal to the Toronto Islands, about a kilometer offshore, is the prelude to a thoroughly enjoyable…
Leslie
Leslie
The Toronto Island is a wonderful day trip for a group or family with lots of beaches, trails, frolf courses and activities. Either a 30…
4. Ontario Science Centre
4. Ontario Science Centre
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156 local reviews
770 Don Mills Rd, North York
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 416-696-1000
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Suzanne
One of Canada’s most visited cultural attractions, the Ontario Science Centre offers hundreds of interactive…
Mary
The Science Centre is incredible, with a lot of interactive activities for kids, and adults, as well as having…
Michael&Kiki
Families and curious people check out the science centre, its kind of far, but its really interesting, there…
4. Ontario Science Centre
4. Ontario Science Centre
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156 local reviews
770 Don Mills Rd, North York
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 416-696-1000
Suzanne
Suzanne
One of Canada’s most visited cultural attractions, the Ontario Science Centre offers hundreds of interactive exhibits and science…
Mary
Mary
The Science Centre is incredible, with a lot of interactive activities for kids, and adults, as well as having astonishingly beautiful films…
Michael&Kiki
Michael&Kiki
Families and curious people check out the science centre, its kind of far, but its really interesting, there is a ton of hands on activities…
5. Chinatown
5. Chinatown
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364 local reviews
Chinatown, Old Toronto
NeighborhoodPolitical
Sogol
Visiting Toronto’s Chinatown can be an exciting experience for anyone. There are a number of shops,…
Elena&
Visiting Toronto’s Chinatown can be an exciting experience for anyone. There are a number of shops,…
Kevin
There are a number of shops, restaurants, activities, historic monuments, and even spas to check out when you…
5. Chinatown
5. Chinatown
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364 local reviews
Chinatown, Old Toronto
Sogol
Sogol
Visiting Toronto’s Chinatown can be an exciting experience for anyone. There are a number of shops, restaurants, activities, historic…
Elena&
Elena&
Visiting Toronto’s Chinatown can be an exciting experience for anyone. There are a number of shops, restaurants, activities, historic…
Kevin
Kevin
There are a number of shops, restaurants, activities, historic monuments, and even spas to check out when you visit Chinatown. You will be…
6. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
6. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
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807 local reviews
288 Bremner Blvd, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 647-351-3474
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Margaret
Still my kids favourite activity. They never get tired of visiting. Plan your visits strategically. Lineups…
Katie & Philippe
Ripley's is a fun activity for kids and adults alike. Highlights include a native species exhibit and a…
Kasha
The aquarium is a great rainy day activity. The moving sidewalk that takes you under shark tanks is…
6. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
6. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
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807 local reviews
288 Bremner Blvd, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 647-351-3474
Margaret
Margaret
Still my kids favourite activity. They never get tired of visiting. Plan your visits strategically. Lineups can be super long. Worth the…
Katie & Philippe
Katie & Philippe
Ripley's is a fun activity for kids and adults alike. Highlights include a native species exhibit and a crawl-through shark tank.
Kasha
Kasha
The aquarium is a great rainy day activity. The moving sidewalk that takes you under shark tanks is breathtaking.
7. Evergreen Brick Works
7. Evergreen Brick Works
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151 local reviews
550 Bayview Ave, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 416-596-1495
Point of interestEstablishment
Ev
Evergreen Brick Works is an abandoned brick factory turned community hub. It’s a place where the world can…
Adam & Julie
Evergreen Brick Works is a restored ecological site that was Toronto's largest brick quarry in the 1800s. Now…
Isa
Brick factory rehabilitated into a Park where you can find a market, nice gardens, a restaurant, an adventure…
7. Evergreen Brick Works
7. Evergreen Brick Works
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151 local reviews
550 Bayview Ave, Old Toronto
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 416-596-1495
Ev
Ev
Evergreen Brick Works is an abandoned brick factory turned community hub. It’s a place where the world can experience sustainable practices…
Adam & Julie
Adam & Julie
Evergreen Brick Works is a restored ecological site that was Toronto's largest brick quarry in the 1800s. Now you can tour refurbished…
Isa
Isa
Brick factory rehabilitated into a Park where you can find a market, nice gardens, a restaurant, an adventure playground for the kids. Lots…
8. Central Waterfront
8. Central Waterfront
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38 local reviews
Central Waterfront, Old Toronto
NeighborhoodPolitical
Maria
Beautiful to walk,many Restaurants and Coffee shops, lot's of activity specifically in summer time. Free open…
Kim
In the summer, the waterfront hosts several festivals with great food and activities. Great views. Still great…
Alina
Walk by the lake, enjoy the many activities and performances, especially in the summer months
8. Central Waterfront
8. Central Waterfront
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38 local reviews
Central Waterfront, Old Toronto
Maria
Maria
Beautiful to walk,many Restaurants and Coffee shops, lot's of activity specifically in summer time. Free open air concerts.
Kim
Kim
In the summer, the waterfront hosts several festivals with great food and activities. Great views. Still great year round!
Alina
Alina
Walk by the lake, enjoy the many activities and performances, especially in the summer months
9. Harbourfront Centre
9. Harbourfront Centre
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45 local reviews
235 Queens Quay W, Toronto
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Rouffia
Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront,is an innovative not-for-profit cultural organization that…
Ahmad
Rent a canoe, kayak, or speedboat! The home of all waterfront and summertime activities. A must see as there…
David
A great walking area along Toronto's Harbourfront. See ships, access to Toronto Island Ferries, shopping,…
9. Harbourfront Centre
9. Harbourfront Centre
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45 local reviews
235 Queens Quay W, Toronto
Rouffia
Rouffia
Harbourfront Centre, on Toronto's waterfront,is an innovative not-for-profit cultural organization that creates events and activities of…
Ahmad
Ahmad
Rent a canoe, kayak, or speedboat! The home of all waterfront and summertime activities. A must see as there is always a lot happening here.
David
David
A great walking area along Toronto's Harbourfront. See ships, access to Toronto Island Ferries, shopping, activities and many restaurants.
10. Yonge-Dundas Square
10. Yonge-Dundas Square
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174 local reviews
1 Dundas St E, Old Toronto
+1 416-979-9960
Point of interestEstablishment
Alex & Peter
This is where all the hustle and bustle of Toronto is happening. Street and stage performance. Shops, cafes…
Adam
A unique focal point of the downtown Toronto community. The Square is designated for use as a public open…
M&G
A bustling public open space downtown, hosting various activities, festivals, concerts, and more. It's also…
10. Yonge-Dundas Square
10. Yonge-Dundas Square
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174 local reviews
1 Dundas St E, Old Toronto
+1 416-979-9960
Alex & Peter
Alex & Peter
This is where all the hustle and bustle of Toronto is happening. Street and stage performance. Shops, cafes and other activities happening…
Adam
Adam
A unique focal point of the downtown Toronto community. The Square is designated for use as a public open space and as an event venue where…
M&G
M&G
A bustling public open space downtown, hosting various activities, festivals, concerts, and more. It's also next to the Eaton Centre so you…
11. Trinity Bellwoods Park
11. Trinity Bellwoods Park
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458 local reviews
790 Queen St W, Old Toronto
+1 416-338-4386
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Jerry
Trinity Bellwoods Park is a public park located in the west end of Toronto and is a bustling place in the…
Javier
Good spot to contemplate views from Toronto skyline while spending some time in nature. Different recreational…
Lee
Tennis, baseball, a kid's playground, and more. This park is one of the most activity friendly in Toronto.
11. Trinity Bellwoods Park
11. Trinity Bellwoods Park
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458 local reviews
790 Queen St W, Old Toronto
+1 416-338-4386
Jerry
Jerry
Trinity Bellwoods Park is a public park located in the west end of Toronto and is a bustling place in the summer with lots of outdoor…
Javier
Javier
Good spot to contemplate views from Toronto skyline while spending some time in nature. Different recreational activities and coffees/bars/r…
Lee
Lee
Tennis, baseball, a kid's playground, and more. This park is one of the most activity friendly in Toronto.
12. The Distillery District
12. The Distillery District
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801 local reviews
The Distillery District, Old Toronto
NeighborhoodPolitical
Sunita And Fil
Year round activities, Steamwhistle microbrewery, chocolatier (Soma), art studios, shops. Neat area to visit…
Charlotte
A great little district, there's restaurants, art galleries, events, a brewery, a play house home to…
Jennifer
Great art galleries, boutique shops and amazing restaurants. Great patios in the summertime and there are…
12. The Distillery District
12. The Distillery District
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801 local reviews
The Distillery District, Old Toronto
Sunita And Fil
Sunita And Fil
Year round activities, Steamwhistle microbrewery, chocolatier (Soma), art studios, shops. Neat area to visit to see a historical part of…
Charlotte
Charlotte
A great little district, there's restaurants, art galleries, events, a brewery, a play house home to Soulpepper Theatre, seasonal activity…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Great art galleries, boutique shops and amazing restaurants. Great patios in the summertime and there are always great outdoor activities…