Leisure activities in Toronto for solo expats, couples and families

Things to do alone , with family etc.. in Toronto
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Updated 2019-05-02 12:47

When in Toronto they are so many fun things to do. Some of them you can do alone, others you can do with family, friends or your partner. Below are some of them.

Things to do alone or with your partner

Visit the CN Tower to treat yourself to a memorable sight-seeing experience.

Go to the Toronto Harbour to have a gorgeous view of both Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands from the shore.

Visit Niagara Falls. A group of three waterfalls (Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Vie; Falls), the Niagara lies in the US-Canada border. It has the highest flow rate of any waterfall in the world. Very close to the Niagara Falls is the Nikola Tesla statue.

Visit the Toronto music garden

Go to the theatre. There are several theatres to choose from. In fact, besides New York City and London, Toronto is the most significant theatre scene in the English speaking world. The Mirvish Theater group manages several theatres in Entertainment Districts across the city. Several performances take place in the Entertainment Districts.

Go to Canada's Walk of fame. Just like in Hollywood, Canada's Walk of fame features honorary stars of many prominent entertainers. Clustering around Toronto's most iconic theatres right in the Entertainment Districts, Canada's Walk of fame provides an opportunity to view the stars of prominent actors, for instance, before seeing their movies.

Go to a club to develop your social circle and keep yourself busy.

Go to a gym to stay fit and meet new people daily.

Take a morning walk to admire the beautiful streets and neighbourhoods.

Jog or walk your dog. A jog in the morning is both a way to stay fit and catch fun by playing or daring your partner to outrun you.

With your friends

Attend a film festival with your friends. Toronto hosts many film festivals spread over different periods of the year attracting millions of people including A-list actors, directors, musicians and socialites. Some of these film festivals include Hot Docs in April for documentaries. Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. Toronto After Dark in October for horror and sci-fi. There are several indie film festivals across the year.

Tour the Casa Lama Castle. A Gothic Revival Mansion, the Casa Lama is a wonder to behold, a great place to play hide-and-seek.

Go to the Rogers Centre, the world's first fully retractable roof stadium where the Blue Jays play. The Blue Jays are the only Major League Baseball team in Canada. The Rogers Centre also hosts several football games, concerts and high profile events.

With your family

If your family is Irish, you may probably want to go to Ireland Park just across the water from the Billy Bishop Airport. The Ireland Park was built in honour of about 40,000 Irish immigrants who fled Ireland during the Great Famine.

You and your family can attend a film festival.

Go shopping in any of Toronto's shopping malls or open markets.

Play family or groups sports.

Go on a picnic.

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