(pronounced by the locals as tu-RAH-no) is the most densely populated metropolitan area in Canada with a population of about 6 million. Many see this city as the unofficial capital of Canada thanks to its rich culture and food scene, as well as their more famous sports teams like the Toronto Blue Jays (MLB), Toronto Raptors (NBA), and Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL). It is an easy city to navigate on foot or public transit. Toronto is a worldwide hub for business activity and a gateway to many Canadian destinations.
Get Great Hotel Deals in Toronto
The hotel deals for budget locations in the downtown Toronto area are around $70-90CAD.
Want better hotel deals in Toronto?
Just do this one simple thing on your trip;
Travel in the spring or fall. Hotels and accommodation are less expensive at this time of year and the savvy traveler immediately gets a better deal. This can actually be a benefit to many travellers, as there are less tourists, most of the sport’s seasons in full swing, and the weather is balmy but beautiful.
What to do
Toronto has many cultural finds such as museums, beaches, parks, and more that can all be experienced for free. You can also purchase the highly recommended CityPass for $64CAD. This pass allows you access to the best attractions like the CN Tower, Casa Loma, the Toronto Zoo and more all for free!
Chinatown in Toronto is a gigantic locale that retains authenticity and culture where it has slipped away in other Canadian cities. You can find an excellent and authentic meal experience here.
Toronto is home to many famous and world class chefs and has an abundance of classy restaurants to match. A favourite in Toronto is Pukka, serving upscale and modern Indian fare.
If upscale isn’t your cup of tea – so to speak – Toronto’s food truck scene is where the adventurous go to dine. Find a new street food favourite with Hogtown Smoke, Gourmet Gringos, or The Salted Pig – their menus are sure to please your taste buds and fill your hungry stomach after a day of exploring the city. And don’t forget to finish it off with a classic Canadian fried dessert at Beaver Tails. Trust me, it’s delicious.
Whether you go for the culture, the nightlife, the sports, or the scenery, Toronto is sure to please a traveler on any budget. Picking the right time to go can help get you hotel deals, freeing up your budget for the experiences found in Toronto. This urban destination will be a favourite stop on your next trip to Canada.