#8 best destination in the world

 

CN Tower

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Best time to travel: April-May, Sept-Oct
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Concrete communications and observation tower located in the downtown core of Toronto
  • Built on the former Railway Lands, it was completed in 1976
  • The CN Tower held the record for the world’s tallest free-standing structure for 32 years until 2007 when it was surpassed by the Burj Khalifa

Art Gallery of Ontario

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Best time to travel: April-May, Sept-Oct
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • One of the largest art museums in North America, established in 1900
  • The museum’s permanent collection includes over 120,000 works spanning the first century to the present day
  • The collection includes a number works from Canadian, First Nations, Inuit, African, European, and Oceanic artists

Royal Ontario Museum

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Best time to travel: April-May, Sept-Oct
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Museum of art, world culture and natural history, the largest museum in Canada, and also the most visited
  • Contains a collection of dinosaurs, minerals and meteorites; Canadian, and European historical artifacts; as well as African, Near Eastern, and East Asian art
  • Houses the world’s largest collection of fossils from the Burgess Shale with more than 150,000 specimens

Casa Loma

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Best time to travel: April-May, Sept-Oct
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Gothic Revival style mansion and garden, now a historic house museum and landmark
  • It was constructed from 1911 to 1914 as a residence for financier Sir Henry Pellatt
  • Due to its unique architectural character, Casa Loma has been a popular filming location for movies and television

Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan

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Best time to travel: May-June
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Theme park that was the first major theme park in Canada, and it remains the country’s largest
  • The park has been the most visited seasonal amusement park in North America for several consecutive years until its temporary closure in 2020
  • With seventeen roller coasters, Canada’s Wonderland is ranked second in the world by number of roller coasters, after Six Flags Magic Mountain

Track and Tower Trail, Algonquin Provincial Park

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Best time to travel: June-Sept
Walk difficulty: Moderate
Ease of travel: Hard
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $$

  • Park established in 1893, the oldest provincial park in Canada
  • Over 2,400 lakes and 745 miles of streams and rivers are located within the park, formed by the retreat of the glaciers during the last ice age
  • Its unique mixture of forest types allows the park to support an uncommon diversity of plant and animal species

Niagara Falls

Best time to travel: June-Aug
Walk difficulty: Easy
Ease of travel: Moderate
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Group of three waterfalls spanning the border between Ontario, Canada and the state of New York
  • The largest of the three is Horseshoe Falls, which straddles the international border of the two countries
  • The smaller American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls lie within the United States
  • Horseshoe Falls is the most powerful waterfall in North America, as measured by flow rate
  • Niagara Falls was formed when glaciers receded at the end of the Wisconsin glaciation (the last ice age), and water from the newly formed Great Lakes carved a path over and through the Niagara Escarpment en route to the Atlantic Ocean