Toronto- Best Adventures For A Short Trip

Toronto is the capital of the province of Ontario located in southeastern Canada. It’s also Canada’s largest city and a world leader in business, finance, technology, entertainment and culture. It is also one of the most multicultural cities in the world, welcoming some of the largest number of immigrants yearly.

 

Located right on the shoreline of Lake Ontario, Toronto is the perfect getaway for those who love the water yet thrive in a downtown setting. Adventure along Lake Ontario in a Kayak, SUP, or canoe. Lakefront Promenade Park and Toronto Island Park are perfect spots to enjoy the water as well as a picture perfect view of downtown Toronto.

 

The food scene in Toronto is also one you do not want to miss. Kensington Market, The Distillery District, and Stackt Market are just a few areas with the best selection of food. S’cream Ice Cream has some of the best ice cream in the city as well as a Speakeasy, make sure you know the password.

 

Great News for sports fans, sporting events are year round in this city. The NBA team Toronto Raptors, MLB team Toronto Blue Jays, MSL team Toronto FC, and NHL Toronto Maple Leafs all play in downtown Toronto. For all the hockey fans out there, the Hockey Hall of Fame is one you want to make sure is on your itinerary. 

 

You should expect great weather in the Spring, Summer, and Fall for Toronto. The temperature makes for a great outdoor experience as well as indoor activities for those cold and rainy days. The temperature range varies from 31 to 81 degrees throughout the year. When planning your trip, be sure to check the local weather as some adventures will depend on weather.

 

This is an incredible city with tons of markets, delicious food, wonderful museums, funky bars and speakeasies, and lots of things to see and do. The Tripio App has made it simple to travel and explore the different activities within Toronto.  

 

Cheltenham Badlands

When thinking about a short 2-3 day trip to Toronto, Tripio has Cheltenham Badlands listed as a Top 10 Activity and needs to be one of the first things you do. It’s about 40 miles Northwest of downtown Toronto so make sure you are prepared for the drive. Because a reservation is needed, make sure to visit their website or give them a call to reserve a time. 

Various Markets to Visit



Stackt Market 

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Toronto is known for their delicious food and you won’t be disappointed in the various options to choose from within your Tripio Itinerary. Kensington Market, The Distillery Historic District, and Stackt Market offer a variety of different dishes. Whether you are craving Japanese, Italian, Canadian specials, or just a good Burger, those Markets must be at the top of your list. 

 

Bars and Speakeasies

Who doesn’t love a good bar or speakeasy on their travel adventure? The Reservoir Lounge, Barchef, Steam Whistle Brewery, and S’cream Ice Cream are fantastic. Each one of them offers a different vibe, great variety of food, and a great atmosphere. Be sure to know the password for any of the speakeasies in Toronto. 

 

Instagram Worthy Photo Ops

 

Harbourfront Center 

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To round out your short Trip to Toronto, consider some hot spots for Instagram Worthy Photos located on your Tripio App Itinerary. CN Tower is an iconic staple to the city’s skyline and can be visited all year round. Less than a mile away is Graffiti Alley West, one of the most photographed spots in the city. Lastly, take some time to relax at Harbourfront Center, a popular area with trails, galleries, free concerts, and an ice skating rink in the winter. 

 

CN Tower 

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There is much more to see in Toronto so make sure you plan another visit to experience all that this great city has to offer. Add another Trip in the Tripio app and start planning a trip to travel back. Below you will see some options to choose from for lodging. 

 

Thank you for reading, remember, adventure awaits you on the Tripio App. Travel has never been so easy! Start filling up that vacation bucket list today!

 

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel – located downtown, 7 blocks to Harbourfront Center.

Cambridge Suites Toronto – downtown, 3 blocks from Hockey Hall of Fame

 

-Catherine Mortimer, Tripio Guru

 

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