The City of Toronto is located in Ontario, Canada. It is the largest city in Canada, with more than 2.6 million residents along the shores of Lake Ontario. From the incredibly tall CN Tower to the huge Toronto Zoo and Lake Ontario cruises, Toronto has a vivid array of tourist attractions and activities. Not to mention the fact that both Niagara Falls, Ontario and Niagara Falls, New York are just an hour and a half away. Get a car for hire in Toronto from our website so that you can explore the city at your leisure, and take day trips to nearby destinations.
The two most popular tourist attractions in Toronto are the CN Tower and the Eaton Center shopping mall in downtown Toronto. Get a car for rent in Toronto from us and continue the tour to Chinatown and Kensington Market. The St. Lawrence Market is another popular tourist hotspot which attracts a lot of foodies. Two must-visit attractions on this tour include the Distillery District and the Royal Ontario Museum.
Toronto is nothing if not a wonderland for kids. That is literally true if you visit Canada’s Wonderland Park which offers a huge water park and nearly 70 different rides. Do not forget Casa Loma, the only authentic castle in North America. The famed Toronto Zoo with its 5,000 animals is a must-visit attraction, and so is the Centreville amusement park on Centre Island.
The best place for shopaholics in Toronto is Queen Street W, which includes the aforementioned Eaton Center with more than 200 shops. Shopping at the city’s north end is anchored by the Yorkdale Shopping Center, which has more than 240 shops. If you are looking for high-end designer branded stuff, head for the Mink Mile, which is Bloor Street between Yonge St. and Avenue Road. If you want to browse vintage goods, head for Kensington Market next to Chinatown.
Niagara Falls notwithstanding, there are plenty of other equally-enjoyable day trip destinations near Toronto. You have Hamilton at the western tip of Lake Ontario, which you will be passing by on your way to Niagara Falls. You could follow the south shore of the lake east to Oshawa, Belleville, and then Kingston-ON. Barrie on the shores of Lake Simcoe is another great destination for a day trip. If you are driving to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport, then you could easily check out Mississauga. Kitchener is not that far off from Mississauga. But the real adventure lies in a Great Lakes road trip. Book your car rental in Toronto from our website right now and plan for a road trip that takes you from Toronto to Niagara Falls, NY, and then along Lake Ontario’s south shore to Rochester-NY. Another choice is to head from Niagara Falls to Buffalo, NY and then continue the road trip along either shore of Lake Erie. You could also continue past Barrie and Wasaga Beach to Sudbury along Georgian Bay, and then drive on till you reach Sault Ste Marie, ON and Sault Ste Marie, Michigan near Lake Superior.
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