Toronto is located in Ontario, Canada on the north shore of Lake Ontario. It currently has a population of over 2.6 million people, making it the largest city in Canada. Toronto has a large selection of great attractions, and ranks 40th among top international tourist destinations.
The Rogers Centre is a large multi-use stadium that features a fully retractable roof, the first one ever used on a sports stadium. The Rogers Centre is currently home to the Toronto Blue Jays (MLB), Toronto Argonauts (CFL), and some Buffalo Bills games (NFL). Along with sporting events, the centre also hosts a wide variety of concerts, World wrestling Entertainment events (WWE), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), annual auto shows and exhibits, Supercross events, and public speakers such as Nelson Mandela and Dalai Lama. There are several hotels near the Rogers Centre, along with the CN Tower directly beside it.
Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON M5V 1J1, Canada
The CN Tower is one of the top attractions in Toronto. Built in 1976, the CN Tower is currently the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere at 553 metres (1,815 ft.). This international symbol of Canada see's over 2 million visitors per year. The CN Tower features a glass floor for spectacular views, an indoor and outdoor lookout of the city, a 3D theatre, a 360 degree revolving restaurant, and the EdgeWalk. For all the thrill seekers out there, EdgeWalk is a hands free walk on the outside of the tower!
CN Tower, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6, Canada
The Toronto Zoo is the largest zoo in Canada, covering a total area of 710 acres. The zoo is divided into seven geographic regions: Tundra Trek, Canadian Domain, Eurasia, Africa, Australasia, Americas, and Indo-Malaya. There is over 491 species, featuring over 16,000 animals that can be seen in a variety of exhibits. In 2012, the Toronto Zoo will open the panda exhibit, housing two giant panda's.
Toronto Zoo, 361 Old Finch Ave, Scarborough, ON M1B 5K7, Canada
Canada's Wonderland is definitely the top attraction in Toronto for the roller coaster enthusiast. This 330 acre amusement park is located just north of Toronto in Vaughn, and features over 220 attractions, including 16 roller coasters. Open seasonally from May to October, Canada's Wonderland averages over 3 million visitors per year. The park features 8 different themed areas, including a water park and restaurants, making it a great choice for all ages.
9580 Jane St, Vaughan, ON L6A, Canada
Royal Ontario Museum
The Royal Ontario Museum features both world culture, and natural history exhibits including over 6 million items from dinosaurs and fossils to a variety of art, along with a wide variety of Canadian and European history. The museum has been open for almost 100 years, and has over 1 million visitors a year.
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6, Canada
Air Canada Centre
The Air Canada Centre is a multi-use indoor arena and is home to the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), the Toronto Raptors (NBA), and the Toronto Rock (NLL). The ACC also features World Wrestling Entertainment events (WWE), and hosts a wide variety of concerts. In 2006, the Air Canada Centre was the 11th busiest arena in the world.
Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5J 2X2, Canada
Toronto features so many great attractions for any type of visitor. Next time your visiting, don't forget to check out these top attractions in Toronto.