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Things To Do/see In Toronto?  
User currently offlineFSPilot747 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 3599 posts, RR: 12
Posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2164 times:

Hey guys,

I'm planning a mini-trip to Toronto for the weekend. Plan is the spend two nights in Toronto and see Niagra Falls. It'll be a drive up from MI. Any ideas on what we can do/see in Toronto, like what are things that are a must for the City, and any other suggestions?


FSP

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User currently offlineLogan22L From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2155 times:

Well, the CN tower is impressive, but it costs $24.95 Canadian to take the elevator up. So:

1. Make sure the weather is clear; and
2. If you pay for someone to go up with you, make sure the later parts of the evening contain some sort of gratification.  Wink

The hockey Hall of Fame is a good visit if you're so inclined. $12 Canadian. It's on lower Yonge Street, not too far east of the CN tower. You can walk to the tower through the Skywalk. Comes in handy in the winter months.

Mr. Tasty on Church Street makes a mighty fine hamburger at 1:00 AM. Just ask LHMark (actually, ask me too!).


User currently offlineAC773 From Canada, joined Nov 2005, 1730 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2153 times:

If you're into flight sims, you might want to drop by Flight Deck Solutions, Inc. I don't know if they have anything formally set up, but it's a small enough company that they wouldn't mind if you dropped by to see what they do. It's really quite fascinating. The web site is this:

www.flightdecksolutions.com



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User currently offlineAseem From India, joined Feb 2005, 2046 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2150 times:

visit Casa Loma and Ontario Science Centre. Thanks to winters, you'll be missing a visit to Centre Island. Its place to be in summers. Same applies to Edward Civic Gardens.
Besides that, hang around in downtown and if you're interested in up-market restaurants, then look for Village of Yorkville at Bloor & Yonge (bang in the center of the city).
Sorry to say but you're coming in the worst part of the year. Even spotters at YYZ hibernate during these days.
rgds
VT-ASJ

[Edited 2006-01-04 06:15:45]


ala re ala, VT-ALA ala
User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 46
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2139 times:

Quoting Logan22L (Reply 1):

Mr. Tasty on Church Street makes a mighty fine hamburger at 1:00 AM. Just ask LHMark (actually, ask me too!)

That was a fantastic burger.

If you like good music, check out the Horseshoe Tavern on the corner of Queen St. West and Spadina.



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User currently offlineKLMA330 From Canada, joined Feb 2005, 697 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2116 times:

Quoting LHMARK (Reply 4):
Mr. Tasty on Church Street makes a mighty fine hamburger at 1:00 AM. Just ask LHMark (actually, ask me too!)

That place is kittty corner to my condo... there was a shooting there, not long ago, maybe a few months. Some guy was sitting in there enjoying his 1 am burger, when another fella walked in and shot him point black, then disappearing into the night... yay!


User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 50
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2111 times:

Go to a Leaf game.

Here's what you do....

Pray to your god and ask for a pair of tickets.

When he grants you your "wish", call and take me with you.  Wink



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User currently offline808TWA From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 701 posts, RR: 19
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2106 times:

Hi FSP,

You will have a great time in Toronto if you have never visited before.

Loads of attractions in the downtown area as previous posters have mentioned although they would be better enjoyed during warmer months.

Niagara Falls is about 1.5 hrs drive from Toronto, it's worth the drive. It's awesome to see the Falls in the daylight but also quite impressive to see the "light show" after dark. Also believe that they have a fireworks display most weekends.

You will also be legally allowed to try out some of the local "watering holes" as the drinking age here is 19.

Enjoy your trip,

Alan



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User currently offlineKL671 From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 141 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2082 times:

Visit the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton. A wonderful museum with lots of unique aircraft. You will almost pass the front door on your drive between Niagara and Toronto.

http://www.warplane.com/


User currently offlineMacc From Austria, joined Nov 2004, 1042 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 2060 times:

Well, let me join this question. I wil be there end of september for 3 days. As I am not a hockey fan and also not a shopper, anything special to do.

what are the best bars, the best nightlife areas and where are the most interesting girls to talk to...

 Wink



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User currently offlineYOWza From Turks and Caicos Islands, joined Jul 2005, 4889 posts, RR: 15
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2049 times:

Sushi on Bloor!! Don't miss it.

YOWza



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User currently offlineFly_yhm From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 1681 posts, RR: 10
Reply 11, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2027 times:

wear your vest.

Um anyway I would also suggest the Canadian warplane heritage museum. The have the only Flying Lancaster outside of England.

It will be very very good for you do see this.

fly_yhm



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