Toronto is the capital of Ontario, known to be the largest and the most diverse city in Canada. This major city in Canada is located along the north-western shore of Lake Ontario. Toronto is the most populous city in Canada that is also known as the fourth largest city in North America. This Metropolis is filled with towering skyscrapers having quintessential architecture, interesting attractions, galleries and museums in addition to the nightlife and performing arts that this growing city has to offer.
Whether you are in the city for a business meeting or taking part in a trade show, you don’t want to miss out on one of the top fun and exciting activities in Toronto.
Here are 10 activities to do while in Toronto for a trade show
1. CN Tower
Standing at five-hundred and fifty-three meters high is Toronto’s CN Tower, which happens to be the city’s tallest building and the tallest free-standing building on the continent. The CN Tower has the highest glass floor paneled elevator in the world that takes visitors to its peak in less than 60 seconds. At the top of the building features four (4) observation areas that include the Glass Floor room, the revolving 360 Restaurant, the LooOut Level, and the SkyPod. In case you are looking for an amazing experience with a great view of the city from any of its observation areas, the CN Tower is a must that you don’t want to miss.
The Toronto Harbour Cruise shows a great view of the capital city with its scenic views of the Skyscrapers and other well-known sites from Lake Ontario. The tour can take the visitors by boat and sail from the harbor to explore the group of 15 islands that are interconnected by pathways and bridges where you can take postcard-worthy images of things that can be seen in the trout pond and other fantastic views that can be seen in the area, including the 200-year-old lighthouse.
Ripley’s Aquarium is a great place for a family day out. The Aquarium is home to freshwater and marine life forms from around the world that are separated into nine (9) different galleries that feature a specific area of a particular type of species. The Rainbow Reef, in particular, displays an interactive dive show that makes it one of the most popular compared to other galleries. Enjoy exploring the wonders of the world under the sea as you move through the glass tunnels and watch green sea turtles glide along with other sea creatures that include giant pacific octopus, southern stingray, and white-spotted bamboo sharks to mention a few.
4. Casa Loma
The Casa Loma is a revival of the Gothic-style castle and one among the most notable structure located in the northern part of Toronto’s downtown area, built as a residence for Sir Henry Pellatt from 1911 to 1914. Today, the castle functions as a completely decorated museum with suites, towers, secret passages, gardens, and stables that provides every visitor to experience the beauty, elegance, and splendor of Casa Loma as they walk through its hallways with a self-guided audio tour feature that is available in different languages.
In case you are looking for a place to immerse yourself in history, the Royal Ontario Museum is the perfect place to be. Located on the northern edge of the University of Toronto Campus, the Royal Ontario Museum is one of the best in North America, having over six (6) million artifacts in its collection placed in 40 separate galleries. Some of the amazing things that can be found in the museum’s extensive collection of arts and artifacts include dinosaur bones, minerals, and visual arts.
6. High Park
With about 400 acres of green space, Toronto’s High Park is the city’s largest city park and it is distinguished as one of the most significant natural heritage sites in the city with over ⅓ of the area remains untouched. The park is laden with playgrounds, gardens, picnic areas, walking trails, and a zoo for visitors and residents to enjoy along with its attractions and features all throughout the year.
Whether you are traveling as a group of tourists or as a family, the Toronto Botanical Gardens Is perfect for people of all ages that offer access to the grounds and gardens for free. The garden spans about 4 acres in size and has a collection of seventeen award-winning areas of varying themes with a design that is aimed for the purpose of educating and inspiring visitors with its full selection of unprecedented learning experiences for indoor and outdoor activities. Some of the activities that you can do include garden tours, nature day camps, buy local produce at the organic farmer’s market, read interesting books at the garden’s horticultural library.
The Legoland Discovery Centre in Toronto is the ultimate indoor attraction that is ideal for children and families to explore a world of fantasy, thrilling adventure rides, artistic workshops, and a whole lot of fun activities for the family. At Legoland, you can learn to build everything that you can imagine out of Lego at its building academy and watch Lego movies in 4D theatres.
The Toronto Islands is a collection of 15 islets in Lake Ontario, located offshore from Toronto city’s downtown that provides shelter the Toronto Harbour. The three main islands, Centre, Ward’s, and Algonquin are connected, making it easy for tourists to take a ferry boat and experience everything that the island has to offer by exploring the beaches, Centreville amusement park, picnic areas, sporting rentals, and the petting zoo. The amusement park alone offers over 30 different rides and a lagoon for boating.
10. Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo is extremely popular, world-class, and one of the largest in Canada with more than 6 miles of walking trails that are spread throughout 700 acres of land area. The Zoo features both indoor and outdoor displays that are divided into different sections. One of the most popular sections is “AFRICA” that shows different kinds of animals including white Rhinoceroses, Giraffe, White African Lions, and spotted Hyenas among the five-thousand animals that can be found within its domain. As a matter of fact, with a countless number of things to see and explore, one couldn’t possibly cover everything in one day.
Are you taking part in a Toronto trade show?
Beaumont & Co. delivers state-of-the-art trade show exhibits in Toronto. We are known for our turnkey and full-service approach that uncovers opportunities and streamlines the event marketing process.
Our team of designers, architects, fabrications and project managers produce world-class trade show exhibits, the eye-catching displays you see in national in-store and event marketing campaigns, and just about any custom display project imaginable.
Here at Beaumont & Co., our expert trade show display designers offer a full suite of services from graphic design through to 3D models, renderings and engineered drawings. We work on everything from small to large projects and involve engineers and contractors when necessary. From the first simple sketches on paper, to fully designed 3D custom trade show display renderings, Beaumont & Co. has the experience and team to turn your ideas into a highly impactful trade show exhibit design that will allow you to stand out and build brand awareness on the trade show floor.
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