Do you know Toronto and the fun you can have with your family? Residents who are waiting for Toronto immigration of family members might want to know what exciting experiences await in this vibrant city. Here are some activities that can be done with kids or adult kids-at-heart.
If you’re looking for family adventure, excitement, education or enchantment grab your coat and take the kids to one of these places or parks.
Toronto Island Park
Four islands beckon to kids and adults. Enjoy the trails with the kids or go on the amusement rides. Take the ferry from Toronto; it is just 15 minutes away. You’ll be able to picnic, swim or rent bicycles. There are also swings for the young ones.
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Discover a world of undersea adventure with 20,000 underwater animals and a viewing tunnel to make for an exciting experience. Exhibits feature horseshoe crabs, sharks, scarlet cleaner shrimp, and stingrays as well as daily dive shows every 2 hours. Shark-loving kids will be thrilled and in awe to see species from the Great Lakes basin, in the neighborhood of Toronto.
St. Lawrence Market
The family will enjoy the tastes of this indoor landmark, which is over 200 years old. Local pasta and mustard are just some of the finds at this market; you can discover something for everyone at a selection of more than 200 booths.
Hockey Hall of Fame
Little and big hockey fans will enjoy this museum, where you can touch a Stanley Cup. Lots of photos, jerseys and memorabilia.
The Toronto Zoo
Adults enjoy pavilions such as the African rainforest, Malayan woods, Eurasia and others. These attractions provide a glimpse of the world’s wildlife. The Kids’ Zoo lets the little ones meet alpacas, woodchucks and other cool residents. The pandas were here previously; now they live at Calgary Zoo’s Panda Passage.
Royal Ontario Museum
From totem poles to Egyptian mummies, this museum excites with exhibits of natural history and art from all over the world. The kids will love the interactive exhibits. There are even dinosaur skeletons to intrigue and amaze everyone.
Before heading out to these exciting places, check to see that they are open. Tickets must be pre-booked in some places. Beaches, camping in Ontario parks and camping in private campgrounds provide additional fun for families.
Have you ever been to a drive-in? Fun for all, Ontario has a bunch of drive-in theatres where you can bring the kids and watch a movie from the comfort of your car. Watching a movie on the big screen, rather than at home, is a thrill for everyone.
Toronto is great for families as well as people who just want to discover their new city with a friend or alone.