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Toronto's name comes from the First Nations word Tkaronto, meaning "where there are trees standing in the water." Toronto is Canada’s largest city, and is a melting pot of cultures and styles – kids can hear English, French, Cantonese, and Italian spoken most often in the streets. Summer or winter, Toronto has activities for the whole family.


City Center – CN Tower




Queen's Park – Royal Ontario Museum


Chinatown & Kensington Market


More Parks


Winter activities

Greater Toronto

East – Toronto Zoo


Ride the subway and streetcars – It's so easy to get around Toronto with the TTC network of subway, streetcars and buses. Buy a TTC Day Pass for unlimited trips on the subway, streetcar or bus. On Saturdays and Sundays, a single TTC Day Pass is good for the whole family (2 adults and up to 4 children). Click here for maps and ticket info.

Sports Toronto is a big sports town, with several major league teams. If your kids love watching hockey or baseball live, check out the locals. The Air Canada Centre is near Union Station, Rogers Centre (formerly the SkyDome Stadium) is just a couple blocks from the CN Tower. If this is a "must do" for your family, you may want to buy your tickets well in advance to be sure of getting in.

Fun food


Stock up on snacks at the St. Lawrence Market, the city's largest, housed in a huge 19th century brick building. Open Tuesday-Friday, there are delis, produce shops, pastries and baked goods, cheeses, to-go. On Saturdays, there's a farmer's market, offering farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Buy a Toronto CityPass for discounts on museums and attractions – CN Tower, Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario Science Centre, Casa Loma, and the Toronto Zoo. Savings for the whole family, and no waiting in lines:

Toronto CityPass
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