Toronto – Toronto is the largest city in Canada. It is the capital of the province of Ontario and sits along Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore. It’s a dynamic metropolis with a core of soaring skyscrapers including the free-standing CN Tower. Toronto also has many green spaces, from the orderly oval of Queen’s Park to 400-acre High Park and its trails, top sports facilities, and many museums.
Scarborough – Scarborough is a large, multicultural area that contains the Scarborough Bluffs, huge cliffs overlooking Lake Ontario, lined with parks, beaches, and hiking trails. Inland, the sprawling Toronto Zoo features global animal pavilions. The area is also known for its diverse culture, groceries and restaurants, including regional Southeast Asian, Chinese, and Indian cuisine.
North York – North York is an eclectic, multicultural district home to the hands-on Ontario Science Centre and the Aga Khan Museum, with exhibits on Islamic culture in a striking modern building. In the area’s north, Black Creek Pioneer Village is an 1800s living museum. Sprawling Downsview Park includes a lake, event spaces, and a flea and farmers’ market, while Edwards Gardens has a greenhouse, fountains, and botanic gardens.
Etobicoke– Suburban Etobicoke is home to several lakefront parks, golf courses, and vast Centennial Park, with a conservatory featuring tropical plants. The 1830s Montgomery’s Inn has a museum, tearoom, and pub and hosts a weekly farmers’ market. Islington – City Centre West area is a busy commercial hub, containing shopping complexes and casual chain eateries, plus history-themed murals along Dundas Street West.