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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo Exhibit
“The Toronto Zoo is a zoo located in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Encompassing 287 hectares, the Toronto Zoo is the largest zoo in Canada. It is divided into seven zoogeographic regions: Indo-Malaya, Africa, Americas, Tundra Trek, Australasia, Eurasia, and the Canadian Domain. Some animals are displayed indoors in pavilions and outdoors in what would be their naturalistic environments, with viewing at many levels. It also has areas such as the Kids Zoo, Waterside Theatre, and Splash Island. It has one of the most taxonomically diverse collection of animals on display of any zoo; it is currently home to over 5,000 animals representing over 500 species. The zoo is open to the public every day of the year except December 25. The zoo is owned by the City of Toronto government. Founded by Hugh A. Crothers, an industrialist who became the first Chairman of the Metro Toronto Zoological Society in 1966, the zoo opened on August 15, 1974, as the Metropolitan Toronto Zoo. The word "Metropolitan" was dropped from its name when the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was amalgamated into the current city in 1998.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Zoo
“This huuuuge zoo is part of the places you want to visit if you love animals. They got animals form different continents and have recreate various ecosystems. If you like to walk surrounded by nature and like animals, this is definitely for you. It is great specially during spring and summer! ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Toronto Zoo has a wide variety of animals that are split up into different places they would be found in the world. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The beachfront is great for sunbathing and reading. There are seasonal water fountains, public restrooms, concession stands, and swimming. You can stroll along the boardwalk, and access the Martin Goodman Trail, 22 km of waterfront trail for walking, running, cycling, etc. Rent a bicycle at a nearby stand and explore the waterfront!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Such a great place to experience nature. Make sure you come here with bird seed or peanuts. The small, Chickadee Trail is packed with birds, ducks, geese, chipmunks and even wild turkeys. Place your hand flat out with bird seed on it and in a few seconds a bird lands on your hand eating the seeds. It's amazing and a real thrill. If you crouch down and place your hand on the ground, even the ducks and chipmunks will come up to you to grab the seeds.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“This is a great place for swimming, rock climbing and many other physical activities. It was built for the PanAm games in Toronto and it has several Olympic size pools. There is a running track and a rock climbing wall. Parking is free for 2 hours.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Canada's first national urban park and home to an amazing combination of natural, cultural and agricultural features including 1,700 species of plants and animals, over 10,000 years of human history, and some of the rarest and best remaining wetlands, forests and agricultural lands in the Greater Toronto Area.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Catch a Whitby Dunlops game, or come to attend tournaments hosted by the Whitby Wildcats minor hockey club or Whitby Lacrosse or to watch the Brooklin Redmen Lacrosse play.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Casino
“Wanna pass the time with some daytime fun. Well Casino Ajax is a one- stop shop for entertainment synonymous With great gaming and casual dining. Featuring 900 of the latest and greatest slot machines, and offering a wide array of all your favourite electronic tables featuring Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette, and Sic-Bo.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Scheduled trains run approximately every 20 during rush hour and every 30mins during off peak hours and weekends. Please check www.gotransit.com for the schedule and trip pricing.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
“Take a hike up the “rouge mountain” to see the entire eastern half of the city ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“A unique 88-acre (36-hectare) public park where art meets nature. Located atop the Scarborough Bluffs, Guild Park includes formal gardens, forest areas and architectural fragments preserved from notable - and now demolished - buildings. Landmarks include the Greek Theatre, created from the marble arches of the 1912 Bank of Toronto; the facade of the 1895 Temple Building, once the tallest structure in the Britsh Empire, and public artwork, including sculptures by E. B. Cox, Sorel Etrog, Emmanuel Hahn, Frances Loring and Florence Wyle. Guild Park is operated by the City of Toronto and open 24/7, year- round. Check Guild Park's website for park events and activities.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner Best Italian Everything From mind blowing pizza and cannoli to cappucinos and take away lasagna, this place is the best. Prices are great and vibe is family friendly.”
  • 5 locals recommend
University
  • 4 locals recommend
Department Store
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“Anything for groceries is there and it's just a 10 minute walk. Also McDonalds, Payless Shoes, Dollar Power, Local Bar, Movie Theater Cineplex, Dental Office, Union Meridian Bank”
  • 6 locals recommend

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Athletics & Sports
“This is a great place for swimming, rock climbing and many other physical activities. It was built for the PanAm games in Toronto and it has several Olympic size pools. There is a running track and a rock climbing wall. Parking is free for 2 hours.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Night Club
“Over the years “The Tap” has offered their guests a great selection of spirits, wine and beers including a selection of the World’s greatest draught beers. The casual, fun atmosphere is a great place to meet friends, family, teammates or colleagues and enjoy great food at fair prices. Our staff is dedicated to making your experience second to none at “The Tap”. Whether you are catching some exciting sporting action on our high definition TVs, socializing or listening to some of the best live entertainment Durham has to offer we want the Tap and Tankard to be your first choice.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pub
“Great local pub with live music / djs on the weekend and nightly food specials ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Classic Italian cooking, including homemade gnocchi & grilled calamari, served in a calm setting.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pub
“The Black Dog is an institution in the east end. A great British-style pub which also has a large dining room with a full menu. During the warm months, enjoy your dinner on their patio.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in Brooklin, only 5km from here, this Italian restaurant features stone fired pizzas and all of the other Italian classics. They have a patio too!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Locally purchased ingredients, menu changes weekly based on what they found fresh and local. Great service and staff!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Stone fireplace & wood accents lend a cottage feel to this eclectic eatery with a varied menu.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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