Wonderful views of Lake Ontario and the city skyline
The Niagara Falls are one of the world’s most famous natural wonders. Straddling Canada and the USA, they can easily be reached from Toronto.
There’s also a lot more to Ontario, from the towering skyscrapers of Toronto to the immense natural landscape of Algonquin Park and the first class family entertainment at Canada’s Wonderland.
Time Difference: GMT -4 hours
Currency: Canadian Dollar
Summers are warm in Ontario with average temperatures of 20 degrees Celsius in July and August.
Winters are generally cold especially in the northern regions with an average of -4 degrees, but can fall to an average of -14.
One of the most popular Canadian cities and it’s easy to see why. With souring skyscrapers, this modern metropolis is home to the magnificent iconic CN Tower. Construction was completed in 1976 and reaching a height of 553 metres, it has a glass floor and a revolving restaurant with magnificent views over the city. Toronto is also the ideal destination if you want to visit the Niagara Falls.
Consisting of three water falls, the Niagara Falls area straddles Canada and the USA. One of the most popular ways of discovering this spectacular expanse, is by taking a boat trip which can take you behind the falls themselves (be prepared to get slightly wet). The falls are situated about one and a half hours, by road, from Toronto.
One of Canada’s most popular theme parks open during the summer months. It’s perfect for the whole family, from the very youngest to older teenagers. There are fantastic, white knuckle roller coasters, 20 acres of waterslides, wave pools and water playground. Plus, first class entertainment from Cirque Canadian.