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Toronto Gems

Toronto Gems

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One trip is required per group.

* "PDF Instant Download" means the trip will be sent by email as a PDF document, and not by mail (the email is sent immediately after completing your purchase)

WHAT TO EXPECT

Explore all of the downtown gems in a completely new way. Ditch the car, and walk or bike while you explore what Toronto has to offer. This trip is best for Toronto tourists, those new to the Toronto area, and those who are not super familiar with the Toronto core. The trip has an optional “scavenger hunt" so there is something for you to find and decode at each stop.

Trip Highlights

  • Epic eateries
  • Historical information with a few spooky stories
  • Photo-worthy stops

AVAILABLE TO DEPART

This trip can be used any day of the week from Spring to Fall. Fewer stops are open Sundays and Mondays.

SUGGESTED FOR

  • Toronto Tourists
  • Foodies
  • History Buffs
  • Weekends Away

Itinerary

STOP 1

Start your day at a funky cafe in the city! Make that coffee a large to fuel the walking you’re about to do. Walk time to the second stop is 10 minutes.

STOP 2

Stroll the streets and learn about some of Toronto’s history. We’ve recommended a few hidden gems in the heart of the city to take photos. Walk time to the third stop is 7 minutes.

STOP 3

There’s something for everyone in your group at this next spot. Time to grab lunch and venture to our favourite park, which very few tourists (and even locals) know about. Walk time to the fourth stop is 14 minutes.

STOP 4

End your day with shops, food, photo ops, and more local history. If you want to keep going, we’ve recommended a great biking route to explore more gems along the Toronto waterfront!

Region

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Can depart from

Toronto Area, Kitchener-Waterloo Area, London Area

Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

  • Camera
  • Cash
  • Reusable Shopping Bags
  • Walking Shoes
  • Water

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We're here to help!

This trip is a little bit different, as we recommend walking between stops! You will be heading into downtown Toronto, and the total distance from the first to the last stop is 35 min (2.8km).

If you’re taking the train into Union Station, it is a 10 minute walk to the first stop and 25 minutes back from the last. If you drive, this will depend on where you choose to park. The website linked here will give you a good idea of where lots are, however you’ll be able to find street parking around too

This itinerary can be used any day throughout the year. The third stop is closed on Sundays and Mondays, but there is a great lunch option open!

We recommend leaving anytime between 9 am – 9:30 am. 

Unfortunately, this trip is not pet-friendly. We have other trips available where you can bring your furry friend. 

We recommended bringing up to 5 people on your surprise road trip. If you're bringing a larger group, we highly recommend having one person in charge of booking reservations at the restaurants and attractions in advance. In your confirmation email, you'll receive a copy of the itinerary.

None of the stops require an entrance fee. The cost of food, souvenirs and other purchases are at the expense of the traveller. 

We have included a few accommodation recommendations in the confirmation email.

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Downtown Adventure!

I did this trip with my boyfriend while we were staying downtown Toronto. We loved it! Enjoyed the scavenger hunt even though we didn't finish it as we got distracted lol. I really appreciated all the sightseeing and history. We are not from the area so this was a perfect guide to explore downtown Toronto!

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Alexis Toolsie
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Amazing sights for locals!

Mother and daughter trip! We are from West end Toronto and spend a lot of time downtown but we were surprised with the amazing and historic places that we walked by and it made it more amazing with the all the Christmas decorations and trees. Thank you Guess Where Trips! Can’t wait for the next one

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Peter Semkowski
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New Experiences in the City Where We Live!

Amazing day doing Toronto Gems. We live in Toronto and near all these places every week, yet we had no idea the history about them. It puts a whole new perspective on the locations and we felt we were in a new area we have never been! Would highly recommend!

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Fun

Planned this trip as a part of a girls weekend. There were some nice stops and sights to see. Overall, we had a good time.

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Stacy John
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Great fun!

Mother and daughter trip! We are from Toronto but were pleasantly surprised with the amazing and historic places that we never knew existed. Thank you Guess Where Trips and Cityline!