I am visiting Toronto today for a potential job relocation. I am bringing my wife and kids. Any of you locals have any recommendations for keeping a wife, 3 yr old and 5 yr old busy / happy? We have 3 days. Thanks!
I am going to agree with all on this thread. The science centre is a real buzz for the kids - you could kill 2 days there. I would also add the Art Gallery of Ontario - they have just reopened, also the Bata Shoe Museum.Your wife will probably like to explore Yorkville, a high-end shopping/dining area near Yonge and Bloor. For the kids there is the Ontario Science Centre (very hands-on), the Royal Ontario Museum (great dinosaur exhibit) and the CN Tower (you can see Niagara Falls on a clear day). The Toronto Zoo is pretty nice as well, but is a bit out of town. You can buy an all-day family pass ($10 Cdn) for the TTC which includes unlimited subway/bus and street car travel for a family of 4. The TTC is pretty well laid out and makes getting around town the easiest with no gridlock or parking hassles. PM me if you have any other questions about things to do in TO. Don't forget to visit Gentry Lane and ogle the Jim Clark special edition Elise SC!
You weren't perchance driving a Range Rover were you?Thanks guys for the great info!
We made it to Bloor St (and somehow made it out of there with my wallet intact).
Also visited Chinatown on Spadina.
We ended up skating in front of City Hall, and there was a festival going on as well (which was great for the kids).
All in all, a great visit.
Thanks again for the recs.