Growing up, my family took many trips to Toronto since we lived Grand Rapids, Michigan and it wasn’t too bad of a drive (6 hrs). I remember the amazing Asian food and the beautiful scenery of Toronto. I knew I had to revisit and take Billy! Luckily we have friends that live in Toronto now and got some amazing recommendations- Thank you Grace and Huy!

Things to do:

  • Visit the Niagara Falls (~1.5 hours from Toronto):We visited the falls on the US and the Canada side- Canada side would have to be my favorite. While you’re there, take a boat tour to the falls on the Hornblower ($26 CAD). The tour was breathtaking, wet, but so fun!
  • We were on a tight schedule and weren’t able to stay as long as we hoped for but these were other things on our list:
  • Journey Behind the Falls
  • White Water Walk
  • Niagara’s Fury
  • Whirlpool Aero Car
  • Floral Showhouse
  • New York’s Niagara Falls Observation Deck
  • Enjoy a relaxing scroll around Harbour Square Park
  • Visit the Distillery Historic District
  • Layout at Woodbine Beach
  • Catch a beautiful glimpse of Lake Ontario at Scarborough Beach
  • Take some photos outside of Aga Khan Museum
  • Visit the CN Tower
  • Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • The Rec Room Toronto

Eat Drink Repeat:

  • Fisherman Wharf Lobster Supper- home of the lobster tower! (~$400 USD)
  • Shinta- AYCE Wagyu BBQ (~$90 USD)
  • Royal Tea- Get your bear Brick Bottle for (~$2 USD)
  • Dragon Boat Fusion Cuisine- Great Dim Sum
  • Crack De Creme
  • Menami- Mmm Udon
  • Onezo Tapioca- homemade tapioca balls( so many flavors)
  • Uncle Tetsu Japanese

Places we wanted to try and were recommended to us:

  • Strange Love Coffee
  • Ajisen Ramen
  • ICHA Tea
  • Eva’s Orginal Chimney’s
  • Sorelle and Co. Bakery
  • Konjiki Ramen
  • Daldongnae Korean BBQ
  • Millie Cafe
  • Platform Espresso Bar
  • Wooffles and Cream
  • Alcove Coffee
  • Janchenko Bakery

Overall, I will definitely come back to Toronto! There’s so much to see, do, and eat!


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