Explore the history of television and walk in the footsteps of the nation’s greatest and best-loved celebrities in the Financial District. Slip away into the calm of the best wildlife experience in the city or rub shoulders with the rich and fabulous with a cocktail in hand.
Begin your visit to this illustrious area by checking out the Canadian Walk of Fame. Set on Simcoe and King Street West, maple-leaf-shaped stars here are devoted to household celebrity names including Pamela Anderson, Bryan Adams and Jim Carrey.
Get a photo with all your favorites before you continue south to the CBC Museum. More than 4,000 items here tell the story of broadcasting in Canada from when it all began in 1936. Watch and interact with great sporting moments throughout time and go to the Graham Spry Theater to get an exclusive first look at upcoming, unreleased programs.
If you’re traveling with children, make a visit to Ripley’s Aquarium. Discover the remarkable creatures that inhabit the country’s coastline including the giant octopus. Find out about the thousands of species of fish that have carved out an existence in the Great Lakes. Walk through the underwater tunnel and marvel as sharks, stingray and sawfish swim just above your head.
Get familiar with the extensive PATH underground walking network to get from building to building. Workers and tourists find this particularly pleasant when the weather turns cold, snowy or rainy. Find over 1,200 shops and services along the multiple branches of the walkway.
With the day drawing to a close, make time to indulge yourself at one of the superb local restaurants. Whether you prefer Italian, Indonesian or classic North American food, you won’t be disappointed. Many of the most fashionable restaurants are located on Adelaide Road, with classy cocktail bars and clubs nearby.
The Financial District is just a short stroll from the heart of Toronto. Find several of the region’s best hotels here. Additional high-value options are available in other districts.