Toronto in a Weekend: A 48-Hour Guide to Canada’s Urban Gem

ByAndrea Thompson

April 17, 2024

If you find yourself in Toronto with just 48 hours to spare, prepare for a whirlwind of excitement and discovery in Canada’s largest city. Here is our expertly crafted guide to ensure you enjoy every single moment.

Day 1:

Morning: A visit to the Royal Ontario Museum.  With over 76 million artefacts from natural history to world cultures there is something to keep every age group interested.

Afternoon: Hockey Hall of Fame. Discover the history of ice hockey with memorabilia and the chance to see the iconic Stanley Cup.

Evening: Distillery District.  This pedestrian only Victoria Industrial village is overflowing with boutiques, chic eateries, and art galleries.

Day 2:

Morning:  Toronto Zoo.  Housing over 5,000 animals with a commitment to wildlife conservation,  this interactive and educational zoo if fun for all ages

Afternoon: Explore the vibrant neighbourhoods stopping at one of the many trendy shops and cafes or enjoy the waterfront at the Harbourfront Centre.

Evening: CN Tower.  Watch the sunset on your evening in Toronto from the CN Tower.  If you feel adventurous, try the EdgeWalk.

If you want to venture further afield, then a trip to Niagara Falls is a must.

In just two days, you’ll have experienced the essence of Toronto – from its cultural institutions and historic sites to its natural beauty and modern marvels. Each moment in this dynamic city promises to be as enriching as it is exhilarating.