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5 Things You Must Do During The Summer In Toronto

5 Things You Must Do During The Summer In Toronto

on Jul. 30, 2014 by

Toronto offers lots of great events and attractions so if you are new to the city you definitely have to visit the following spots

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There are many things to do in Toronto during the Summer months. My sister and her boyfriend visited me from Holland so I took them to one of the best spots in the city.

Places

  • 1. Kensington Market

    Often referred to as the hippy district of Toronto

    241 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 2L8, Canada

  • 2. Rouge Park

    Canadas first national park within an urban area, a gem in the city

    49 Twyn Rivers Drive, Scarborough, ON M1B, Canada

  • 3. Salsa Festival In Toronto

    Amazing annual Salsa on St. Clair street festival around July 4th and 5th

    726 Saint Clair Avenue West, Toronto, ON M6C 1B3, Canada

  • 4. Eaton Centre Shopping

    Giant indoor shopping mall to cool off during the hot summer days

    Toronto Eaton Centre, The PATH - Sears-Eaton Centre-Cadillac, Toronto, ON M5B, Canada

  • 5. Scarborough Bluffs

    Unique natural cliff site just east of Toronto

    47 Cecil Crescent, Scarborough, ON M1M 1A4, Canada

  • 6. Chinatown Festival

    A festival celebrating the rich tradition of Chinese culture usually around August 23rd and 24th

    444 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M5T 1G7, Canada

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In the video I mention 6 casual things to do in Toronto which are 1) Scarborough Bluffs which is located in the east end of Toronto near the shoreline. It includes a gorgeous beach and mesmerizing cliffs.

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2) Kensington Market is a very common tourist attraction, we consider it the hippy-town of Toronto. Go to the Moonbean Coffee cafe for some of the best coffee in the city.

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3) Rouge Park is a hidden gem, I didn't know about this place until my sister mentioned it. We went for a hike on a rainy day but luckily a volunteer offered us a free tour of the park.

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4) The Salsa Festival in Toronto is an annual event located on St. Clair which is uptown. They block-off the entire street and feature everything related to Salsa dancing.

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5) Shopping at the Eaton Centre cannot be missed. It is one of the biggest shopping malls in North-America and should definitely be on your bucket list.

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Bonus: Nothing beats a Canadian BBQ, Canadians love to BBQ, they are famous for their Canadian-Bacon also known as Peameal Bacon (in southern Ontario).

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I had a fantastic time during the past 2 week stay and hope to see them again in the Netherlands around fall or winter.

with my uncle & aunt on Toronto Island in Toronto, Ontario, Canadawith my uncle & aunt on Toronto Island

My uncle and aunt also came down for a few days, so I adjusted my program for Toronto a bit. We visited the Toronto Island, Distillery district, Breakfast at Hunters Landing and Steamwistle Brewery.

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Other events seen in the photos: PingPong at SPiN Toronto, Honda Indy afterparty at Uniun and Saturdays at Maison Nightclub.

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