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Ottawa: Haunted Night Walking Tour

1. Ottawa: Haunted Night Walking Tour

Experience Ottawa like never before on a 75-minute Original Haunted Walk. Spend an evening with fascinating tour guides who are chosen from the best local storytellers and have a passion for sharing the unexpected side of Canada's capital city.  On the Original Haunted Walk, your expert cloaked guide will reveal to you their favorite ghost stories from the Downtown Ottawa area and lead you by lantern light to some of the city's most well-known haunted spots. Visit locations such as the Fairmont Château Laurier, Grant House, and Ottawa’s haunted high school. A favorite stop is the haunted Bytown Museum where many of the guides have had their own experiences to share. You’ll never look at the city and these buildings the same again.  After being led through the streets of Downtown Ottawa, your guide can walk you back to the start location or leave you to enjoy a (sleepless) night in the city.

Toronto: Heart of Downtown 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

2. Toronto: Heart of Downtown 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

Explore Downtown Toronto on 2 wheels! On this bike tour you’ll see some of Downtown Toronto’s key sights, including must-see cultural and historical landmarks. Explore areas that aren’t easily reached in a car or bus, and experience unique scenic views. The tour is suitable for beginners and advanced riders, as it moves at an easy pace and makes plenty of stops to chat and take in the sights. Your guides are expert city riders and know their way around Toronto. What you'll explore: • CN Tower • Royal York Hotel • Union Station • Chinatown • Kensington Market • Eaton’s Centre • Dundas Square • Harbourfront and Lake • Financial district • Queen Street West • Art Gallery of Ontario • College of Art and Design • Hockey Hall of Fame • Massey Hall • Rogers Centre • Round House Park • City Hall • St. Lawrence Market • Flatiron building • St. James Cathedral and Square • Sherbourne Common • Corus Quay • Sugar Beach • Entertainment District

Toronto: Great Canadian Food Tour

3. Toronto: Great Canadian Food Tour

The number one question often asked by visitors to Canada when it comes to food is: what is Canadian to eat, and where do we find it? This food tour answers these most pressing questions. Led by an expert guide, your walking food tour will lead you to 6 local shops that cover the most iconic dishes Canada has to offer. In under 2.5 hours, your guide will take you to some of the best places to taste and discover all things born and made in Canada. From your first stop at an indigenous-owned restaurant to try the iconic "Indian Taco", to the sweet butter tart. Explore Kensington Market, one of Toronto's oldest and most diverse neighborhoods, bite by bite.

Kingston: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

4. Kingston: Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Head downtown on a walking tour with leader Arthur Milnes, known as Kingston’s chief storyteller. He’s also one of the most unique Kingstonians you’ll meet while in town. Arthur and his wife hosted an American President and his First Lady for an overnight at their Kingston home, and he served as a speechwriter to the Prime Minister of Canada. With Arthur as your guide, enter into the Kingston world of the ever-controversial Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first Prime Minister. Learn the inspiring story of Kingston Indigenous hero, Molly Brant. Hear about the visits to the city by Charles Dickens and Ernest Hemingway, and, laugh along as Arthur describes the zany night he spent at a local pub with the Speaker of the British House of Commons. The tours last 45 minutes to an hour – or longer once you get Arthur talking.

Toronto: Local Craft Beer, History and Culture Tour

5. Toronto: Local Craft Beer, History and Culture Tour

Learn about the city of Toronto through its long history of beer on this unique tour. Since the early 1800's when Toronto was known as York, to the modern metropolis it is today, the citizens of this city have used beer for refreshment and merrymaking. Walk through the streets of old Toronto and learn about Canadian beer. The focus will be on beer made in Toronto and regional craft brews. Hear anecdotes about the role beer played though the decades in helping Torontonians cope with cholera, fire, war, depression, rebellion, muddy streets, and general Victorian stuffiness. Visit a few unique and historic pubs which cover the early history of Toronto and give a new perspective on the city. Afterwards, stop by Saint Lawrence Market and finish up in the Distillery District; an old industrial park and whiskey factory converted into a hub of art, culture, and cafes. At 2 pub stop, beer will be included, but you are welcome to purchase more.

Ottawa Private Tour with a Local

6. Ottawa Private Tour with a Local

Explore the city with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. Get to know Ottawa through the eyes of a local on a 2, 3 or 4 hour private tour. Meet at your accommodation and head out on the tour to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around, and the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.

Ottawa: Street Art City Exploration Game

7. Ottawa: Street Art City Exploration Game

Get to know Ottawa’s diverse urban art scene through its street and public art. From new to well-known artists – and a few hidden gems – find dancing lions in Chinatown, learn about one of the world’s greatest inventors in Little Italy, and track down a café courtyard with art on every wall. Start the game at the Ottawa Mural. As you solve challenges, directions on your phone take you to the next location and puzzle to solve. It will take you between 1-1.5 hours to complete but you should explore at your own pace: simply pause the game and resume when you want from the location where you paused it. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other before meeting at the final stop of the game, KindComments.

Toronto’s legendary Chinatown and Kensington Market Tour

8. Toronto’s legendary Chinatown and Kensington Market Tour

Explore Toronto's most lively boroughs on a 3-hour walking tour along the charming streets of Chinatown and Kensington Market. Uncover the history of Kensington as you wander down the friendly streets of its colorful market. Admire the graffiti-covered walls along the way and sample different foods as you wander down Kensington Market's vendor-lined streets. Visit Canada's largest Chinese community, and uncover a century of fascinating history in Chinatown, where there are no McDonald's or Starbucks to be seen. After your walk, hang out around the market for a while. Pick up a unique gift, shop for vintage clothing, or simply enjoy the colorful surroundings.

Toronto: Small Group Tour by Van with Boat Trip

9. Toronto: Small Group Tour by Van with Boat Trip

Let your driver take the strain as you enjoy a narrated trip around Canada's metropolis. Immerse yourself in an intimate experience with a maximum of 9 guests as you see sights like the Rogers Center and bustling Dundas Square. Benefit from pickup from your accommodation in downtown Toronto and clamber aboard your Mercedes vehicle. Admire the city's streets and buildings as you zip around downtown accompanied by commentary from your guide. Learn about local insights and historic highlights, and get personalized recommendations as you go. See the CN Tower, the iconic "Toronto" sign at Nathan Philips Square, and all the other downtown essentials. Enjoy a stop to explore St. Lawrence Market. Use the free time to grab something to eat or indulge in some shopping at the independent stalls. On days the market is closed, take a stroll instead around the atmospheric cobblestone streets of the Distillery District. After your stop, hop on board a vessel for a cruise on Toronto Harbor. Admire the downtown skyline and the city's islands from the water as you cruise just off the shore. At the end of your experience, enjoy drop-off back at your downtown accommodation.

Toronto: 2-Hour Kensington Market Chinatown Walking Tour

10. Toronto: 2-Hour Kensington Market Chinatown Walking Tour

Canada is often described as a “cultural mosaic”—Toronto exemplifies this diversity. Explore the fascinating neighborhoods of Toronto with an expert guide on a 2-hour walking tour. Choose to join a public tour or enjoy a private tour. Explore booming Chinatown, with its novelty tea shops, ethnic markets, and stunning street art. Continue through Kensington Market, the definition of the Canadian melting pot. Explore and taste more specialty food stops than you can count (optional tastings at own cost). Fall in love with the eclectic shops through diverse authentic streets. If you are a curious local, a “New Canadian” or just a visiting for the day, you'll enjoy the walk of a lifetime. Some other highlights include Campbell House, Consulate General of the United States, Art Gallery of Ontario, Lucky Moose Food Mart, Ten Ren, Moonbeam Coffee, Tom’s Place, Nu Bugel, Otto’s Berliner Döner, Kiever Synagogue, just to name a few.

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What people are saying about Ontario

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 213 reviews

Guide has excellent knowledge of the area, and the politics of region. An excellent story tell and a joy to spend time with in this lovely city.

Perfect duration and perfect time of the evening to take great photos. The guide was a very good story teller.

In spite of the wet weather, Roberta conducted her tour with humour and great information.

Very informative-really enjoyed our storyteller. Learned much about Ottawa.

Chris is such a cool guy. Very well paced and enjoyable time.