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Toronto: Heart of Downtown 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

1. 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

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Kensington Market and Chinatown, Toronto with Snack & Drink

2. Kensington Market and Chinatown, Toronto with Snack & Drink

Explore Toronto's most lively boroughs on a 2-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.

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Toronto: 2-Hour Kensington Market Chinatown Walking Tour

3. 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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Lonely Planet Experiences: Toronto Market and Food Tour

4. Lonely Planet Experiences: Toronto Market and Food Tour

Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience. After a brief introduction to Old Town Toronto (the neighborhood where your tour takes place), your guide will walk you past Berczy Park which features a stunning new fountain. From there you will make your way to one of your guide's favorite coffee shops for a brew of your choice, before you visit a small sandwich shop nearby which is reputed to have the best apple cake in the world. From there you’ll make your way to the St. Lawrence Market, which National Geographic once declared the “best food market in the world”. At the market you’ll learn about the origin of Toronto’s official signature food: the peameal bacon sandwich. Celebrity chefs from Emeril to Anthony Bourdain have bitten into one of these, and now it’s your turn. Time will be spent inside the St. Lawrence Market visiting vendors and sampling foods that have played an important role in the cultures of immigrants who settled there over the past two centuries. You will learn about foods which have become common in this region, including how some of the favorites are virtually unknown outside of Ontario. Each food stop offers the opportunity to interact with vendors, ask questions, and learn even more from the experts. Foods throughout your tour can include butter tarts, artisanal mustard and pretzel sticks, ginger ale, Montreal-style bagels, cheese curds, pierogis, maple candy, and more. The final stop on the tour will be a local pub which has been around for decades. This spot serves creative versions of the popular French-Canadian dish known as poutine. By the end of the tour, you will not only have a better understanding of what Canadian food is, but also a little bit about what it means to be Canadian.

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Toronto: Craft Beer, History and Culture Tour (Small Group)

5. Toronto: Craft Beer, History and Culture Tour (Small Group)

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 each pub stop, a beer will be included, but you are welcome to purchase more.

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Toronto: Downtown Walking Tour with Optional Attraction

6. Toronto: Downtown Walking Tour with Optional Attraction

Explore downtown Toronto on a guided walking tour. Begin your day meeting your expert guide downtown. Then head off to explore Nathan Phillips Square, which sits in front of the current Toronto City Hall. Here you will have an opportunity to take a picture with the famous Toronto sign, as well as check out the reflecting pool and Peace Garden. Steps away from here, you’ll have a chance to see the Old Toronto City Hall. The stunning architecture of the building was designed by the same architect as the Casa Loma. You will then pass by First Canadian Place, Union Station, and Fairmont Royal York before heading to a photo stop at Maple Leaf Square, sometimes referred to as Jurassic Park. Lastly, you will head towards the CN Tower, where you can take some pictures in front of the Canada sign. If you’ve chosen to add this optional visit, you will head inside Canada’s tallest tower and ride up in the glass elevators to an observation area with an incredible, panoramic view of the city.

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Toronto: City and Brick Works Guided Bicycle Tour

7. Toronto: City and Brick Works Guided Bicycle Tour

Relax and follow the leader as your 3.5-hour ride begins in one of the city's newest neighborhoods, the Canary District. Next, ride through the cobblestone streets of the Distillery District and see the Victorian-era buildings surrounding this historic neighborhood. The route will take you along the midtown bike lanes to show you some of Toronto's cultural and historical landmarks including Queen’s Park, the University of Toronto and Yorkville. Feel the pulse of Regent Park as it is redeveloping, the old-world charm of Cabbagetown with its collection of Victorian-era houses, and the stately repose of Rosedale. The city landscape will quickly give way as you find yourself rolling downhill through a forest alongside Mud Creek and the Don Valley into the Evergreen Brickworks. Enjoy your choice of refreshments as you stroll through the grounds and see how a historical landmark has been repurposed to create a thriving community meeting place. The famous Saturday Morning Farmers Market is a feast for the senses. This 3.5-hour guided tour gives you a fantastic cross-section of life in Toronto and will appeal to both your urban cravings and love of nature.

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Toronto: Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Tour With a Local

8. Toronto: Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Tour With a Local

Whether you’re a foodie or history buff, discover Toronto’s best-kept secrets on this personalised private walking tour. Within 24 hours after booking, the local partner will send you a short questionnaire about your personality and interests to match you to a like-minded host. On the day of the tour, your local guide will lead you off the tourist trail to discover the highlights and hidden gems of Toronto tailored to you. Maybe you’ll explore Toronto’s art hubs and hipster hangouts, or maybe learn about the history of the city. Your passionate local guide will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. Whatever you ask your tour guide to show you, you’re sure to discover the unique personality of the city.

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What people are saying about Toronto

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 158 reviews

This bicycle tour was great! The bikes were comfortable and in excellent condition. Terrance was very knowledgeable, patient and concerned for our safety. We learned a lot in a short time that we never would have seen or known! We will come back to Toronto to see and learn more because of this tour. Thank you!

We had a fantastic tour of Toronto, so many explanations, info's -. Our guide was very caring, friendly and helpful. The bikes were great - new and in the best condition. Again any time! Thanks a lot !

Cycled around Toronto with tour guide Terence, past all the highlights! Seen a lot and learned a lot about the city thanks to our very enthusiastic guide Terence!

Madison was an excellent guide: charming, friendly, and knowledgeable. We learned a lot and recommend this tour!

Jordan was a wealth of knowledge. The group size was perfect to ask questions and interact