You don’t have to travel far to experience a world of difference!
Take your students on a tour of Toronto and Niagara Falls and expose them to a world of man-made and natural beauty. With over 100 identified cultural groups, Toronto is a crosshatch of world cultures. The largest city in Canada, Toronto offers students a glimpse of the best in big city living. Not far from the beautiful architecture and skyscrapers of Toronto lays the banks of the Niagara Falls. At the southern end of the Niagara Gorge, three distinct waterfalls (Horseshoe, American, and Bridal Veil) come together to form the renowned Niagara Falls at the international border between Canada and the United States.
Located on the west side of downtown Toronto, Fort York consists of historic military fortifications and buildings from the 18th century. The fort was originally constructed by the British as a military defense against the United States.
Rising to 1,815 feet, the CN Tower is a communications and observation tower in downtown Toronto. The tower was the tallest free-standing structure until 2010, and remains the highest free-standing structure in the western hemisphere.
Royal Ontario Museum
The Royal Ontario Museum is located north of Queen’s Park in the University of Toronto. The museum attracts over 1 million visitors each year, making it one of the largest museums in North America.
Art Gallery of Ontario
At 480,000 sq. ft., the Art Gallery of Ontario is one of the largest art galleries in North America. The gallery contains more than 80,000 works, from the 1st century, to the present day.
Ontario Science Centre
From geology to nature to astronomy, the Ontario Science Centre features interactive and engaging exhibits for all visitors. The Centre features Toronto’s only planetarium in operation, as well as rocks from Mars and the Moon.
Originally constructed for the financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt in 1911, Casa Loma is now a museum in Toronto. The home features gothic revival architecture and has become a city landmark.
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Just west of York University, Black Creek Pioneer Village is a recreated 19th century village featuring over forty historical buildings. A common stop for students, visitors can see what life may have been life for early settlers.
CBC Studios Tour
Students can gain a look behind the scenes at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto. At the center of the tour is the newly redeveloped integrated newsroom.
The Hockey Hall of Fame
The Hockey Hall of Fame is two venues in one. Functioning as a museum and hall of fame, the exhibits features NHL records and memorabilia, the Stanley Cup, as well as displays focused on the history of the sport.
Journey Behind the Falls
A series of tunnels and observation platforms located behind Horseshoe Falls provide guests an unforgettable experience at Niagara Falls. The tunnels extend 150 feet behind the falls and allow visitors to see the water cascading in front of the entrance.
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist ferries visitors to the base of the Niagara Falls, into the curve of Horseshoe Falls. The mist and roar of the water overtakes the boat and is one of the main attractions at Niagara Falls.
Rising over 500 feet, the Skylon Tower is an observation tower overlooking Niagara Falls. The tower features a revolving observation deck and restaurant that rotates once every hour.
White Water Walk
For a different side to the Niagara Falls, guests can walk along the churning whitewater rapids. This ¼ mile boardwalk leads visitors down past the rushing river.
Three distinct waterfalls come together on the international border between Canada and the United States. Collectively, over 6 million cubic feet of water pour over the falls every minute.
IMAX and Daredevil Museum
A visit to the Niagara IMAX combines the thrill of the IMAX theatre with the rush and roar of the falls. Viewers can feel the roar of going over the falls as early daredevils had done for years.
Nicknamed “The loveliest town in Canada,” Niagara, Ontario is a quaint city along the banks of the Niagara River. The town is home to three restored military forts, as well as a vibrant arts and wine culture.