Toronto City Guide
Moving & Storage Services in Toronto
If you’re looking for moving and storage services in Toronto, who better to choose than Tippet-Richardson? We were founded in Toronto, in 1927, so we know the city better than most and will be happy to use our many years of experience and expertise, to make your move go smoothly! Here’s a little bit of insider info about Toronto.
Things to do in Toronto
Toronto is the largest city in Canada, so it comes as no surprise that it’s a bustling, cosmopolitan and multicultural destination, with seemingly endless opportunities for arts, culture and entertainment. Toronto is home to: the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Toronto, the National Ballet of Canada, the Canadian Opera Company, the Royal Conservatory of Music, plus many art galleries, theatres and venues. 6 professional sports teams call Toronto home, including the Maple Leafs and the Blue Jays.
There’s never a dull moment in Toronto, with festivals throughout the year: the Canadian Stage Company puts on an outdoor Shakespeare production in High Park every summer; Toronto International Film Festival (Toronto, along with Vancouver, is known as Hollywood North, because of the huge number of film locations and movie studios, not to mention TV stations – here you’ll find Canada’s Walk of Fame, with stars along King Street and Simcoe Street); Caribana Festival has been held annually since 1967 and attracts 1 million visitors every year; in late June, Pride Week takes place and is one of the world’s biggest LGBTQ festivals! However, if crowds aren’t your thing, you can always escape the city and take in the magnificent beauty of Lake Ontario.
Dining & Entertainment
Toronto has a plethora of dining options and entertainment to suit absolutely anyone. It also has some amazing venues that offer dining and entertainment at the same time. You can check out samba dancers at the Copacabana Brazilian Steakhouse, overlook a Blue Jays game at Arriba, solve a murder mystery at Mysteriously Yours, watch a jousting match at Medieval Times. Other places offer belly-dancing, dance classes, pong, pinball, the list goes on. You’ll be spoilt for choice!
Things to do in Toronto with kids
Toronto has cultural experiences available to everyone and children are fully catered to. You’ll find innovative family-centric activities on Sundays at the Art Gallery of Ontario, several museums, the hockey hall of fame, and the Young People’s Theatre, to name but a few. The Ontario Science Centre has extensive programming for children and, for the thrill-seekers in your family, Canada’s Wonderland amusement park might be just the thing. Along with all this, there are farms to visit, islands to hop, and even a castle to storm at Casa Loma.
Dog-friendly activities to do in Toronto
There are over 40 dog-centric activities in the city, ranging from beaches to parks, trails, woodland, walking tours, playgrounds, plus multiple off-leash places for your furry friend to run wild. It’s also relatively easy to find accommodation (over 200 pet-friendly hotels!) and dining options that are dog-friendly, making Toronto an exceptionally great destination for dog lovers.
So, as you can tell, there’s something for everyone in Toronto. But, as they say, everyone will fall in XO with TO!
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