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Interact with about 40 different species of farm animals at the Far Enough Farm located in Centre Island. Not only can children touch and feed typical farm animals like sheep, cows, goats and pigs but the petting farm also houses a number of exotic birds like Japanese quail, fantail pigeon and even black swan. If you or your little ones have any questions about the animals, feel free to ask one of the many farmhands as they are quite knowledgeable when it comes to the animals. If you are looking to spend quality time with your family, head to Far Enough Farm for a memorable time.
Treetop Eco-Adventure Park is a fun place for the entire family. Set in a vast, verdant landscape that is covered in towering trees and lush grass, the park offers a number of adventurous activities. From ziplining on trees to various obstacle courses, Treetop Eco-Adventure Park has got them all. The lines are carefully stretched several feet above the ground and visitors are carefully harnessed and geared before they glide. Once you let go, you can experience adventure at its best while enjoying picturesque views of the surrounding region. Obstacle courses are a bit more difficult than the ziplines and are perfect for team activities.
Riverdale Park East is a great place to escape to, if you wish for some fresh air to breathe without leaving the city. This park area makes for a great day out with friends or family as there are a gamut of activities for everyone to pick from. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy a game of baseball or football, while kids can run around at the playground. The ice rink is ideal for skating as well as ice hockey, while a swim in the outdoor pool is quite refreshing. All this activity is bound to leave you hungry; lay down for a meal in their picnic spot, and take a small hike along one of their many trails.
Located in the High Park Zoo, Jamie Bell Adventure Park boasts of one of the largest playgrounds in the state. Featuring an array of slides, rides and other attractions, it remains famous as one of the few playgrounds laid down to the designs submitted by local kids who sketched out how their playground should look like. An impressive castle replica, climbing ropes, swings and ladders are some of its other key highlights.
Riverdale Farm is a place that will have you experiencing the country life, even while you're still in the city. This attraction is open for visitors everyday, and features expansive farms that are lined with woods and small water features. The farm was built on a former zoo site, and one can visit farm animals such as ducks, goats, pigs and sheep now, instead of wild animals. The historic barn on the farm must be visited, and the farm grounds are often the venue for local cultural events as well.
Woodbine Beach is located in east Toronto, and it is probably one of the best beaches in the city. Due to the beach's distance from Downtown Toronto, Woodbine Beach is less crowded than other Toronto water attractions. You can jog along the waterside, play a game of beach volleyball, fly a kite, simply relax in the sun, and of course, go swimming.
The High Park is an ancient beautiful natural preserve that offers a pond, wooded areas, trails, open picnic areas and numerous recreational facilities for the entire family. Baseball, swimming, skating, and tennis are just some of the activities that families or groups of friends can indulge in and bond over. You can also watch a play at the outdoor theatre during the annual Dream in High Park, tour the greenhouse, or visit the park's zoo. Each of the attractions has its own specific phone number and opening hours.
Shaped by the elements over the course of millenia, the Scarborough Bluffs rise from the shores of Lake Ontario in East Toronto. The sheer face of the escarpment is a defining feature of the waterfront, rising to a height of 90 meters (300 feet) above the shore. Several parks span the 15-kilometer (9.3-mile) stretch of the Scarborough Bluffs as it traces the edge of the lake. While most of these are found perched atop its peaks, a few grant access to the narrow beach that lies at its base. The view from the top is notoriously astounding in beauty, although few can deny the striking quality of a more low-lying perspective with the barren rock face rising high above the tranquil water.
iFly Toronto lets you experience the thrill of flight without having to jump out of a plane. This indoor attraction provides the rush of skydiving without going more than a few feet off the ground by using an advanced wind tunnel. Feel like you're free-falling in a safe environment! Even children as young as 4 can experience this fun activity!
Evergreen Brick Works is a unique and fun-filled way to experience sustainable development. A quarry and buildings have been transformed into parks, attractions, and an educational center. Evergreen Brick Works wants to educate people in an informative and interesting way. There are a lot of sites to explore, including learning how to make pottery at Clay Works, buying local produce at Evergreen Garden Market, hiking through Don Valley Brick Works Park, and the exploring the beautiful Children's Garden in Chimney Court.
Occupying an entire block in the heart of Toronto's cultural district is the famous TIFF Bell Lightbox which boasts a cinema, studios and galleries which display works of art related to cinema. Visitors here are often astonished by the mammoth collection of world cinema that is screened.
Ripley's Aquarium has a lot to offer its visitors, with new marine life to discover and new things to see and learn. Easily accessible as it is situated in the heart of the city, the aquarium features over 16,000 specimens of aquatic animals and other forms of sea-life. Popular exhibits include the jellyfish displays and the Touch Tanks, where guests can interact with harmless sharks and rays. If you are in the city do not miss out on an adventurous day at the aquarium with your family and experience the life underwater.