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Toronto Islands: Morning or Twilight 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

1. Toronto Islands: Morning or Twilight 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

After a short ferry ride across the harbor, you'll get on your bike and explore the car free neighborhoods on the eastern islands, and visit historic landmarks such as the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse and the Royal Canadian Yacht club. Of course, you'll also enjoy the scenery, including the parks, the beaches, the cottages, and some incredible views of the Toronto skyline.  Along the way, you’ll hear stories about key people and events from the last 200 years of the island’s remarkable history. The tour is suitable for beginner to advanced riders, as the ride is an easy pace, making plenty of stops to talk and take in the sights.  The guides are expert city riders and very familiar with Toronto.

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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

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Ottawa: Hop-On Hop-Off Guided City Tour Day Ticket

3. Ottawa: Hop-On Hop-Off Guided City Tour Day Ticket

All aboard for this popular hop-on hop-off city tour of Ottawa that’s filled with fun, facts, and history! Stay on the bus for the 1.5-hour tour or hop off and back on throughout the validity of your ticket. See the sights of Ottawa from a classic open-top, double-decker bus. Sit on the lower deck and enjoy the inside comfort or ride on the top deck and enjoy the fantastic views as your knowledgeable, bilingual guide points out landmarks and shares the city's history with you. Hop off at sites you want to explore and hop back on to resume your city tour. Do this at your own pace, and visit as many of Ottawa’s top sites as you like. See museums, parks, galleries, the Byward Market, the Canadian Parliament buildings, and lots more. Explore, dine, and shop throughout the capital city!

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Toronto: Distillery District Historic Walking Tour

4. Toronto: Distillery District Historic Walking Tour

Tour one of Toronto's newest and oldest landmark locations - popular with tourists and locals alike. The Distillery District's Victorian buildings and cobblestone streets are steeped in history, and are today lined with hip indie restaurants, bars, boutiques, galleries, outdoor sculptures and theaters.  On the tour, you will explore the largest and best preserved collection of Victorian industrial architecture in North America. The story of a young, inebriated city collides with the rise of the Gooderham and Worts Distillery, their families and so much more. Spend an hour with one of the expert, enthralling guides who will tell you stories of business intrigue, a drunk city and the company that became the world's largest distillery. The tour includes a visit to Mill Street Brewery for a brief talk.

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Toronto's Waterfront: Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

5. Toronto's Waterfront: Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Avoid the limitations of the traditional walking tour and take an audio guided with you around Toronto. Download the app and let the GPS map show you where you are and where you'll go next. Enjoy automated commentary as you walk from location to location and appreciate the city at your own pace. Ditch crowded tour groups and specific schedules and embark on a great self-guided tour experience with all the information a guide would provide. Spot the major sights like the CN Tower, the Rogers Centre, Sugar Beach and the Redpath Sugar Plant, One Yonge Street, and the Toronto Star Building. Stop and start whenever you like and take part in a fun location-based trivia game. Listen carefully to the commentary, look at the question on your phone, and take a stab at getting the right answer.

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Ottawa: Canadian War Museum Admission

6. Ottawa: Canadian War Museum Admission

Visit The Canadian War Museum, the national museum of military history, conveniently located west of Parliament Hill near downtown Ottawa. The museum is one of the world's most respected places for the study and understanding of armed conflict.  Discover the inspiring and touching stories of Canada's military contributions. Canada's rich military history is showcased through personal stories, artwork, photographs, and interactive presentations. Tour the extensive permanent exhibitions and expand your knowledge of the conflicts that shaped Canada, Canadians, and the world. The galleries have been designed to emphasize the human experience of war.  Explore at your own pace as you discover the rare and historically important artifacts, uniforms, vehicles, art, and memorabilia that make up the 3 million pieces in the collections. Each gallery highlights defining moments in Canada’s military history and the ways in which past events have shaped the nation.

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Montreal: Private Day Tour to Ottawa

7. Montreal: Private Day Tour to Ottawa

Discover the history and culture of Canada's capital city Ottawa, just a 2-hour drive from Montreal.  Get picked up directly from your accommodation and enjoy a scenic drive through the charming Canadian countryside. On arrival in Ottawa, visit Parliament Hill, where you will see the stunning neo-Gothic Parliament Building that overlooks the majestic Ottawa River. Then, wander to ByWard Market, one of Canada's oldest and largest public markets. Next, take a stroll through some of the unique parks of Ottawa. If you’re feeling peckish, get some advice from your guide on the best places for lunch in Ottawa.  In the late afternoon, your driver will take you back to your hotel where you will arrive between 5.00 and 6.00 PM.

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Kingston: Haunted Night Walking Tour

8. Kingston: Haunted Night Walking Tour

Experience Kingston like never before. Go on an adventure which takes you through Kingston’s old Sydenham Ward. Hear some of the most spine-tingling ghost stories from the earliest days of Kingston including haunted hotels, hidden burial grounds, grave robbings, hangings at the old courthouse, and Kingston's haunted Bed & Breakfasts. You will never look at the city in the same way again. This 1.25-hour night tour will depart from the ticket office on Ontario Street. Your cloaked tour guide will lead you from the heart of the historic city to the oldest residential area. Listen to chilling tales and see a darker side to Kingston's history. After being led through the streets of Downtown Kingston, your guide can walk you back to the start location, or leave you to enjoy a sleepless night in the city.

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Toronto: Downtown Walking Tour with Optional Attraction

9. 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

10. 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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What people are saying about Ontario

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4.7 / 5

based on 249 reviews

Nicole was excellent distillary tour guide. She was knowledgable and personable and more than capable to answer related questions. She did not cancel tour as lone participant and she even went into overtime no complaints. Recommend tour. Interesting history that expands beyond Toronto limits.

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 !

Everyone was very friendly and helpful. We were taken to the exhibit that i wanted to see. When we were lost a very nice young man came to our rescue.

Very Knowledgeable tour guide provided a good overview of interesting places in Ottawa. Driver was friendly and provided great service.

What a great tour, went all over the city, able to get off and then get next bus.