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Lake Ontario

Address: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #30 of 269 Attractions in Toronto
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Sailing, Kayaking
Fee: No
Owner description: One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Sailing, Kayaking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and recreation opportunities for every season.
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Hong Kong Region, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful lake. Do rent boats at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour (it's next to a prison which has fantastic architecture). The river Niagra feeds into this lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Beautiful lake, such a big as a sea. Really nice place. I was surprised that the prices for renting sailing boats are so high. In fact too high. It shouldn't be so expensive and more available for normal people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The lake is huge. Lukes like the ocean. You can see ducks resting on its waters. Birds fly near the lake. Very cute. But it's too cold near the lake if you want to enjoy the look longer, avoid visiting it on very cold days.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I begin with, the Canadian people is definitely the friendliest on Earth! and Lake Ontario is more like a sea! worth visiting!

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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Nice lake, great for skipping stones! You could have a great day at the lake if you brought food and had a nice picnic! Lots of fun'

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Big lake. Grey and cold with decorative flotsam on the shore. I suppose it is very dependent on the weather. Since Toronto is so afflicted by rough weather (snowed a wee bit yesterday), this naturally impacts. The developed water front in Toronto is worth a stroll.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A beautiful lake in many spots but very changeable. I would have give 5/5 but it is a lake, you know, and just sits there most of the time.

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North Tonawanda, New York
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198 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We never tire of driving along the shores of the Great Lakes (mostly Ontario and Erie because they are close by). On today's trip to Toronto I, as a passenger for a change, was really able to enjoy the views. One could see the skyline of Toronto across the lake, bridges across rivers, creeks, and bays, lovely parks, old ships,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We took a boat at night, the view of Toronto was amazing the night lights and the weather. I hightly recommend you to check it.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I visited the Pickering portion of Lake Ontario, and a certain portion called Petticoat Creek. It was really beautiful and scenic, with lots of bridges and pathways. Its really nice for all the family whether you're going for a picnic or simply walking down. I would suggest going on a very sunny day as we went on a colder windier... More 

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