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Lake Ontario

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #37 of 320 Attractions in Toronto
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Sailing, Kayaking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and recreation opportunities for every season.
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was so amazing.... Really peaceful and serene. Great way to see Toronto from a distance. Fell in live with Toronto.

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Makati, Philippines
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Lake is not as interesting as the St Lawrence River. Toronto skyline is nice from this area. CN tower is best viewed here too. Cool place along the board walk. Nice place to walk around in hot summer nights.

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Toronto, Canada
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150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Going down to the beaches, walking the boardwalk or strolling along Queen street is one of my favorite things to do in Toronto on a nice sunny day. Great place to people watch. Sometimes there's events down at the beach and that's a bonus.

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Dublin, Ireland
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40 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We took a bike ride along the lake,,,and yes it beautiful, perfect view, freshness it AWSOME.. Come here to get peace of mind... Take a walk, or run, either way the view is prefect!

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Brockton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped at various points along Lake Ontario on our way home from Toronto. We drove parallel to the QEW and drove along the wine country. It was stunning how big Lake Ontario actually is. You can't see the shore on the otherside. We were able to stop at a little beach type area and walk out on the dock... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My wife and I went out for an early morning walk along the Toronto harbour last week. As a longtime Torontonian, I constantly hear about how its sad that the condo developments have taken over the waterfront. I'm here to say that they should take a walk along the water and see how fantastic it really is. We walked from... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

its basically a huge play ground which gives toronto a spark. a beautiful backdrop from the CN tower. it gives depth to pictures, amazing!

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Farmingdale, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you are visiting the Niagara Falls area this is a great place to unwind away from the crowds, take a break, and get a little nature in. It is located in the Niagara on the Lake area were there is great shopping and eating, similar to the Hamptons on Long Island but much more down to earth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A beautiful place with an amazing boardwalk. We loved just sitting watching the amazing boats go by. Great experience.

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