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Address: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Kayaking, Sailing
Description: One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and...
One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and recreation opportunities for every season.
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Beautiful place!!

Beautiful.. amazing walk along the lakeside. Lakeshore is very beautiful for walks. Humber bridge and the park is very relaxing. Harbourfront is amazing and has many good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Have visited Lake Ontario both in winters and summers and this lake is just so beautiful from all locations. Located right between Ontario and the US, this huge lake, almost the size of black sea, it is home to seagulls, fish and offers opportunities for boating, water sports and visits. All towns and cities touching the lake, have either built... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Beautiful.. amazing walk along the lakeside. Lakeshore is very beautiful for walks. Humber bridge and the park is very relaxing. Harbourfront is amazing and has many good restaurants. There are also events taking place on weekends.

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Ok, it's a lake, it's big and you can't take a gentle stroll around it in an hour! The lake is heaven and he'll i. One place, bitterly cold in winter but a haven in the summer with its cool breeze. The lake's vastness makes you feel insignificant. There is a bleakness to it, that reminds you of it's edginess.... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Gorgeous...walk along the boardwalk in the Beaches neighbourhood of Toronto...it does not disappoint!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I am overdue for this review - There is so much to see and do in Toronto, and the people are so hospitable and welcoming ! This is a such a beautiful place with amazing views . . . Nice place to sit back and enjoy a moment of serenity.

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Muskoka Lakes, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nice to have the city on the water. The skyline is lovely, day and night and Lake Ontario has some great beaches. If you plan on swimming, make sure it is July or August. Water is cold!

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Toronto, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

So many ways to leave your land legs behind! SUP, canoe, kayak, ferry, sail boat, dinner cruise, outrigger, dragon boat...there are so many ways to depart from the shore and get out to the open water leaving the behind the shadows of looming edifices. But do look back on this seldom seen view of the city's distinctive skyline. Catch the... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We viewed the lake from several areas. It is really pretty and so vast!!!! If you are on the Canadian side. This is a must see.

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NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Lake Ontario is beautiful from the United States side but it is equally beautiful from the Canadian side. A beautiful place to take a nice stroll.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

went in March was frozen it was really nice just looking at it from the top of the CN tower as the sun set with a pint in my hand very magical.

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