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Lake Ontario

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #36 of 329 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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Buffalo, New York
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304 reviews 304 reviews
143 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

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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Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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139 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 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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44 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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37 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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70 reviews 70 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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41 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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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