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Lake Ontario

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One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and recreation opportunities for every season.
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Winding our way to and from Niagara on the Lake we had a lovely half frozen view of Lake Ontario from the Burlington Bay James N. Allan Skyway. I love a good suspension bridge too. You can forget just how much shoreline Lake Ontario encompasses,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

What magnificent views from Toronto out across to Islands and beyond, this will stay with me forever, looking across the lake from the CN Tower was breath taking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 43ericb
Reviewed November 8, 2018

My wife and I decided to picnic by this "Great" lake. Whoever called it great was lying. A "Just OK" Lake is more like it. When we got there, we were underwhelmed. It was so grey and wet. Too wet. It didn't offer much in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bartholomew b
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Lake Ontario needs little introduction being one of the 5 Great Lakes in North America - something I learnt from Geography lessons in school. I have usually seen Lake Ontario when staying in Downtown Toronto and even taken Harbour cruises on previous trips to Ontario....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank X1105XOashleya
Reviewed October 3, 2018

There are many places to see this Great Lake. If you are in Toronto the lake is almost hidden from view in the downtown core. If you do go down to Harbourfront area you can get boats tours around the harbour and out into the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Good Experience driving along lake. Few view points are stunning. When Driving along 401 East you need to smart to choose near by points to lake.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Venkat1727
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Not sure that the lake is a destination unless you have a boat. Toronto only has a very very small part of it.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank giffenk
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited Toronto for 4 nights on a 10 night travelling trip of North America. This was our last stop following New York and Niagara Falls. Both my husband and I loved Toronto and the Canadian people we so friendly. We took a boat trip out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 78victoria
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Nothing special. I wish I didnt read about the polution of the lake it doesnt fit the image I have from Toronto. The view is nothing special, during summer it may have some apeal for those who take a ride by ferry, in the winter...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MiltonKanno
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

In the past few years Toronto is really changing the face of the lake surroundings and it is a success. Running by the lake was awesome, they even put some mini beaches here and there.

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 25, 2017|
Response from Derek B | Reviewed this property |
From the Canadian side: STOKES BAY, ONTARIO Target Species: Smallmouth bass SERPENT HARBOUR, ONTARIO Target Species: Muskies PICTON, ONTARIO Target Species: Giant walleyes Hope that helps!
July 25, 2017|
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Response from Angeline M | Reviewed this property |
Ashbridges Bay is ideal. It's within walking distance of Woodbine beach. Check out Fishing Toronto's website for more detailed information.