Hi - I have searched the forums and see that my 8 hour layover is probably enough time to leave the airport and do something - I could just use some advice on what that something should be! I arrive from US at 12:04 on a Tuesday in November, and my flight to Paris leaves at 8:25. I figure, even with a late flight and slow customs lines, if I take public transportation I can probably be downtown by 2/2:30. I'll probably need to leave downtown by 5 to get back to the airport with reasonable time to get through security/customs and be ready to board. Should I plan to leave earlier in case of rush hour traffic?
In any case, I'll probably have 2-3 hours in the city. I've been to Toronto once before when I was a teenager, so I've seen some of the attractions. I haven't been to the CN tower, so I'm considering eating there, and then maybe walking a few blocks over to Smoke's to try some poutine. The other option I was thinking of was picking a neighborhood, like Queens Street West, and just wandering through a few shops and eating a meal. Which option seems easiest in terms of tranportation? Is there some sort of all day transportation pass I could get at the airport?