The peak season to visit Toronto is the summer season that runs from June to August. It is warm, sunny and rainy at about 65-80 deg F. This translates into a beautiful backdrop for sightseeing and enjoying a series of music and food festivals that are celebrated during this period. If you’ve a budget crunch, you can visit this city during the winters from November to March. It would be freezing cold at about 30-45 deg F with snowfall and rains, but you would also get to enjoy the city’s 100 year old Santa Claus Parade and New Year Eve’s celebrations besides low air fares and hotel rates.
The city is served by Toronto Pearson International Airport (also known as Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Toronto Pearson, Pearson Airport, or simply Pearson). The largest and busiest airport in Canada, it is named in the honour of former Prime Minister and Nobel Prize Laureate Lester B. Pearson. The airport is a hub for Air Canada,FedEx Express and WestJet. It is a focus city for Air Transat and Sunwing Airlines. An extensive network of non-stop domestic flights is operated from Pearson to all major and many secondary Canadian cities. Over 75 airlines fly nearly 1100 passengers to more than 180 destinations worldwide from here everyday. Some of the major destinations covered include Montreal, Miami, Amsterdam, London, Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Washington and Shanghai among others. The airlines offering flying services include British Airways, Emirates, Etihad Airways and Lufthansa. Places of Interest in Toronto
Nicknamed ‘the New York City of Canada,’ Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada. This stunning lakeside city alongside Lake Ontario is a prolific centre of arts, music and theatre. This city has a varied history of immigrants from across the world and is thus home to an extensive cultural mosaic that can be best viewed in its festivals, national historic sites, museums and galleries. Some of the stellar highlights in are the CN Tower (the tallest freestanding structure in Western Hemisphere), Royal Ontario Museum and Ripley’s Museum of Canada.CN Tower
The CN Tower (estd: 1976) is a 553.33 metre high concrete communications and observation tower in Toronto. It was declared one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World in 1995 and is now the third tallest tower in the world. It has a glass floor (at 342 metres), a revolving restaurant (351 metres) and an overhead rail system (at 356 metres).Royal Ontario Museum
The Royal Ontario Museum is the largest museum in Canada. It has more than six million artefacts related to fine arts, world culture and natural history in forty galleries. It has a notable collection of dinosaurs, minerals, meteorites and the world's largest collection of fossils consisting of more than 150000 specimens. Also of note here is Palmyra Tombstone of Akmath that dates back to 2nd century AD.Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada is a public aquarium near CN Tower in Toronto. The aquarium features 3500 exotic sea and freshwater specimens from more than 450 species in a total of 1.5 million gallons of water. You should visit it for one of its underwater tunnel called the Dangerous Lagoon. It is the aquarium's largest tank and has a moving side walk to let you admire the marine life inside.