Activities and Places to Visit in Toronto in Fall: An Epic Guide
- September 22, 2022
Rain or shine, there is plenty to do both inside and outside in Toronto this fall. Toronto’s many museums and exhibitions make great escapes on cool and rainy days, but when the sun shines on the fall foliage, you can enjoy many unique outings and day trips. Read on for an overview of some of the best activities in Toronto this fall.
Visit Toronto's Newest Museum
Where:10 Dundas St East, Basement 2
What: One of Toronto’s newest attractions is Little Canada, an exhibit that showcases miniaturized versions of Toronto, Golden Horseshoe, Ottawa, Niagara, and Quebec. Unique to the exhibit is the Littlization Station, a large booth that scans guests and 3D prints figures of them. For more information, visit their website.
Visit the Hockey Hall of Fame
Where: 30 Yonge St
What: With hockey season starting up in October, now is the perfect time to learn about Canada’s favourite sport by visiting the Hockey Hall of Fame. This famous museum features interactive activities, theatres that showcase hockey’s greatest moments, and exhibits with famous hockey artifacts such as the Stanley Cup.
Take a Day Trip from Toronto
Where: Various locations
What: Taking fall day trips from Toronto can be a great way to spend your weekends. Bus tours from Toronto to Niagara Falls are a convenient way to experience one of Ontario’s most famous attractions. Rockwood Conservation Area offers caves, cliffs, and some lovely photo ops of fall foliage. Part of a designated UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Cheltenham Badlands has a unique landscape made of rolling, red hills of eroded rock.
Explore Casa Loma
Where: 1 Austin Terrace
What: Toronto’s famous castle is a beautiful and wondrous sight on any day of the year, but the fall leaves bring out this 85-year-old structure’s majesty and elegance. Explore the castle grounds and interior exhibits. When you need a break, enjoy a sweet snack at The Liberty Café or a meal at The Gardens at Casa Loma, both located on castle grounds.
Take a Train Ride at Rail Fest
Where: 19 Railway St, Uxbridge
What: Take a ride on a historic heritage train at the Durham Heritage Railway and enjoy some fall colours at this fantastic family-friendly event. After the train ride, you can explore the heritage museum and listen to live music. At just $9.99 per person, this is an affordable and delightful experience.