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Toronto for free

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Toronto for free
Budget travellers can experience the inner core and culture of Toronto for free by visiting some of the most well-known spots in the city. St. Lawrence Market, Chinatown and Lake Ontario are tourist hot-spots and the best part: no admission is required.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Riverdale Farm
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Riverdale Farm

Toronto's Riverdale Farm covers 7.5 scenic acres and is a hot spot for families. Along with the wooded areas, ponds and gardens, there are plenty of farm animals to visit. All this and more in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Chinatown
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Chinatown

With more than 200,000 Chinese who reside in Toronto, visitors are attracted to this lively and colorful district for bargain-shopping and restaurants.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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St. Lawrence Market
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St. Lawrence Market

Once housing city hall, this Victorian building is surrounded by other historically significant architectural gems.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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High Park
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High Park

Popular urban oasis offers a variety of outdoor recreation including ice-skating, baseball games, nature hikes and exploring the park's greenhouse.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Lake Ontario
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Lake Ontario

One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and recreation opportunities for every season.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Toronto Beach
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Toronto Beach

Known as "The Beach" or "The Beaches," this eastern side of Toronto is a popular tourist spot as it offers a completely different flavor than downtown brings. There are plenty of historic buildings and independent specialty shops, but the main selling point is several kilometers of boardwalk surrounded by a sandy beach.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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