The Eaton Centre should not be missed plus specialty districts like Queen street and upscale areas like Bay-Bloor, Harbour Front, Yorkville and Hazelton Lanes offer exclusive shopping amidst flower-filled courtyards and outdoor cafes.
Farmers markets like Kensington and St. Lawrence offer bustling atmospheres with dazzling varieties of fresh fish, cheeses, meats and vegetables.
Along with many private galleries, the Art Gallery of Ontario offers a permanent collection of over 68,000 works and houses the largest collection of Henry Moore sculptures in the world.
The nightlife is varied, offering opera, jazz, rock, blues, fusion and dance clubs. Get a local magazine called Now. It lists all the bars and the live entertainment happening plus the concerts, movie schedules and other cultural events.
With the Maple Leafs for hockey, the Blue Jays for baseball, the Raptors for basketball and the Argonauts for football, plus Grand Prix racing and PGA Golf, Toronto provides a world class sports scene.