Visiting Toronto for the first time? A quick way to get familiar with the city is to take an affordable Toronto sightseeing tour.
Bond Place Hotel , close to Dundas Square.
Hotel Victoria Downtown, excellent location.
Super 8 Downtown Toronto, comfortable and value-packed.
Holiday Inn Express Toronto – Downtown, free hot breakfast bar.
Take your time exploring Toronto and seeing the city’s sights by buying a ticket for the budget-friendly Toronto Hop-on Hop-off Tour. Climb aboard and listen and learn from the professional commentary as you tour past Toronto sights and major attractions, and through shopping areas and unique cultural districts. See something you want to explore further? No problem. There are lots of hop-off and hop-on stops along the way—many by major hotels. The tour runs from 9:00 AM till 4:00 PM and your ticket is valid for three touring days.
Take off, eh, and see the city’s downtown core and waterfront from the air on a Toronto Helicopter Tour. You’ll cruise past skyscrapers, the famed CN Tower—one of the world’s tallest free-standing buildings–and get a breathtaking, bird’s eye, panoramic view of Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands. And what makes this helicopter tour even nicer is it’s the most affordable one you can book.
The Toronto skyline is gorgeous at night. What better way to see for yourself than by embarking on a Toronto Inner Harbour Evening Boat Cruise. This thrifty thing to do makes for a wonderful, relaxing time. On this boat cruise you you’ll meander your way through the Toronto islands and, as day turns to dusk, witness the city skyline transform into a glittering, glowing wonder.
Enjoy some learning, laughs and lager by heading out on a Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour. During this 3.5 hour walking tour you’ll discover the history of beer in Toronto, visit three historical pubs and of course, sample some fine craft brews along your journey.
After you’re done doing up the city of Toronto, board a bus and head out on a Niagara Falls Day Trip from Toronto. Niagara Falls is just a mere 1.5 hours away from Toronto. You’ll travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach bus. This priced right, 8-hour tour is jam-packed with all the must-see-and-do Niagara Falls activities including getting on a boat to get up close and personal with The Falls, seeing the Whirlpool Rapids and the Floral Clock, visiting historic Niagara-on-the-Lake and a tour and tasting at a winery.
A great way to score cheap, discount tickets on Toronto city tours and boat cruises is to check Groupon, the money-saving website that features local discounts in 150 cities. Visit the “Toronto Things to Do” Groupon page and you’ll find savings of anywhere from 40-90% on Toronto city tours and cruises. The Toronto Things to Do Groupon page is a smart place to check out when you’re first planning your trip and even when you’re in the middle of your Toronto visit because new deals get added weekly and even daily many times.
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If you have your heart set on seeing the CN Tower, the Royal Ontario Museum, Casa Loma, the Toronto Zoo and Ontario Science Centre do them all on the cheap by getting yourself a Toronto CityPASS.
This is an awesome thrifty thing to do—you’ll save over 40% on the combined, regular admission price for these five attractions.
Whether you’re travelling alone, as a couple or as a family it’s hard to beat the value of the Toronto CityPASS. To learn more about what the Toronto CityPass has to offer, check out the short video below.