Things to do
Great Things To Do In Toronto On A Tight Budget
Planning a vacation can be incredibly expensive so finding things to do that are enjoyable and inexpensive is always a treat. Here is a list of a few fun and relaxing things to do in Toronto that are free or cost very little so you can stretch out that tight budget and still have the time of your life in this great city.
There is nothing In the whole world quite like the feeling that you get when standing mere inches away from Niagara Falls and best of all you can visit the Falls for free. Want to add a little romance to your things to do in Toronto trip? Check out Queen Victoria Park between 9p.m and 12a.m when the lights are turned on and Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridle Veil/ Luna Falls comes alive with all the colors of the rainbow. You can spend days exploring the bounty of nature at Niagara Falls without spending a dime.
In the very heart of this bustling metropolis you will find a quiet and peaceful farm complete with fresh vegetables and various friendly farm animals. Welcome to Riverdale farms where nothing has changed much since the early 20th century. This real working farm does everything the old fashioned way without help of modern machinery and you can wander the grounds to see how the chores get done and commune with the animals for free.
Grab a picnic lunch and catch the ferry over to Centre Island. With 600 acres to explore and relax in you are sure to have a delightful afternoon. Those with a couple of dollars to spend can even enjoy the small amusement park, restaurants and other attractions around the island. The park is free but the ferry will set you back about $4 each way.
The Royal Ontario Museum is an excellent place to spend a Friday evening. Why Friday? Because admission to the entire museum is ˝ price on Fridays so you can enjoy all the wonders for a miserly $9 for adults and $6 for kids between 4 and 14. But hurry, special pricing is from 4:30p.m to 8:30 pm so you will need to pack a lot of fun and learning into a couple hours.
Stop and smell the flowers
Parks abound in this beautiful city and they are definitely on our list of free things to do in Toronto. Two parks of interest on our must see list is Ireland Park where you can see the Rowan Gillespie’s sculptures portraying the arrival of refugees from the Great Famine of Ireland and the magnificently ostentatious gardens surrounding the Spadina Historic House and Gardens created for financier James Austin. Want to see how the super rich lived in the early part of the 20th century? For about $8 for adults and $5 for kids you can tour this lovely restored mansion.
Enjoy your Stay in Toronto
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