My Toronto Bucket List

On September 1st, my girlfriend and I are moving to Toronto for a year. She will be doing her Master in Dietetics while I will be working remotely. This is an exciting experience to discover a new city. One year is short and long at the same time, so I want to make sure I enjoy going there and I make the most of it. This is why I am gathering a sort of bucket list. It makes me even more excited to go there.

Please share your recommendations and tips!

Museums & Sites

  • Visit the Royal Museum of Ontario
  • Visit the Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Go to the top of the CN Tower
  • Visit the Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Visit the Parliament of Canada in Ottawa
  • Visit the Casa Loma
  • Go to the Ontario Science Center
  • Visit Fort York
  • Visit the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
  • Visit the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa
  • Visit the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa


  • Visit York Ville neighbourhood
  • Explore the Distillery District
  • Go to Niagara Falls
  • Go to Prince Edward County
  • Go to Toronto Island Park
  • Go to the Algonquin Provincial Park
  • Walk the PATH
  • Watch a movie during the Toronto International Film Festival
  • Walk the Beaches Boardwalk
  • Visit the CBC studios
  • Visit Chinatown
  • Go to Caribana Festival

Sports & Activities (1/12)

  • See a Toronto Raptors NBA game
  • See a Baseball Blue Jays Game
  • See a Maple Leaf Hockey Game
  • Run in sub zero weather
  • Participate to a race
  • Catch a fish
  • Ice skate on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa
  • Ice skate at Nathan Phillips Square
  • Drive a snowmobile
  • Visit Muskoka/Cottage country
  • Canoe in Georgian Bay Islands National Park
  • Visit Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula National Park
  • Visit Point Pelee National Park

Food & Drinks

  • Go wine tasting
  • Shop at Saint Lawrence Market
  • Try 3 red wines from Ontario
  • Try 3 white wines from Ontario
  • Try 3 different breweries
  • Eat a peameal sandwich


Top 5 Healthy Restaurants

  • Hibiscus Cafe
  • Edulis
  • Cafe Belong
  • Superfood Eateries
  • Fresh On
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