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Waterfront Trail : 1000 Islands

Downtown West
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Address: North Shore of Lake Ontario & The St Lawrence River, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Outstanding lakeside trail -- take in the views!

We were fortunate to have some really outstanding summer weather to take in when we enjoyed this trail. Hopefully the weather will be similarly kind to you! This is great for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
British Columbia, Canada
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British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were fortunate to have some really outstanding summer weather to take in when we enjoyed this trail. Hopefully the weather will be similarly kind to you! This is great for strolling, walking, and running. Enjoy!

Thank Codiak!
Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful trail along Ontario Lake bank. Cycling trail is very easy itself, however very crowded with bikes, joggers and skaters. Great idea to admire Ontario Lake during a sunny day :) must see for those who stay in Toronto longer than couple days. Don't miss it.

Thank Marta Ł
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I love to bike along the waterfront trail. It is nicely paved and there is great scenery along the lake. Can't wait for it to warm up a bit so we can start biking along here again!

Thank Kait M
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Went running the other day and loved it. I was on my way to Tommy Thompson Park and discover the Trail by accident and just loved running in the woods on fresh snowpack.

Thank aphillips61
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Went to the Toronto Waterfront Trail (west) on Sunday. The place all along the trail was full of people with family, friends and pets. Just for a stroll or for a time pass this place is great. It is a lovely view as on one side you find Etobicoke (on the right hand) and you see on the other side... More 

Thank neelofer
Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

For those who enjoy a good walk / hike / bike ride, then this one is for you. The Waterfront Trail runs along the North shore of Canada's Lake Ontario, with a great deal to see along the way.

Thank Rebecca_Jonah1970
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

We try to go every year... it is such a beautiful area. Great restaurants, spas, beaches, theatres... something for everyone... great for a romantic get away

Thank Notadumbblond64
Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

We did this drive on our motorcycle several years ago. Very scenic and enjoyable. Do it on a sunny day. Lots of places to stop and picnic.

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Kolhapur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

One can enjoy the open shows for music and other entertainment with lot many shops of all variety of food

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We often stay at the Westin Harbour Castle and take the waterfront trail for a great, relaxing stroll. In the early evening, it is so relaxing to just sit on the dockside chairs and stare out at the boats and birds on the water. It's a real beauty!

Thank Lynne K

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Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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