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Explore Toronto

June 25, 2019 / Toronto

Your local guide

Whether you’re catching a game or heading to the best restaurants downtown, never let traffic or parking stand in the way of a Toronto adventure. So, where to first?

Neighbourhoods of Toronto

Every Toronto neighbourhood has something completely special to offer. To help you discover the city, here’s a rundown of the neighbourhoods you need to know and why. Make this big city feel small and start exploring.

Queen West

Check out Queen Street West, one of Toronto’s most vibrant neighbourhoods. Whether you’re in the mood for eating, shopping or strolling about the streets of Toronto, Queen West has a mix of everything.

Financial District

The Financial District is only a few city blocks but extends well into the sky and underground. It’s the perfect area to find a healthy, grab-and-go meal to power through the day or power shop in the nearby Toronto Eaton Centre.


Toronto’s hippest eateries, shops and bars are found in the south stretch of Ossington. From Queen to Dundas, lies a street full of speciality shops and boutiques during the day, and destination for alternative partying at night.

The Annex

The Annex is known for its quirky charm, from the low-cost pizza joints and pubs to the cozy cafes and streets lined with charismatic old brick houses. There’s truly something unique around every corner.


Parkdale is a great place to go if you’re looking to step outside of the norm. You’ll find up-and-coming restaurants amongst independent galleries. It’s a hood that fosters all things creative and that most still won’t know is cool.

Liberty Village

Liberty Village is one of Toronto’s more newly renovated neighbourhoods. Nestled in the south-west end of the core, Liberty Village is well-known for its industrial vibe and ability to brunch.


With major fashion labels, designer boutiques, and many flagship locations of well-known brands, Yorkville is the Toronto locality for luxury shopping. Dine and stay in style at the many high end restaurants and hotels.


Leslieville is one of the most well-known east end prodigies. You’ll find streets lined with quaint storefronts and cozy houses. Its selection of cafés and heaps of brunch destinations will keep you coming back time again.

The Beaches

With four beaches in its midst, The Beaches is one of Toronto’s best outdoor destinations (especially in the summer). Take a stroll along the 3km boardwalk and escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Sports venues

Stay for over time or the last inning, your favourite Toronto sports venues are also ours. Enjoy the big game knowing you can get home safely with us.

Scotiabank Arena

Home team: Toronto Raptors, Toronto Maple Leafs
Address: 40 Bay St, Toronto, ON

Rogers Centre

Home team: Toronto Blue Jays
Address: 1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, ON

BMO Field

Home Team: Toronto Argonauts, Toronto Football Club, Rugby Canada
Address: 170 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON

Music venues

Don’t miss a beat. Find out where to see your favourite bands (or soon to be) with this guide to a few of Toronto’s top live music venues.

Budweiser stage

The Budweiser Stage is one of Toronto’s most iconic outdoor venues. Check out a fully stacked lineup of summer headliners and get a convenient ride home afterwards from the Uber Zone.

Massey Hall

Massey Hall is one of Toronto’s greatest historic institutions. Seating up to 2,765 patrons, it’s a fun and intimate venue whose walls have seen Canada’s cultural heavyweights take the same stage for more than 100 years

The Phoenix

The Phoenix is a Toronto institution, catering to the city’s enormous thirst for live music. Since opening in 1991, the Phoenix has hosted hundreds of musical acts each year.

Horseshoe Tavern

The Horseshoe Tavern is a locally-loved concert venue and bar on Queen West. Featuring live music from well-known bands, the Horseshoe is a popular place to go for tunes and brews.

Lee’s Palace

A concert hall focusing on good ol’ rock ’n’ roll, Lee’s Palace is a go-to in the Toronto music scene. Lee’s Palace is located in the Annex and resides underneath a Toronto-famous dive club, the Dance Cave.

Danforth Music Hall

The Danforth Music Hall is a huge venue for more than just music. Hosting comedy shows, theatre, and other events, the Danforth Music Hall is the place to go to see a big name or discover an up-and-comer.


Every Toronto neighbourhood has something completely special to offer. To help you discover the city, here’s a rundown of the neighbourhoods you need to know and why. Make this big city feel small and start exploring.

The CN Tower

You can see the CN Tower from nearly anywhere downtown, but imagine the views of Toronto you can get from the top.

Toronto Zoo

With over 5,000 animal residents at the Toronto Zoo, you’re guaranteed to find a few furry friends to fall in love with.

St. Lawrence Market

Take in this Toronto Landmark and feast on the fresh vegetables and fruit, cheese, baked goods, savoury meats and ready-made goodies.

Kensington Market

There’s no other place like Kensington Market in Toronto. The streets are lined with one-of-a-kind businesses, performers and authentic food.

Distillery District

Enjoy the east side of Toronto with local art galleries, boutique shopping, quaint cafes and top restaurants.

Hockey Hall of Fame

Learn about Canada’s favourite sport and celebrate the world’s greatest contributors to the game at the Hockey Hall of Fame.


Whether you’re heading uptown, downtown, or out of town—Uber can help get you there.

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Address: 6301 Silver Dart Dr, Mississauga, ON

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Address: 2 Eireann Quay, Toronto, ON

Union Station

Address: 65 Front St W, Toronto, ON