Toronto Featured Attractions
Black Creek Pioneer Village is an 1860’s living-history village of more than 30 carefully restored buildings. Craftsmen such as the tinsmith, blacksmith, miller, weaver and clock-maker ply their trades, and demonstrations of such domestic skills as spinning, quilting and hearth cooking are performed.
City Hall is a striking complex created by Finnish architect Viljo Revell. Flanked by two curved office towers, the two-story rotunda contains a graceful column that serves as a pedestal for the domed amphitheater of the Council Chamber.
CN Tower at 1,815 feet, it is the tallest building and free-standing structure in the world. The main observation decks afford panoramas of the entire Toronto area. On a clear day Niagara Falls and Buffalo are visible.
Metro Toronto Zoo The zoo’s 710 acres contain more than 5,000 animals representing the world’s seven geographic regions – Indo-Malay, Africa, North and South America, Eurasia, Australia and Polar – in natural habitat displays.
Paramount Canada’s Wonderland This 300-acre theme park features more than 160 attractions. Included are more than 50 rides; Splash Works, a 20-acre water park; Speed City Raceway and Go-Karts. Nine roller coasters include Top Gun, a looping inverted jet coaster that features 90 degree vertical climbs, barrel rolls, a snap and roll and inverted loop wingovers; Wild Beast; and Drop Zone, a 23-story free-fall plunge.
Ontario Parliament Buildings in Queen’s Park, has served as the meeting place of Ontario’s Legislative Assembly for more than a century. Within the sandstone structure, erected 1886-92, is the Legislative Chamber, exhibits about Ontario’s history and an interactive mineral map.
Ontario Science Center allows visitors to explore the world of science and technology through more than 800 hands-on-exhibits about sport, space, food and chemistry. An OMNIMAX® Theater features a domed screen with wrap-around sound.
St. Catharine’s Museum at Lock 3 Highlights include a 16-ft. working model of the lock, an original 1912 REO automobile, traveling exhibitions from across the country, a hands-on gallery and a library of historic documents, maps and photographs. A 15-minute videotape presentation takes a look at the history of the Welland Canal.
The Toronto Stock Exchange is Canada’s premier market and the second largest stock exchange in North America. Visitors can learn about the high technology cyber trading environment through state-of-the-art interactive exhibits.
NIAGARA FALLS FEATURED ATTRACTIONS
Floral Clock is one of the world’s largest floral clocks. Approximately 19,000 plants that bloom from early spring to the first frost compose the 40-foot in diameter clock. Westminster chimes ring every 15 minutes.
Fort George National Historic Site was built in 1796-99. It was the principal British post in the district until its capture and subsequent occupation by American forces in 1813. The fort was recaptured by the British, only to be abandoned in the early 1820’s. Now reconstructed and refurbished, costumed interpreters perform such daily tasks as cooking, boat building, musket firing and blacksmithing as well as performing drum and fife drills.
Maid in the Mist boats enter the Horseshoe Basin and pass directly in front of the falls.
Niagara Parkway The parkway is a scenic 35 mile drive. A recreation trail which includes picnic areas borders the river and parkway. In the 1940’s Winston Churchill described this as “the prettiest Sunday afternoon drive in the world”.
Table Rock Complex (Journey Behind the Falls) contains an elevator that descends for a close-up view of Horseshoe Falls and the Niagara River. Three tunnels lead from the elevator and provide excellent vantage points. The observation plaza is about 125-ft. below the gorge embankment and 26-ft. above the river’s edge.
Whirlpool State Park is on a bluff overlooking the whirlpool that results from the Niagara River’s 90-degree turn.
Enjoy Your NY/ Canadian Experience
- Hotel accommodations (in quads)
- Security Provided Nightly
- Complete Sightseeing of the Area
- Professional Tour Escort
- 4 meals - 2 breakfast/2 dinner (3 day/2 night trip)
- 6 meals - 3 breakfast/3 dinner (4 day/3 night trip)
- All entrance fees and admissions
- All taxes, tips, and gratuities
- Coverage under E.T.C.'s Liability Insurance Policy
One totally free teacher / chaperone
for every ten students (in double occupancy)