Things to Do In Toronto
Located in the heart of downtown along the waterfront, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto is located within close proximity to the many things to do in Toronto. Check out iconic landmarks, explore history and art museums, cheer on the local sports team and indulge in retail therapy at street markets and shopping plazas. Seek out the best Toronto has to offer from our doorsteps.
We invite you to learn more about local attractions below or create your own personalized itinerary with the Westin Finds from AFAR program, a digital destination guide curated by AFAR Magazine.
Air Canada Centre
Six-minute walk | 400m / 0.2mi
Home to the NHL Toronto Maple Leafs, NBA Toronto Raptors and NLL Toronto Rock, this arena also hosts exciting concerts and other events throughout the year.
Eight-minute walk | 650m / 0.4mi
The Harbourfront Centre works with cultural community organizations to host events throughout the year featuring theatre, dance, literature, music, film, visual arts and fine crafts.
14-minute walk | 1.1km / 0.7mi
Located next to the CN Tower in downtown Toronto, the brand-new aquarium features 12,500 square-metre (135,000 square-foot) of over 15,000 incredible animals in over 5.7 million litres (1.5 million gallons) of water.
15-minute walk | 1.2km / 0.7mi
Rogers Centre, formerly known as SkyDome, is Home to the MLB Toronto Blue Jays, and is also one of the most dynamic and versatile entertainment centres in the world. No other venue has the diversity of events that Rogers Centre hosts on an annual basis across over 200 event days.
16-minute walk | 1.3km / 0.8mi
Visit the world's tallest free-standing structure from the top or from the safety and comfort of your guestroom. Since the Tower opened in 1976, Canadians and tourists from around the world have made the trip to Toronto to celebrate this marvel of civil engineering.
St. Lawrence Market
16-minute walk | 1.3km / 0.8mi
Going strong for 200 years, this favourite is considered as one of the world's best markets list every year. Taste your way through its cavernous interior, and discover the huge range of fresh local produce, international specialties and top notch takeout.
19-minute walk | 1.5km / 0.9mi
The Eaton Centre is part of the PATH, the largest underground shopping complex in the world. The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto is also conveniently connected to the PATH network.
Eight-minute drive | 2.1km / 1.3mi
There's no place like it in North America. Whether you want to sip a cup of coffee on a sunny patio or discover the inviting collection of unique stores, shops, boutiques and studios, you can do so at one of the "hippest addresses in town." As a pedestrian-only location, no cars will spoil the picture perfect magic of it all.
Art Gallery of Ontario
12-minute drive | 3.2km / 2mi
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is on the edge of Toronto's downtown Chinatown district and features breathtaking permanent and rotating exhibits, including the largest collection of Canadian art.
Royal Ontario Museum
16-minute drive | 3.9km / 2.4mi
Known to residents as the "ROM," this striking museum is impossible to miss and contains more than six million artifacts ranging from mummies to dinosaur skeletons, Chinese sculpture to bat caves. It can easily take half a day to fully explore the museum, though you can always swing by for its weekly party series, Friday Night Live, that features live music, local eats and late-night access to the museum.
Nine-minute drive | 5.6km / 3.5mi
Home to both Canada men's and women's national soccer teams and the MLS Toronto FC, BMO Field is the city's hub for soccer. BMO Field is also home of the Toronto Argonauts professional Canadian football team.