The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto


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There is an abundance of things to do here in downtown Toronto - and our hotel places them at your fingertips. Our unmatched waterfront location offers easy access to iconic landmarks, fascinating history and art museums, and world-class shopping. We're also a short distance from Rogers Centre and other exhilarating sporting arenas.

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Things to do in Toronto - Air Canada Centre

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Air Canada Centre


Home to the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs, the NBA's Toronto Raptors and the NLL's Toronto Rock, this famed arena also hosts exciting concerts and other events throughout the year. It's just steps from our hotel.

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Harbourfront Centre


Explore the diverse cultural offerings at this one-of-a-kind venue, which showcases theatre, dance, literature, music, film, visual arts, and fine crafts.

Things to do in Toronto - Harbourfront Centre

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Things to do in Toronto - Ripley's Aquarium

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Ripley's Aquarium

14-MINUTE WALK | 1.1KM / 0.7MI

Located next to the CN Tower in downtown Toronto, this magnificent aquarium features 12,500 square metres (135,000 square feet) of educational fun for visitors of all ages. Discover over 15,000 incredible animals in over 5.7 million litres (1.5 million gallons) of water.

Rogers Centre

15-MINUTE WALK | 1.2KM / 0.7MI

Rogers Centre, formerly known as SkyDome, is roughly a 15-minute walk from the hotel; it's one of the most dynamic entertainment centres in the world - home to the MLB's Toronto Blue Jays, as well as a wide range of year-round concerts and events. A visit to Rogers Centre should definitely be on your list of things to do while in Toronto! 

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Things to do in Toronto - Rogers Centre
Things to do in Toronto - CN Tower

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CN Tower

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. 

Things to do in Toronto - St. Lawrence Market

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Things to do in Toronto - Eaton Centre

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Eaton Centre

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.

Distillery District


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.

Things to do in Toronto - Distillery District

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Things to do in Toronto - Art Gallery of Ontario

Art Gallery of Ontario


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.

Things to do in Toronto - Royal Ontario Museum

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Things to do in Toronto - BMO Field

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BMO Field


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.

The Beer Bus

12-MINUTE DRIVE | 2.1KM / 1.3MI

Hop on the Beer Bus and explore Toronto's local breweries, wineries and cideries. This all-inclusive tour will teach you everything you need to know about brewing, while transporting you in style.

Insider Tip: Guests at The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto receive 15% off (must present room key upon arrival at tour). LEARN MORE>>

Things to do in Toronto - The Beer Bus
Things to do in Toronto - The Beer Bus
Things to do in Toronto - The Beer Bus
Things to do in Toronto - The Beer Bus
Things to do in Toronto - Toronto Island SUP

Toronto Island SUP


Escape to Toronto Island, a short ride from downtown Toronto, for a refreshing stand-up paddleboarding adventure. Rent your own paddleboard for a quick excursion with friends, sign up for a private lesson or take on the challenge of SUP yoga.

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