Sports fans can have a true blast when visiting Toronto, as Canada's largest city is home to more than a dozen teams, including four professional franchises. Visitors can enjoy Canada's favorite sport by cheering on the Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL. The professional ice hockey team plays at the Air Canada Centre, which welcomes more than 18,000 spectators for every game. Basketball lovers can catch great NBA action as the Toronto Raptors also compete at the Air Canada Centre. Tourists can also enjoy America's favorite pastime by watching the Blue Jays play at the Rogers Centre, a unique sporting venue that has a skydome design and includes a retractable roof. To enjoy the world's most popular sport, fans can check out great soccer action as the Toronto Football Club of the MLS plays at the BMO Field.
Overlooking Air Canada Centre and Rogers Centre is the CN Tower, the most famous landmark of Toronto. Rising more than 1,800 feet high, the iconic Canadian National Tower has dominated the skyline of Toronto since the late 1970s. At the tower's multiple observation decks, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of the entire Toronto cityscape and the surrounding suburbs. The visit to the CN Tower can be topped off with a fine dinner at the "sky high" 360 Restaurant.
Regarded as one of the best museums in North America, the Royal Ontario Museum invites visitors to explore diverse exhibitions on natural history and international culture. Dinosaur fossils, animal galleries, ancient artifacts, and sculptures are presented throughout the museum's floor space. To explore Toronto's best collection of fine art, visitors can check out the Art Gallery of Ontario. AGO has an extensive collection of European, Canadian, African, and American artwork including paintings, drawings, printworks, and sculptures. Dedicated completely to displaying ceramics, the Gardiner Museum is a must-visit venue for anyone interested in ceramic crafts.
Animal lovers can get up and close and personal to their favorite creatures at the Toronto Zoo. One of the largest zoos in the world, the Toronto Zoo is home to more than 5,000 animals, which reside in more than a dozen themed sections such as African Savanna, Americas, and Canadian Domain.
The entire family can have lots of fun at Toronto's Exhibition Place, a mixed used complex that hosts fairs and other large indoor and outdoor events. In fact, the BMO Field is located at this major entertainment complex. The grounds of Exhibition Place include multiple indoor arenas, outdoor entertainment venues, statues, monuments, fountains, and other unique structures.