A Fun Toronto Weekend Getaway

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There is so much to explore during a Toronto weekend getaway.

Perched upon the edge of Lake Ontario, Toronto is a major city that is famous for being richly diverse. The reputation is well deserved. The Canadian city is a melting pot, known for its welcoming culture that has seemingly no boundaries.

Experiencing a Toronto weekend getaway is thrilling. The city offers a dizzying array of things to do, eat, and explore. Without leaving the city, you can travel around the world one dish and attraction at a time. And you will never feel like a foreigner thanks to the friendly locals.

A visit of only a few days is just long enough that you will get not only a taste of the city, especially downtown Toronto, but you will also fall under its spell. I’m still thinking of all the places to eat in Downtown Toronto.

Before the weekend is over, you will be planning a return trip for all the spots you missed. And for all your newfound favorites!

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Post by Corinne. Originally published April 4, 2022. Last updated May 8, 2022.

Niagara Falls Canada in November

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Water gushes over Horseshoe Falls, seen from Niagara Canada.

Niagara Falls is one of those iconic wonders with instant name recognition. Like the Eiffel Tower or the Great Pyramids of Giza. But unlike those timeless bucket list favorites, the falls are not a feat of human engineering but rather an act of Mother Nature.

While the waterfalls do straddle the United States-Canada border, Niagara Falls Canada offers a stunning view of all three of the falls that make up the eponymous natural attraction. It is one that wows with sheer volume. Forget the novelties of walking a tightrope over the gushing water or riding down in a barrel.

There is something quite special and unique that the falls offer with each changing season. Niagara Falls in November — or the off-season in general — means fewer crowds and colder temperatures. But no matter when you visit, the general experience of the falls is the same. Whenever you want to visit, I have some great tips for what to expect.

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Post by Corinne. Originally published January 24, 2022. Last updated April 4, 2022.