Toronto Pearson International Airport, also called Lester B. Pearson International Airport, or Pearson Airport or Toronto Pearson, is an international air passenger gateway into the Greater Toronto Area. It is located 22 kilometres northwest of downtown Toronto. It is the main hub for Air Canada, and is also a hub for WestJet. Toronto Pearson International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Canada. It is owned by Transport Canada and operated by Greater Toronto Airports Authority.
What to see & do
Musée des beaux-arts de l'Ontario - The Art Gallery of Ontario is an art museum located on Dundas Street West in the Downtown Grange Park district. With 45,000 square metres of space, it is one of the largest galleries in North America. The museum houses a collection of over 80,000 works from the 1st century to present. The collections include photography, drawing, prints, sculptures, and historic objects, as well as the largest collection of Canadian art, as well as European art, African art, and Oceanic art. The Art Gallery of Ontario also includes student spaces, theatre and lecture hall, an extensive library, gallery workshop space, research centre, event space, a gift shop, and a restaurant, cafe, and espresso bar.
Hockey Hall of Fame - Hockey fans should not miss the Hockey Hall of Fame, which also functions as a museum, in Yonge Street, Toronto. It is devoted to the history of ice hockey and features exhibits on the teams, players, National Hockey League records, and other memorabilia and trophies. The museum covers 60,000 square feet and consists of 15 exhibit areas.
Canada's Wonderland - Canada's Wonderland is a theme park located in Vaughan, about 40 kilometres north of Toronto. The 330-acre amusement park is the first major theme park in Canada, as well as the largest. It contains 16 roller coasters, several themed areas such as the International Street, Medieval Faire, Grande World Exposition of 1980, and the Happyland of Hanna-Barbara, and a 20-acre water park called Splash Works. It is open daily from May to September, and on weekends through early November.
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts - The Sony Centre is Toronto's first performing arts centre and is currently the largest soft-seat theatre in Canada. As a major performing arts venue, it features year-round performances of concerts, musical theatre, dance, and family entertainment.
How to get around
The most important travel hub in Toronto is the Union Station at the base of the financial district. The primary public transit provider for Toronto is TTC, which runs an extensive network of streetcar, bus, subway, rapid transit lines all over the city.
How to get there
Toronto Pearson International Airport is served by 75 airlines, connecting it to over 155 international destinations. Included in this list of airlines are Air Canada, Alitalia, American Eagle, Avianca Costa Rica, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, EgyptAir, Etihad Airways, Fly Jamaica Airways, Hainan Airlines, Icelandair, Sunwing Airlines, and United Airlines. There are flights to Toronto from major cities such as Beijing, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Frank Furt, Denver, Dubai, Tokyo, London, Los Angeles, Paris, New York, Montréal, New Orleans, Kansas City, Washington, Cancún, Cairo, Taipei, Warsaw, Seoul, Manila, Lisbon, and other cities in all six inhabited continents in the world.