Take a Toronto Trip Outside of Canada
Taking a trip to Toronto doesn't mean that you have to visit Canada because Australia has its own city by this name. The destinations in this city range from art galleries and museums to fun outdoor activities.
The Lake Macquarie Art Gallery is a popular spot with locals and tourists. While it does have a large selection of art on display, it's also home to a sculpture park, and the grounds surrounding the park are open for those who want to spend time outdoors. Not far from the gallery is Lake Macquarie, which is home to rental shops where you can rent boats and outdoor equipment. Orbitz.com lets you save money on your trip abroad with deals on hotels, flights, and rental cars.
Best time to take a vacation to Toronto
Visiting Toronto is unusual for some travelers because the hottest temperatures come in December and January. These months have highs of around 80 degrees Fahrenheit and lows in the low 60s. The weather in this region is usually nice and mild. Even when the colder months hit Australia, the city sees temperatures in the mid-40s and low 60s. The warmer months are often better for traveling because the water temperature is warmer and there are more events and things to do. Whether you want a winter or summer vacation, visit Orbitz.com to take advantage of the great deals on travel arrangements.
Insider tips for Toronto travel
Ripples by the Lake
This modern restaurant offers traditional Australian dishes with a twist in a relaxing and comfortable environment.
The Belmont Hotel
Though it sounds like a place you would spend the night, this is actually a large pub with bands and musicians playing on the weekends.
Toronto Bay Bistro
With amazing views of the surrounding water and budget-friendly dishes, this restaurant is great for couples or small groups.
Belmont 16 Sailing Club
Located near Lake Macquarie, this large restaurant runs special events throughout the year, including live bands and charity balls.
Put on your old clothes, grab a paintball gun, and have fun taking on other players at this local hangout.
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Rathmines Catalina Festival
This annual event brings pilots and aviation experts into the area from around the world. The aerial acrobatics, live entertainment, and carnival rides keep visitors returning every year.
More than 100 wineries sit in Hunter Valley, and you can spend days touring the vineyards without seeing them all.
Murrumbateman Moving Feast
This annual event pairs locally produced wines with dishes from some of the best chefs and restaurants in the city.
Junee Farmers Market
Meet some of the best farmers in the region at this farmers market. You can sample fruits, vegetables, cheeses, and desserts.
Toronto Workers Club
Purchase a day pass to this exclusive club, and you can see live entertainment, local bands, and world-famous groups.
Toronto Railway Station Heritage Centre
Stop by this small museum, located inside a restored railroad station, and you can see hundreds of photographs and artifacts from the history of the city.
The Peninsula is home to three parks with views of the area, playgrounds, a swimming pool, and a small wharf.
Nosh on the Namoi
Try some of the best dishes prepared by local chefs at this annual event, which has dozens of stalls run by locals.
Blue Mountains World Heritage National Park
Wear your hiking books as you head off on the trails at this park. The trails show you the beauty of the area, including two waterfalls.
Boutique Wildlife Tours
See the native animals that call Toronto home by taking one of these tours, which let you see kangaroos, emus, koalas, and many other animals.