A short list of exciting things to do with teens in Toronto & GTA.
Visiting Toronto with teenagers and want to make the trip extra special? You might find some interesting activities to add to your itinerary in this article.
1. Canada’s Wonderland
Home to North America’s largest variety of coasters, and Canada’s largest outdoor wavepool, Canada’s Wonderland is truly ‘Teen Fun’ headquarters. Details
May to October end, 2018, Hours vary depending on season.
9580 Jane Street, Vaughan
Tickets start from $39.99 online
Experiencethe thrill of indoor skydiving in the wind tunnel and defy the law of gravity in the first recirculating indoor free fall simulator in Canada. Details
Monday to Thursday: 1 PM to 10 PM
Friday to Sunday: 9 AM to 10 PM
iFly Toronto, Whitby &
$72 & up
3. Tree Top Trekking
Test your monkey skills, manoeuvre across swaying logs and scramble along cables above the forest floor at Treetop Trekking. Details
April to September- Hours Vary depending on season.
June – August : Open 7 days a week
Treetop Trekking Stouffville,3291 Stouffville Rd, Whitchurch-Stouffville
Heart Lake Conservation Area,10818 Heart Lake Road ,Brampton
Youth: $51.99 & up,
4. CNN Tower Edgewalk
Walkaround the circumference of the roof of CN Tower with your teen for an extreme adventure. EdgeWalk is world’s highest full circle hands-free walk.Details
April to November – Hours Vary.
CN Tower,301 Front St W,
$225 + taxes
5. Canoeing the Toronto Islands
Go for a relaxing2 1/2 hour guided sunset voyageur canoe or Tandem Kayak tour around Toronto’s must visit summer attraction, the Toronto Islands. No experience required. Details
Late Spring to Early Fall.
Harbourfront Canoe and Kayak Centre,
283A Queen’s Quay West,Toronto
$49+HST per person
6. Chill out at the Science Centre
See inspiring and educational movies at the OMNIMAX thatare projected on a giant domed surface with a 180 degree optical system that envelops the viewer and enhance your knowledge throughhighly interactive world renowned science exhibitions. Details
Year Round, closed on Dec 25.
Ontario Science Centre,
770 Don Mills Road, Toronto
Admission:Adult (18-64):$22,Youth (13-17);$16
7.Attend a Ribfest
Enjoy finger-licking good ribs from the best ribbers in North America. Details
Almost every single weekend
from Mid May to Labour Day
Various Locations, GTA
8. Escape Casa Loma
Escape from Canada’s foremost castle! Enjoy Escape Games based on true historical facts at Casa Lomathat blends facts with fiction and theatre with gaming. Details
Wednesdays – Sundays, after 5:00 PM
Casa Loma,1 Austin Terrace, Toronto
$40.00 + HST / Ticket & up
9. Car Racing & Outdoor Go-Karts
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park: Experience heart pounding action atCanadian Tire Motorsport Park. Enjoy an action packed weekend featuring the most varied and exciting racing line-up in Canada, highlighted by the only Canadian appearances for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Details
May 18 – 20, 2018: Victoria Day SpeedFest
Father’s day Weekend: VARAC Vintage Grand Prix
July 5 – 8, 2018: Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix;
August 10 – 12, 2018: Canadian Superbike Championship
August 24 – 26, 2018: Chevrolet Silverado 250
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park,
3233 Concession Road #10,Bowmanville
$30 & up; Under 16 Free
Also check out Honda Indy , annual IndyCar Series race held @ Exhibition Place , Toronto – July 13 – 15, 2018
Enjoy the thrill of racing at outdoor go-karting.Checkout
- Goodwood Kartways @Whitchurch-Stouffville
- Go-Karts @ Polson Pier, Toronto
- Go Karts Toronto Mini-Indy at Centennial Park
- Go-Karts @Playdium, Mississauga.
- 401 Mini-Indy Go-Karts ,37 Stoffel Dr, Toronto
10. Cheer Toronto Home Teams
Choose your favourite sport and cheer Toronto’s home team as they battle it out for the next champions’s cup. Details
Various sports round the year.
Downtown Toronto Stadiums
Varies. $20 & up.
11. Murder at the ROM Scavenger Hunt
Find out who killed the curator through a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery. After the hunt, xplore more of the ROM’s world famous collections.Details
Round the year on select days.
The Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen’s Park, Toronto
$34.99 plus tax
12. Go on a Guided Tour
The best way to experience Toronto will be to take a guided tour of Toronto’s diverse neighbourhoods! Whether you want to go bar hopping, or treat yourselves to best chocolate from award winning chocolatiers, delicacies from across the world from Jewish bagels, to Goat Curry, or want to discover the spookiest corner of Toronto, you will find a guided tour that suites your budget.
Go on a Waterfront Cruise
or a Guided Toronto Tour.
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13. Flight Simulators
Experience flying a full size commercial jet simulator. Sit in the pilot’s seat and fly the world without ever leaving the ground. Details
uFlySimulators – 1535 Meyerside Drive Unit 6, Mississauga
Threshold Aviation – 215 Carlingview Drive, Toronto
More Things to Do with Teens
Visit a Toronto Attraction
Attend a Festival
Go on Niagara Cruise
Bike the Waterfront Trail