5-10 August 2019
Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto Canada
America/Toronto timezone

Tourism

Tours

Gray Line Toronto

To book a Gray Line Toronto tour, call direct at 1-800-594-3310, pay by credit card over the phone and mention the code Lepton2019.

Hop On Hop Off City Tour

Build your own Toronto experience with the freedom of the Hop On Hop Off City Tour! Join the tour at any of the scheduled stops near featured attractions and points of interest and then hop on and off all day. See what you want for as long as you want! Tickets are valid for 48 hours.

Duration: Variable

Tour rates:

Adult: CAD $45.00

Senior: CAD $42.00 (age 60 and over)

 

Niagara Falls Day Tour #3

Sit back and relax aboard an air-conditioned motor coach for your incredible day tour to the famous Niagara Falls! This tour includes a ride aboard the breathtaking Hornblower Cruise, a scrumptious Buffet Lunch at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, a stroll through Niagara-on-the-Lake, and a stop at a local winery.

Duration: 9.5 hours

Tour rates:

Adult: CAD $174.00

Senior: CAD $158.00 (age 60 and over)

 

Niagara Falls Day Tour #3A

Enjoy all the sights of the regular Niagara Falls tour, but with more time to explore! The Niagara Freedom tour gives you the opportunity to explore Niagara-on-the-Lake on your own in lieu of the buffet lunch. Grab lunch at a local eatery and explore this picturesque city. This tour includes a ride aboard the breathtaking Hornblower Cruise, free time in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and a stop at a local winery. Lunch is not provided.

Duration: 9.5 hours

Tour rates:

Adult: CAD $140.00

Senior: CAD $123.00 (age 60 and over)

 

Go Tours Canada

This Segway tour of Toronto’s Distillery District introduces you to one of the city’s trendiest neighborhoods in half an hour or an hour, leaving you more time to enjoy the local breweries, boutiques, and galleries on your own. A Segway tour is the most efficient way to explore this small pedestrian-only zone as you zip over cobblestone streets with ease.

Duration: 30 minutes to 1 hour + training

Exclusive: Lepton Photon 2019 has negotiated a 10% discount for Lepton Photon delegates. To book a Segway tour, click here and enter LP2019 as the coupon code during payment.

Attractions

The CN Tower is one of Toronto's most popular attractions for tourists and locals alike. The tower stands at 553 metres (1,815 feet) and was known as the tallest free-standing structure in the world until 2010. Visitors can dine at the 360° restaurant, take a walk on the glass floor and for those adventure seekers, try out Edge Walk.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 1.3 km

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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada features several aquatic exhibits including a walk-through tank. The aquarium has 5.7 million litres of marine and freshwater habitats from across the world. The diverse exhibits hold 13,500 exotic sea and freshwater specimens from more than 450 species.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 1.2 km

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Located just North of Toronto, Canada’s Wonderland is home to more than 200 attractions, 70 rides including 16 rollercoasters, and Splash Works (a 20-acre water park). It features North America’s largest variety of coasters including Canada’s tallest and fastest coaster, the Leviathan.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 47.9 km

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The Toronto Islands or Toronto Island Park is located in Lake Ontario, a 13- minute ferry ride from downtown Toronto. The Island is a group of 15 islands inter-connected by pathways and bridges. There are beautiful swimming beaches, bike, canoe and kayak rentals, large grassy fields for picnics, nature paths, the Centreville Amusement Park, and a charming 150 year-old community.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 2.4 km

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The Toronto Botanical Garden offers an array of 17 award-winning themed gardens spanning nearly four acres, designed to educate and inspire. Adjacent to the Toronto Botanical Garden sits Edwards Gardens. This former estate garden features perennials and roses on the uplands and wildflowers, rhododendrons and an extensive rockery in the valley.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 17.3 km

Cost: Free!

 

St. Lawrence Market is a major public market in Toronto. St Lawrence Market North, on the north side of the Front Street, hosts weekly farmer's markets and antique markets. St. Lawrence Market South, on the south side of Front Street, is open daily, hosting food stalls, restaurants and St. Lawrence Market Gallery.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 1.2 km

Cost: Free!

 

Historic Sites

Visit Canada's Majestic Castle, Casa Loma and step back in time to a period of European elegance and splendour. The former home of Canadian financier Sir Henry Pellatt, Canada's foremost castle is complete with decorated suites, secret passages, an 800-foot tunnel, towers, stables, and beautiful 5-acre estate gardens.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 6.0 km

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Black Creek Pioneer Village offers you a fascinating journey into the past. With its 35 restored buildings from the 1860s, this village recreates Victorian-era pioneer life for visitors. At Black Creek, you are invited to escape the modern world and experience Ontario’s rich rural heritage.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 23.0 km

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Fort York is a 43-acre national historic site located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Referred to as Toronto’s founding landscape, Fort York National Historic Site is also a Heritage Conservation District, a registered archaeological site, and home to Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 2.8 km

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Museums

 

With more than 90,000 works of art, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished art museums in North America. Highlights of the Gallery’s world-class collection include iconic Canadian and Inuit works, along with European and contemporary art. All works are housed in a spectacular building transformed by renowned Toronto-born architect Frank Gehry.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 2.5 km

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Opened in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) showcases art, culture, and nature from around the globe and across the ages. One of North America's most renowned cultural institutions and Canada's largest museum is home to a world-class collection of more than six million objects and specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 3.7 km

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The Aga Khan Museum provides visitors with a window into the artistic, intellectual, and scientific contributions of Muslim civilizations to world heritage. Artefacts include ceramics, metalwork, and paintings covering all periods of Islamic history.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 13.0 km

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The Bata Shoe Museum (BSM) regularly displays over a thousand shoes and related artifacts, chosen from a collection of over 13,000 objects, in architect Raymond Moriyama’s iconic, award-winning building. The BSM celebrates the style, development and function of footwear across four impressive galleries, with displays ranging from Chinese bound-foot shoes and ancient Egyptian sandals to chestnut-crushing clogs and glamorous platforms. As a unique, world-class specialized museum, it has become a major destination point for visitors and residents alike.

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 4.3 km

 

Click here (http://batashoemuseum.ca/location-hours-admission/)  for admission rates.

 

The Gardiner Museum is among the few museum in the world focused on ceramics, and one of the world’s most notable specialty museums. Discover the Gardiner’s exceptional collection of more than 4,000 objects from the Ancient Americas, Europe, Japan, and China, as well as contemporary works with an emphasis on leading Canadian artists. 

Distance from Westin Harbour Castle: 3.7 km

Click here (https://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/visit/)  for admission rates.