Canada is a beautiful and exciting country to explore with its diverse geography and choicest of natural wonders. Each province in this country has its own unique share of captivating treasures, be it the rugged expanses of the Rocky Mountains or the iconic lighthouses and red soil of the Maritimes or the untouched beauty of a Northern Lake.
Aside from its breath-taking beauty and gorgeous places to visit, there’s a huge variety of things to do both virtually with some top of the line online attractions or outdoors which are quite unique in their offerings.
The Monkey’s Paw
An unusual store inspired by W.W. Jacob’s short horror story, the Monkey’s Paw in Toronto has the world’s first Biblio Mat, an unsystematic book vending machine. With a wide range of books that cater to genres of beautiful, bizarre, the esoteric, and the macabre, the Monkey’s Paw is any book collector’s dream come true!
Winter Garden Theatre
With leafy plants cascading down and enveloping the roof in a floral curtain, the Winter Garden Theatre is a beautiful botanical auditorium, one of the world’s double-tiered theatre. With nature scenes decorating its walls, each performance here makes the environment feel like an enchanting garden adventure. Its whimsical décor includes lanterns and columns shaped like tree trunks, the arena styled like the sky with painted clouds and bright moonlight.
Leslieville’s Crazy Doll House
A quiet neighborhood along Lake Ontario, Leslieville has the street lined with single-family homes that once housed the resident labor force. The Crazy Doll House in Leslieville is a remodeled cacophony, where instead of daylilies, boxwood, and hydrangeas, you’d find superheroes, troll dolls, hello kitties, and mermaids! There’s a huge assortment of stuffed animals, plaques, toys, and signs hanging from the fence, wooden stakes, on the porch, or on lined up on the eaves. The collection’s redone seasonally.
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For all the times, you don’t feel like venturing out or cannot on account of unforeseeable situations, there are a variety of online activities you can engage in, that are equally fun, exciting and will help combat boredom. From engaging with restaurants and chefs on their secret recipes through online classes to indulging in virtual workouts hosted live on most social media platforms or joining dance classes that include everything from salsa to ballet boot camp, you have plenty of options to pass time. And for those who enjoy playing online games, slots, and other card games, there’s the JackpotCity online casino with a variety of games to keep you engaged and thoroughly entertained for hours on end!
Elizabethan Hedge Maze
One of the only 6 in North America, the Elizabethan Hedge Maze covers 55 acres with plants from all across the world on display. Made of 3,000 pyramidal cedars, which were planted in 1981, the Thuja occidentalis ‘Fastigiata’ has gradually grown into a maze today. You will also find an observation terrace from where you can see the maze and the confusion and challenges its confused occupants encounter.
Niagara Whirlpool Aero Car
Soaring over the Niagara Gorge since 1916, the Whirlpool Aero Car designed by Spanish Engineer, Leonardo Torres, is an antique cable car, which is suspended from 6 strong cables and offers captivating views of the eddying Niagara Whirlpool and the class 6 rapids of the river.
Berczy Park Dog Fountain
A whimsical fountain that’s been established to honor Toronto’s furry friends, the Berczy Park Dog Fountain includes sculpts of a Great Dane pup, a West Highland terrier, a Bernese mountain dog, and a huge Schnauzer, joyfully spitting water spurts.