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This neighbourhood to the east side of Toronto is a summer haven that sees locals and tourists flock here for a day on the water. But there’s much more to the Beaches (please note: some residents prefer “the Beach”—visitors are advised to avoid the debate!). A series of festivals, winter installations and year-round outdoor activities make this quarter a must-see.
- A swim at the family-friendly Woodbine Beach
- Visiting Kew and Woodbine Beaches for the annual Winter Stations—an outdoor art exhibit that runs for six weeks in February and March
- Signing up for one of the 5-km (3-miles) fun runs that take place in the area
- Going birding with the kids in Glen Stewart Ravine
- Seeing world-renowned live acts at the Beaches International Jazz Festival
BOUNDARIES: Queen Street East, between Coxwell Avenue and Victoria Park Avenue. Bounded by the beach to the south.
PUBLIC TRANSIT (TTC): Queen subway station, then take the 501 streetcar eastbound.
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