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Trip Ideas & Itineraries for Couples

Whether you’re looking for a unique date idea, an exceptional live performance or major league excitement, Toronto is your place. There’s enough to experience, groove to and savour in the city to suit just about everyone.

Find romance in Toronto's historic Distillery District

Five date night ideas in Toronto

1. Go live

Seven nights a week, and some afternoons too, live music can be heard all around Toronto. Roots music at The Dakota Tavern, swingy jazz at The Reservoir or Latin at Lula are just some of the myriad options at intimate, affordable venues.

The CN Tower Edgewalk
Experience Toronto like never before at the CN Tower EdgeWalk

2. Play on the edge

Axe throwingknife throwingdart throwing – these are just a few of the games people play in Toronto. For an even bigger thrill, try walking on the edge on the CN Tower 116 stories up. Be sure to look down.

There is no shortage of restaurants to try for a date night in Toronto

3. Enjoy a spectacular meal

Whether that means trying some amazing new ethnic food or a taste of local or dining with an exceptional view, indulge yourself at one of thousands of remarkable restaurants in Toronto.

A Major League Baseball game is the ultimate date experience

4. Have a big league encounter

Toronto is home to multiple professional sports teams, all with downtown venues. That means on any given day throughout the year you have the option of having a thrilling major league experience right in the heart of the city.

Enjoy the stunning views of the Toronto skyline from the Toronto Islands

5. Get outdoors

A quick ferry ride from downtown at the foot of Bay Street over to Ward’s Island will reward you with one of the most stunning views of the Toronto skyline. In the warmer months, stay for meal at the quaint, Island Café and stroll the boardwalk that overlooks Lake Ontario. Here during the winter? Go for a skate lakeside at scenic Harbourfront or go urban at iconic Nathan Phillips Square.

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Friends enjoy the Winterlicious menu at modern Spanish tapas bar and restaurant Madrina, in the Distillery District

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