Discover Toronto's world-class arts scene
From art collections to a famous zoo, Toronto offers plenty of things to do and see on the shores of Lake Ontario. Radisson Hotel Toronto East lies in North York near the intersection of highways 401 and 404 (Don Valley Parkway), allowing guests to easily commute into the downtown area via highway or subway. Tour the gorgeous Casa Loma castle, visit Toronto Zoo to see the famous pandas, or test your courage on the CN Tower’s glass floor. After breakfast at Le Café Restaurant, you can see a hockey game at Scotiabank Arena or explore Toronto’s famous museums and galleries, such as the Royal Ontario Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario. If you want to explore other parts of Ontario, our hotel is just two and a half kilometres from the Don Mills subway station and convenient to the districts of Scarborough, Markham and Vaughan.
- Ontario Science Centre (8.6 km)
Ride a rocket chair or play the amazing FUNtain, a one-of-a-kind pipe organ powered by water.
Phone: +1 (416) 696-1000
- Toronto Zoo (18.3 km)
This well-respected zoo is home to more than 5,000 animals, including rarities such as clouded leopards.
Phone: +1 (416) 392-5929
- Canada's Wonderland (32 km)
Make the 40-minute drive west to Canada’s largest amusement park. This attraction features 16 coasters, including Leviathan and Behemoth, and is open from May to September.
Phone: +1 (905) 832-8131
- Royal Ontario Museum (17.1 km)
ROM, Canada’s largest museum, features more than six million pieces, from dinosaur skeletons and Chinese paintings to space rocks.
Phone: +1 (416) 586-8000
- Bata Shoe Museum (17.3 km)
Home to one of the world’s largest shoe collections, this museum holds more than 13,000 pieces. Come see ancient Egyptian sandals, Inuit sealskin boots, and shoes that belonged to historic figures like Elvis Presley, John Lennon and Queen Victoria.
Phone: +1 (416) 979-7799
- Art Gallery of Ontario (23.4 km)
This impressive gallery features 80,000 works and boasts significant collections of Canadian artwork, Renaissance paintings and photography.
Phone: +1 (416) 979-6648
- Scotiabank Arena (19.8 km)
Catch the action of an NHL or NBA game, or get tickets to see big-name entertainers such as Adele and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra at this expansive venue.
Phone: +1 (416) 815-5500
- Hockey Hall of Fame (20 km)
There’s no question that Toronto loves hockey. Visit this museum to learn about the sport’s legendary players and see hockey memorabilia such as the Stanley Cup.
Phone: +1 (416) 360-7735
Other points of interest:
- The Distillery Historic District (17.8 km)
Stroll the brick streets of this pedestrian-only village to explore art studios, boutique shops and unique restaurants.
Phone: +1 (416) 364-1177
- Casa Loma (20.6 km)
Tour this breathtaking castle, built in 1914, to see a magnificent library, an 18-metre tall Great Hall and picturesque gardens.
Phone: +1 (416) 923-1171
- CN Tower (22 km)
See all of Toronto and even as far away as Niagara Falls from the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere.
Phone: +1 (416) 868-6937