Student Travel Attractions in Toronto and Niagara Falls
Take your students to the North of the border and experience true Canadian culture. American Tours & Travel has been taking students to Toronto for nearly 4 decades, and we have the inside scoop on the city’s best keep secrets!
Check out a few of our favorite Canadian attractions below.
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Black Creek is a working village, typical of those established in south central Ontario between the 1790s and the 1860s. At Black Creek, you are invited to escape the modern world, and experience Ontario’s rich rural heritage.
Clifton Hill and The Niagara SkyWheel
Head down to Clifton Hill and take a ride on Canada’s largest observation wheel, the Niagara SkyWheel. Towering 175 feet over the Niagara Falls horizon, the Niagara SkyWheel is the newest, most exciting way to see Niagara Falls. The Niagara SkyWheel is a world-class ride featuring fully enclosed gondolas, each equipped with heating and air conditioning for year-round comfort and enjoyment. You can ride day or night, in any season.
Maid of the Mist
See the Falls as they are meant to enjoyed—by boat! Debuting in 1846, the Maid of the Mist is North America’s oldest tourist attraction. Ridden by dignitaries and celebrities such as Princess Diana , Marilyn Monroe, former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbechev and Brad Pitt, a visit to the base of the falls is a priority for all who visit the region.
Journey Behind the Falls
At Journey Behind the Falls, you’ll experience the awesome spectacle of one-fifth of the world’s fresh water crashing down to the basin below.
White Water Walk
Take a walk along a boardwalk at the very edge of one of the world’s wildest stretches of whitewater! Marvel at the relentless power and beauty of nature and see how the deep and narrow Great Gorge was created.
Travel back in time 10,000 years to experience the Creation of the Falls. Witness the power and beauty of nature in 4D as the history of Niagara is revealed – you’ll feel like you were actually there when Niagara’s Great Gorge was formed!
Canada’s Wonderland has over 60 rides with the greatest variety of roller coasters in North America. With over 330 acres of fun including 20 acres of Water Park, Wonderland is a great place to spend the summer!
- Performance opportunities available.
Chinatown & The Kensington Market
With colorful restaurants, shops that sell everything from BBQ to t-shirts, and signs written in Chinese, Chinatown is a feast for the senses. Just a street or two over, Kensington Market is multicultural Toronto at its best with fruit and vegetable markets mixed with cool cafes and restaurants and vintage clothing stores. The narrow streets of nearby Kensington market are an eclectic mix of traditional European style bakers fish mongers mixed with vintage clothing stores making this a vibrant part of town.
Step back in time as you explore the former estate of Sir Henry Mill P. Ellatt, a prominent Toronto financier, industrialist, and military man. An unabashed romantic, Sir Henry engaged the noted architect E.J. Lennox to help him realize a life-long dream – the creation of a ‘medieval’ castle on the brow of a hill overlooking Toronto. Begun in 1911, it took 300 men nearly 3 years to complete and cost $3,500,000 at that time.