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The top 5 waterfalls to visit within an hour of Toronto

Posted by Alice Prendergast / August 29, 2015

waterfalls toronto areaWaterfalls are non-existent in Toronto, save for a few artificial ones. So if you want to get an eyeful of some of Mother Nature's best work, you're in for a bit of a trek. That said, there's an awesome collection of these natural wonders within an hour's drive of the city. Hamilton is, of course, sprinkled with waterfalls, but there are majestic sights to behold all around the Niagara Escarpment.

These are my picks for the top waterfalls to check out within an hour of Toronto.

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Should Toronto invest in more outdoor gyms?

Posted by Amy Grief / August 28, 2015

outdoor gymIf you hate going to the gym, many Toronto green spaces offer free alternatives, which are accessible at least for a few months during the year. That's because public parks throughout the city contain fitness equipment, allowing you to get active in the great outdoors.

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10 fun things to do with kids outdoors in Toronto

Posted by Jenna King / August 27, 2015

kids outdoors torontoFun things to do with kids outdoors in Toronto depend almost entirely on whether it's minus 25 or plus 25. Late summer / early fall tends to be the weather sweet spot in this city - all the better to get out there and explore the many options we have of experiencing the great outdoors without ever leaving the 6ix.

Here are my picks for 10 fun things to do with kids outdoors in Toronto.

See also: 10 fun things to do with kids indoors in Toronto

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Toronto getting a massive indoor obstacle course

Posted by Amy Grief / August 26, 2015

Pursuit OCRDo you long for a time when it was socially acceptable to spend hours swinging from monkey bars, wading through ball pits and climbing up jungle gyms? A new Toronto gym will will soon let you harken back to those carefree days while helping you to get fit.

Pursuit OCR, located on Dufferin just north of Queen, is a 10,000 square-foot facility and when it opens, it'll be Canada's only indoor adult obstacle course.

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Blue Jays playoff tickets to cost as much as $1400

Posted by Amy Grief / August 25, 2015

blue jays playoff ticketsFinally, after more than two decades, the Toronto Blue Jays are heading towards the playoffs. Starting tomorrow, season-ticket holders can get their hands on post-season seats. But everyone else will have to wait until mid-September.

A single ticket to a wild-card game (if applicable), Division Series or American League Championship Series will set you back anywhere from $50 all the way to $425 for a cushy seat right behind home plate. However, MLB mandates that you must buy a series strip, or a ticket to every home game. This means Division Series ticket prices actually range from $150 to $1,275 in total.

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The top 10 places for a bachelor party in Toronto

Posted by Martha Stortz / August 24, 2015

bachelor party torontoOrganizing a bachelor party in Toronto doesn't mean you need to default to strip clubs or getting hammered on $3 drink specials. There are plenty of other things to do that are entertaining, exciting and out of the ordinary. Whether the groom is into playing games, has an appreciation for whisky or an appetite for extreme adventure, Toronto has great options for a truly unforgettable time.

Here are my picks for the top places for a bachelor party in Toronto.

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