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TORONTO ACCOMMODATION & TOURING / Ontario Hilton Toronto You will be at the centre of the action when you stay at the Hilton Toronto. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto’s entertainment, fashion and shopping district, close to Union Station, and is connected to the PATH system – the city’s downtown underground pedestrian walkway. The 27 kilometres of connecting tunnel ensures easy access around the city, and is home to the world’s largest underground shopping space, offering over 1,200 outlets. The Hilton Toronto offers spacious guestrooms with breathtaking views of the city from the floor-to-ceiling windows. Unwind at the end of a busy day with a workout in the 24-hour fitness centre, or swim laps in the heated indoor and outdoor pools. Dine on Canadian specialities at Tundra Restaurant or Ruth’s Chris Steak House. From $365 Toronto, Ontario Superior Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport Chelsea Hotel Chelsea Hotel provides comfort in the heart of downtown Toronto. Guests are within walking distance of prime retail districts, colourful neighbourhoods and tourist attractions. The hotel features three in-house dining options, separate adult and family recreation areas and free Wi-Fi, providing travellers with essential amenities and reliable service at exceptional value. From $340 The Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport features 224 spacious guestrooms and suites. The hotel was recently redesigned with a contemporary and trendy atmosphere in all public areas. Chef Chris offers a personal culinary experience when dining in the restaurant, bar or dinner room service. The hotel offers all guests complimentary Wi- Fi and 24-hr airport shuttle. Guestrooms provide the latest in amenities, technology and ergonomic comfort. Experience one of the most comfortable beds you will ever encounter with the perfect balance of comfort and support. In-room amenities include LCD high-definition TV with on-demand movie system, easy to set MP3 Alarm clock radio, luxurious linens/duvet, microwave, fridge and coffee/tea. From $219 Moderate Ripley’s Aquarium Hampton Inn Toronto Airport This hotel boasts a convenient location, minutes from the Toronto Pearson International Airport. Start your day right with Hampton’s free hot breakfast and famous waffles. Work out in the well-equipped fitness centre or refresh with a few laps in the indoor pool. After a long day, retire to your room and watch your favourite show while staying connected with free Wi-Fi. From $230 Moderate Segway Tours Ripley’s Aquarium is Canada’s largest indoor aquarium. Immerse yourself in a world of 20,000 aquatic animals and discover your own underwater adventure in the heart of downtown Toronto. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada features North America’s longest underwater viewing tunnel, daily live dive shows, touch tanks featuring stingrays and over 100 interactive opportunities. Start off with training on how to operate the Segway PT - two-wheeled, self-balancing, stand-up transport, followed by a guided tour of the Distillery District with a knowledgeable tour guide. The Distillery District is a national historic site and represents the largest collection of Victorian industrial architecture in North America. From $35 From $39 CN Tower 144 Superior Walking Tours Take in spectacular views of up to 160 kilometres away from three observation levels, including the world- famous Glass Floor and the outdoor Sky Terrace. The CN Tower defines the Toronto skyline standing at 533.33 metres tall and offers fine dining options and grab-and- go style food on-site. This tour focuses on the history of the Distillery District, from its foundation in 1832 to the present day. Topics include prohibition, working conditions, building uses, alcohol production, success and failures, the area’s gentrification and more. Along the way, stop into Mill Street Brewery and Soma Chocolate for a sample. This one-hour tour departs daily. From $38 From $21 ANDERSON VACATIONS