When to Visit Etobicoke, ON
The springtime months from March through May are a great time to visit the area. Hotel rates haven't climbed with the number of tourists during that period, and the weather is fairly nice. Average high temperatures are in the 50s and 60s with lows falling below 45 degrees. Make sure to pack light layers or a warm jacket. It gets chilly in the evenings.
In March, Canada Blooms draws thousands of visitors to Toronto. This flower festival has a focus on drawing people closer to nature and is heading into its 22nd year. Enjoy strolling through flowered, colorful displays and checking out rare plants. Learn more about flowers and gardening in one of over 100 seminars.
Summertime is brief in Etobicoke with just a few short months of warm, sunny days. High temperatures hover near 80 degrees from June through August with lows in the mid-60s. When winds come in off the lake, it can bring in some chilly air and brisk breezes. Toronto hosts many popular festivals that bring in droves of tourists during the summer months. Expect higher rates and book well in advance.
Pride Toronto is a massive party celebrating diversity over several days in June, drawing nearly one million people to the city. Events include the colorful and famous Pride Parade and festivities along Church Street. Street food and merchandise vendors line the street, and area businesses gladly welcome partiers in this pedestrian-only zone. In August, the city celebrates another culture in raucous fashion at Caribana over three weeks, culminating in a long weekend filled with parties, music, dancing, and food.
Autumn in Etobicoke is a wonderful time to visit since travel numbers decline along with hotel rates. Temperatures are still fair in the 50s and 60s with lows in the mid-40s by November. Fall festivals still bring in crowds, so book in advance to take advantage of hotel deals.
Art Toronto happens in October and is Canada's premier festival for international modern and contemporary art. View works from leading galleries across the globe and engage in lectures and discussions with top art figures through PLATFORM. Other notable fall events include the Toronto International Film Festival in September and the Cavalcade of Lights in November.
If you don't mind cold weather, traveling to Etobicoke in the winter can reap big savings. Daytime highs struggle to reach the freezing mark, and the lows are in the teens. Overall, the district isn't subject to an overwhelming amount of snow but does see a few storms with accumulations over five inches. A rare type of winter storm, known as a Colorado Low, can dump several inches of rain, snow, and ice over many days. Pack a heavy coat, hat, and gloves for a winter trip.
Embark on a gastronomic adventure at Winterlicious. This is a two-week culinary festival that begins in January. Rather than experience delectable samples at a central location, over 200 of the best restaurants craft specialty three-course menus. You wouldn't be able to enjoy all the menus, but rest assured, you'll be delighted. Other winter events include Holiday Magic on Bloor-Yorkville and the Toronto International Boat Show.
Hotels With Discounts in Etobicoke, ON
At Best Western Plus Travel Hotel Toronto Airport, AAA members save between 5 and 10 percent on rooms that other travelers have called “spacious and comfortable.” Each room boasts a fridge, microwave, wired and wireless internet, and LCD TVs with cable channels. Best Western Plus rooms include bathroom upgrades and a work desk. Relax in the garden after working out in the fitness center, and top off your stay with free breakfast.
Best Value Hotels in Etobicoke, ON
For a hotel with great reviews at a fair price, check out Courtyard Mississauga - Airport Corporate Center West. Business travels at this hotel are wonderful with ample meeting space, a 24-hour business center, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and express check-out. Stay on track in the fitness center or the indoor pool before taking a relaxing break in the spa tub.
At the Gladstone Hotel, you'll enjoy a boutique hotel for a chain hotel price. From the stunning exterior all the way to your room, you'll be greeted by Toronto's arts and culture. Each of the rooms is individually decorated by local artists. Rooms have their own names, including the Skygazer Room, the Red Room, and Faux Naturelle. Outside of the distinct decor, rooms boast flat screen TVs, natural bath products, a tablet with digital concierge, and a dry bar with snacks and drinks.
Things to Do in Etobicoke, ON
Take a step away from the busy city with a trip to High Park, where you can hike through expansive greenery and possibly see the park's live-in Bison, Alberta. Enjoy the greenhouse and Children's and Hillside Gardens after a picnic near the pond.
Experience some of the district's best food on a walking tour. Themes include St. Lawrence Market and Old Toronto, Greektown and Leslieville, or “all over hog heaven” on a tour of the town's history.
No matter the reason and no matter the season, you're sure to love your trip to Etobicoke, Ontario. Let HotelPlanner make the most of your vacation with a fantastic room at an even better price. Take the first step toward your Canadian getaway and book today!
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